Fonds 2005/4 - 1 Wing Headquarters fonds

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1 Wing Headquarters fonds

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CA ON00093 2005/4

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  • 1950-1998 (Creation)

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40 cm of textual records (3 boxes)

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1 Wing Headquarters supports the Commander of 1 Wing who has operational command and control over five Tactical Helicopter Squadrons and five separate detachments with geographical locations ranging from Gagetown, NB to Edmonton, AB, with an approximate total of 1075 personnel in 2007. The Headquarters coordinates and controls the movement of equipment and the careers and administration of members Wing wide. In addition, 1 Wing Headquarters is its own Unit in every respect, with its needs being met internally and by the support base, CFB Kingston.

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Fonds consists of material pertaining to 1 Wing, 10 Tactical Air Group, 427 Squadron and 430 Squadron and the Kingston, Ontario area during the 1990s. Also includes reference files covering a variety of subjects. There are 4 series:

  1. 1 Wing
  2. 10 Tactical Air Group
  3. 427 Squadron and 430 Squadron
  4. Reference Files

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Fonds received 22 February 2005 from 1 Wing Headquarters in Kingston, ON.


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  • English
  • French

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File 6 is Confidential and is stored in the Classified Storage Area. The remaining files are unclassified.

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Finding aids

Copies of the finding aid are located in the first file of the fonds and in the Reading Room of the Directorate of History and Heritage (DHH). Electronic copies are also available.

Associated materials

There are Annual Historical Reports for 1 Wing under UIC 3996
There is a Permanent Reference File (PRF) for 1 Wing in Box 149
Associated material can be found at Library and Archives Canada (LAC). The series title is “1 Wing” and the reference number is 112-33-6-E (formerly RG 24 G 13-9).
The following Kardex Collection file was transferred to LAC:
956.009 (D191) – Article from the Beaver, containing a brief history of the Air Division and its wings, March 1970.

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No further accruals are expected.

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This is a bilingual fonds.

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