Commander of the Royal Canadian Air Force, Lieutenant-General Eric Kenny (archives).
A military police investigation could shed light on the tradition of assigning nicknames, or call signs, to fighter pilots.
Earlier this week , the Commander-in-Chief of the Royal Canadian Air Force (RCAF), Lieutenant-General Eric Kenny, had announced the opening of an investigation into statements made during a committee meeting. #x27;assignment of call signs, in June.
The investigation even forced the military authorities to postpone the change of command of 3 Wing Bagotville, which was to take place on August 30, 2022.
According to the report; ARC, assigning call signs can help build team spirit and a sense of belonging among fighter pilots. A procedural review was conducted last year to ensure that nicknames assigned are appropriate.
It is unclear whether this review also reviewed Call Sign Allocation Committees.
Despite the official-looking name, these committees are actually a social activity where people are served. #x27;alcohol. Experienced pilots tell their exploits or other stories to the younger ones.
For some experts on the issue of sexual misconduct in the military, traditions are certainly important within the army, but it is equally essential to point the finger at those who harm the morale of the troops.