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Newest Detachment 2 First Air Force Honorary Commander

Aug 30, 2019

Brad Gavan

Members of Detachment 2, First Air Force, pose with Honorary Commander Brad Gavan.

Photo credit:  Corporal Robert Ouellette, 22 Wing Imagery Technician

On June 27, 2019, United States Detachment 2, First Air Force appointed Mr. Brad Gavan as their new Honorary Commander.  Then, Colonel Mark Roberts, 22 Wing Commander, and Lieutenant-Colonel Rye Whitehead, US Detachment 2, First Air Force Commander, presided over the ceremony. The occasion was witnessed by members of 22 Wing, both Canadian and American.

“We are excited to have Honorary Commander Brad Gavan join the US Detachment, First Air Force and 22 Wing teams.  His leadership in the city and with CFB North Bay makes him a perfect fit as the next US Detachment Honorary Commander.  We look forward to working with Honorary Commander Gavan in the coming years, strengthening the bonds between the City of North Bay, US personnel stationed at CFB North Bay, and 22 Wing.”

Lt Col Rye Whitehead, US Detachment 2, First Air Force Commander.


“My role is “honorary and advisory’ and over the next few years I will listen, learn and laugh with the personnel of US Detachment 2, First Air Force while telling their stories and welcoming them to our community.”

Mr. Brad Gavan, Incoming US Detachment 2, First Air Force Honorary Commander.

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