STARFIGHTER MEMORIAL DEDICATION CEREMONY
On June 19th 2008, in the RCAF memorial Air Park of the National Air Force Museum of Canada, at 8Wing Trenton Ontario, the Starfighter Memorial was formally dedicated honouring all who flew the CF104 and; in particular, the 37 pilots who gave their lives in the line of duty. The Order of Service of the Ceremony follows:
ORDER OF SERVICE
Opening Remarks – MC Capt. (Ret’d) R. Burke Chair, Board
of Directors, National Air Force Museum of Canada;
Introduction of and Welcoming Remarks by Col. M. J. Hood,
8 Wing Commander;
Introduction of and Remarks by Capt. (Ret’d) D.S. Fenton President Canadian Starfighter Association;
Unveiling of the Memorial Col. (Ret.d) R.D.Russell and Capt. (Ret’d) G.G. Anderson;
One Minute of Silence;
Introduction of and Remarks by L.Gen. (Ret’d) L. C. Campbell Former Chief of Air Staff;
Reading of “High Flight” by L.Gen. (Ret’d) F.
Former Vice Chief of Defence Staff;
Introduction of Padre and Prayers of Dedication;
Reading of Roll of Honour by Capt. (Ret’d) D.S.
Fenton; Reveille; Closing Remarks by Gen. (Ret’d) P.D.
Manson Former Chief of Defence Staff;
Air Force March Past with Fly-past by F18; Fly-past by the Snowbirds; and then the Snowbirds in "Missing Man" Formation.
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>These Links will lead you to the Remarks made by Capt. Fenton; LGen. L.C. Campbell; LGen. Sutherland and General Manson the Honour Roll
and the CF-104 Pilots Memorial