Department of National Defence

Department of National Defence


October 10, 2006 17:42 ET

All Former Wildcats Are Invited to the 438 Tactical Helicopter Squadron 60th Anniversary Ball

ST. HUBERT, QUEBEC--(CCNMatthews - Oct. 10, 2006) - The Commanding Officer of 438 Escadron tactique d'helicopteres, St. Hubert, Quebec, is happy to announce his squadron is 60 years young.

In light of this remarkable milestone the members of 438 ETAH have modified the annual Wildcats' reunion and have organized a formal 60th Anniversary Ball on Thurs., Nov 2 at 6 p.m., which will be held at the squadron in Hangar 10.

"The night's commemoration will emphasize the ambiance and environment that has marked the aviation world of yesterday and that continues to mark the world of aviation today," said Lieutenant-Colonel Luc Martineau, CO of 438 ETAH.

The guest of honour for the evening is scheduled to be the Chief of Air Staff Lieutenant-General J.S. Lucas. The evening will begin with a welcome reception followed by dinner and dancing. The 438 Squadron Band will entertain present and past members and their guest all night long.

The cost for the 60th Anniversary Ball is $45 per person and reservations must be received by Thurs., Oct 19.

For further information please contact Roxanne Hebert (450) 462-8777 ext 8452 or Warrant Officer Danielle Cote (450) 462-8777 ext 7979.

Contact Information

  • ETAH's Unit Information Officer
    Warrant Officer Danielle Cote
    450-462-8777 ext 7979