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9 Wing Gander:
9 Wing Gander is located in central Newfoundland, Canada's most easterly province. You will find us just north of the Trans Canada Highway adjacent to Gander International Airport. It's only a five-minute walk from the International Airport Terminal to the main gate of 9 Wing/CFB Gander and 3 kms to the town proper.
Among its many roles, 9 Wing Gander is responsible for providing search and rescue services throughout Newfoundland and Labrador as well as north-eastern Quebec. Crews of 103 Search and Rescue Squadron are ready to answer the call in one of the busiest search and rescue regions in Canada.
9 Wing includes 9 Air Reserve Flight. It augments and supports the operations, administrative and technical functions of the base.
The Wing is also host to CFS Lietrim Detachment Gander which operates and maintains signals intelligence.
In addition, the Wing operates and maintains a Canadian Coastal Radar on behalf of Fighter Group Canadian NORAD Region Headquarters.
As one of the principal military establishments in Newfoundland, the Wing supports Canadian Forces Recruiting Centre Detachment Corner Brook, 41 various Cadet Corps and maintains armories at Grand Falls-Windsor, Corner Brook and Stephenville.
Wing Commander: LCol Jenn Weissenborn
Chief Warrant Officer: CWO Dianne Maidment