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Air Force Association Trophy Awarded

 

 

HQ 86 Wing is the 2020 recipient of the Air Force Association trophy

 

The 2020 Air Force Association Trophy has been awarded to HQ No 86 Wing for its proficiency and contribution to Air Force capability during 2019.

The Air Force Association Trophy has been awarded since 1961, which until the Air Force Reserve became an integral part of the Air Force workforce, was awarded to the most proficient RAAF Reserve squadron.

The Award was deactivated in 2010 and reactivated in 2018 with a revised criterion, for proficiency and contribution by Force Element Groups and Wing Headquarters.  It was then awarded to No 44 Wing.   HQACG won the Trophy in 2019.

Receiving the Trophy for HQ 86 Wing was Group Captain Tony Bull, Officer Commanding No 86 Wing, accompanied by Group Captain Stefano ‘Steve’ Pesce, AM, former Officer Commander No 86 Wing. Senior Australian Defence Force Officer Amberley, Air Commodore Veronica Tyler presented the Trophy on behalf of Air Commander Australia.

Officer Commanding No. 86 Wing, Group Captain Anthony Bull (right) holds the Air Force Association trophy, Group Captain Steve Pesce (left) displays the accompanying winner certificate at RAAF Base Amberley, Queensland.

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