Passing of Lieutenant-General William Keir Carr

Sad news from the Royal Canadian Air Force Association.

The RCAF Association and all its members mourn the passing of the Father of the Modern (post-war) (Royal) Canadian Air Force and First Commander Air Command (1975) – Lieutenant-General William Keir Carr

We offer sincere gratitude to Dave O’Malley ( ) for the tribute to General Carr, which you can view here, at this link.

Funeral details are still pending; more to follow at a later date, but preparations are underway for the service and inurnment to be live-streamed beginning at 11:00 am EITHER 30 October or 31 October, TBC.

If you have a story about your service with General Carr, please consider sending it to for publishing consideration.

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Royal Canadian Air Force Association,405-222 Somerset St. West Ottawa ON K2P 2G3 CANADA, Phone Number:(613) 232-4281, Fax Number: (613) 232-2156, Email Address:, Website :

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