It’s time,’ says first Inuk woman to become honorary colonel at 5 Wing Goose Bay – CBC

by ahnationtalk on June 24, 2019202 Views

Veteran, former Nunatsiavut President Sarah Leo makes history

Jun 23, 2019

An Indigenous woman has been named honorary colonel of a squadron based at 5 Wing Goose Bay for the first time.

Sarah Leo, a former president of Nunatsiavut and Canadian Army veteran, is taking on the civilian role, which bridges the divide between members of the 444 Combat Support Squadron and the general public in Labrador.

“I think it’s exciting and I think it’s time,” said Leo.

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