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444 Combat Support Squadron
Founded 1 March 1953
Role Rescue
Part of 5 Wing
Garrison/HQ CFB Goose Bay
Motto(s) STRIKE SWIFT STRIKE SURE
Commanders
5 Wing Commander Lieutenant Colonel Michael Ward
Aircraft flown
Fighter CL-13 Sabre, CF-104 Starfighter
Helicopter CH-112 Nomad, CH-136 Kiowa, CH-135 Twin Huey, CH-146 Griffon

444 Combat Support Squadron is an Air Force unit with the Canadian Forces. Based at CFB Goose Bay it provides helicopter support to the base operations.

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444 Fighter Squadron was formed in March 1953 at CFB St. Hubert, Quebec and moved to CFB Baden-Soellingen in West Germany.[1]

Disbanded 1967, it was re-formed as 444 Tactical Helicopter Squadron at CFB Lahr, West Germany in 1972 until 1991 and again in CFB Goose Bay in 1993.[2]

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