Historical Aircraft

Distinguished Service Award


In 1973 the NEC approved the establishment of the Distinguished Service Award, in recognition and appreciation of distinguished service to the Association. Awarded to only two members annually, it is the highest award which may be presented to a individual by the Association.

Group Captain (Ret’d) William A Hockney, OMM, CD – 415 (Prince Edward County) Wing, Picton, ON (Deceased)
William Bill John Jack, 441 (Huronia) Wing, Barrie. ON (Deceased)


LCol (Ret’d) Bud Berntson, CD – 111 (Micmac) Wing

Walter Vladimir Gerbac – 306 Wing (Deceased)