Tear­ful farewell

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About 40 Cana­dian Forces mem­bers from 17 Wing Win­nipeg left for Ro­ma­nia on Satur­day morn­ing, where they will re­place mem­bers with the Air Task Force

de­ployed at Campia Turzi. About 80 mil­i­tary per­son­nel in to­tal from across Canada are be­ing de­ployed over the course of sev­eral weeks. The task force is con­duct­ing train­ing with NATO al­lies at Campia Turzii, lo­cated roughly 40

kilo­me­tres from Cluj-Napoca, Ro­ma­nia’s sec­ond-largest city. CLOCK­WISE FROM TOP: Seven-year-old Alyssa Borkof­sky and her brother, four-yearold Reece, wrap their arms around their dad, Sgt. Michael Borkof­sky, just be­fore his de­ploy­ment to Ro­ma­nia; Kather­ine Nelles, 14, rests her head on her fa­ther, Lt.- Col. Jay Nelles, while hold­ing back tears; 17 Wing mem­bers make their way to their plane; Capt. Philip Gal­braith em­braces his wife, Tammy Robin­son, who is nine months preg­nant.

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