Cornwall ON – On Thursday the 23rd September, 2010, Mr.Ron Begg was invested with the rank of Honourary Colonel of Canadian Forces School of Aerospace Control (CFSACO) in Cornwall, Ontario.
Mr. Begg has long been recognized for his promotion of charitable causes and interests, and his service and affiliations in the community.
Mr. Begg’s formal investiture as Honourary Colonel for the unit, coincided with the most recent graduating class of students who successfully completed Canadian Forces Ground Control training at the school.
In a ceremony held before staff and students at the Canadian Forces unit to which he is now attached, Mr. Begg graciously accepted the honour, recognizing the responsibility of the position and the important role that he will occupy as a laison between the Cornwall and Canadian Forces communities.
Cornwall is home to the Canadian Forces School of Aerospace Control Operations (École des opérations de contrôle aérospatial des Forces canadiennes) also known as CFSACO. CFSACO offers a range of basic and specialty courses and conversion training to Canadian Forces personnel. Military members are trained to become either Air Traffic Controller/Operators or Air Weapons Controller/Operators.