Banners of the AAFC
AAFC Governor-General’s Banner
The Australian Air Force Cadets was presented with a Governor-General’s Banner on 1 October 2016, in celebration of our 75th Anniversary.
The Banner was presented by Air Vice Marshal Peter Yates AM CSC, on behalf of General the Honourable Sir Peter Cosgrove AK MC, Governor-General of the Commonwealth of Australia at a ceremony in Canberra.
AAFC National Banner
In April 1991, t he National Banner was presented to the then AIRTC on the occasion of its 50th anniversary – a recognition of the organisation’s major contribution over the years. A replacement banner was presented to the AAFC by the Chief of Air Force in 2009.
The AAFC National Banner does not hold the same status as a Queen’s Colour, (Air Force) Squadron Standard or Governor-General’s Banner, saluting the banner is voluntary for members of the Australian Defence Force.
CUO James Webster is presented with the AAFC National Banner by Chief of Air Force Air Marshal Mark Binskin AM