St-Hubert, 7 february 2018,
Goede dag Fred,
It is with great pleasure and pride that I send you this 438 squadron certificate of merit making you an “Honorary Wildcat".
Your tireless efforts and dedication at preserving the memory of our wartime aircrew is nothing short of admirable. Your devotion and gift of yourself in the preservation of our air arm’s heritage is worthy of the highest praise. Your efforts with also ensure the survival of this proud legacy that we’ll be able to share with future Wildcats.
Once again, thank you so much. I am looking forward to our continued cooperation and hope to one day have the opportunity to thank you in person. Should you find yourself in our area, please make sure you contact us for a well-earned visit!
Tot ziens en bedankt!MWO Francis Dutil SAMS / SQN historian & archivist 438 Tactical Helicopter Squadron Royal Canadian Air Force