Major Alexia Hannam

Major Hannam is a RCAF helicopter pilot and the Commanding Officer of 417 Combat Support Squadron based in Cold Lake, Alberta. She flew the Chinook for 40 combat missions in Afghanistan and was the detachment commander in Operation LENTUS during the Fort McMurray and British Columbia wildfires on Search and Rescue Griffon helicopters. She is a vocal advocate for the Forces and women in aviation.