Meet our CO!
Captain Christopher Boyle, CD
Capt Boyle started his cadet career at the age of 12 with 540 Golden Hawks Royal Canadian Air Cadet Squadron in Oakville then moved on to 826 Gryphon Royal Canadian Air Cadet Squadron in Hamilton where he retired at the rank of Warrant Officer First Class holding the position of Squadron Warrant Officer.
Capt Boyle enrolled in the Canadian Armed Forces as an Infantryman with the Royal Hamilton Light Infantry in Hamilton. He moved to Sudbury for post secondary education at Cambrian Collage transferring to the 2nd Battalion of the Irish Regiment of Canada continuing to serve as an Infantryman. While there he continued with the Canadian Cadet Organization by volunteering with 200 Wolf Royal Canadian Air Cadet Squadron starting as the units Standards Officer before working with the Training Cell.
In 2007 Capt Boyle transferred to the CIC (Cadet Instructor Cadre) with 200 Wolf Royal Canadian Air Cadet Squadron as their Training Officer. He moved back to Southern Ontario a few years later and joined 62 Phantom Royal Canadian Air Cadet Squadron. Capt Boyle has served as the Squadron’s Standards Officer, Assistant Training Officer, Training Officer and most recently as the Deputy Commanding Officer.
Although Capt Boyle has held every role at the unit level, the majority of time has been spent as a training officer.
Capt Boyle was awarded the Canadian Forces Decoration in 2013.
On the civilian side Capt Boyle runs the Flight Following Dept. for Ornge Air Ambulance and has been doing so for close to ten years now. Capt Boyle lives in Burlington with is wife Stephanie and his two sons Owen and Wyatt.