Join Alaska World Affairs Council for an in-depth discussion from Brigadier General on the US-Canadian military alliance, as well as military operations in Alaska. The program will begin 5 minutes early for Alaska World Affairs Council Year in Review presented by Lise Falskow.
BGen Scott Clancy was born and raised in Ottawa Ontario where his parents still reside. He joined the Air Cadets when he was young in order to follow his dream of flying, becoming a glider and private pilot.
BGen Clancy joined the military in 1984 and attended the Royal Military College St Jean (RMC) Saint-Jean, graduating in 1989. He received his wings after completing the basic helicopter course in December 1990.
He has served in 427, 430 and 403 tactical helicopter squadrons. He has held staff appointments as a contingency planner in the 1st Canadian Air Division/Canadian NORAD Region HQ Winnipeg, Directing Staff at the Army Staff College at Fort Frontenac, and then as the Wing Operations Officer and finally Chief of Staff for 1 Wing Headquarters.
In 2008, BGen Clancy was charged with planning the deployment and sustainment of helicopter forces to Afghanistan, including the interim Chinook capability, for which he was awarded the Meritorious Service Medal (MSM). In 2010 he was deployed to Haiti, in command of the Air Component there as part of the Canadian Forces response to the earthquake of 12 January 2010. His actions there earned him a second MSM.
In 2011, BGen Clancy took over as the Deputy Chief of the NORAD/USNORTHCOM Current-Operations Center (N2C2) in Colorado Springs. Over the next three years he was intimately involved in numerous homeland defence, and civil support operations including the response to Hurricane Sandy and wildland firefighting. In July 2014, BGen Clancy assumed command of 1 Wing Kingston. As 1 Wing Commander he was responsible for providing the CAF with integrated tactical aviation airpower effects. In 2016, he was appointed as Director General Air Readiness at NDHQ in Ottawa. Following his tour in Ottawa, BGen Clancy was posted to Joint Base Elmendorf Richardson, Alaska in the summer of 2018 and appointed to his current position as Deputy Commander, Alaskan NORAD Region.
BGen Clancy is bilingual and holds a Bachelor’s degree in Military and Strategic Studies from the Collège Militaire Royal in Saint-Jean and a Master’s in Defence Studies from RMC in Kingston. He is a graduate of the Canadian Land Forces Command and Staff College, the Canadian Forces College and the USAF Air War College
- Check-in will begin at 11:30am with seating available on a first-come first-serve basis. The program will begin at noon.
- Those with online reservations do not need to present ticket confirmation at the door, we will have all confirmed attendees on a list at check-in.
- Lunch at this program will be available for individual order and purchase from 49th State Brewing Co. If you wish to do so, plan on arriving early to ensure you receive your meal by the end of the program.
- Online registration will close at midnight on May 9nd. Remaining tickets will be available for purchase the day of the program at the door from 11:30am.
Complimentary parking is available in nearby EasyPark Alaska lots for individuals who preregister online by midnight on the day before to attend this program. Successful registrants will receive an email the day before to the program with parking details.
High school and full-time college students who register in advance receive complimentary admission and a voucher for a lunch item of their choosing thanks to the generous support of BP.
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