Andreena Clifford joined the Royal Canadian Air Force in 2000 as an Aerospace Control Operator (AC Op) and to this day has been defending the sovereignty of Canadian Airspace. A veteran of the aerial campaign over Afghanistan flying aboard the Airborne Warning and Control Systems aircraft (AWACS), as well as providing the tactical air picture for Operation Impact and numerous other domestic operations. Sgt Clifford has excelled in the field of air defense and is considered a leader in the highly technical field of tactical data link. Her skills directly enable decision makers, at the highest level, to make effective, informed, real time decisions.
When not defending the interests of Canada at home or abroad Andreena volunteers her time to numerous community groups and charities including sitting on the board of directors for the Canadian Forces Museum of Aerospace Defense, local youth sports, organizing fundraisers for Relay for Life and editor-in-chief of The Shield, the 22 Wing newspaper.
A devoted wife and mother of four children, Andreena is an outstanding ambassador for women in aviation and an inspirational RCAF leader.