Navy, Air Force, Conflict in Afghanistan, Innovations, Careers, Technology, Operation
Capt Choy joined the Naval Reserve in December 2000 as a Maritime Surface and Sub-Surface (MARS) Officer. Upon completion of his university studies in 2004, he was posted to HMCS BRANDON as the Deck Officer. In 2007, Capt Choy transferred to the RCAF and was awarded his Air Combat Systems Officer wings in 2009.
In 2010, Capt Choy deployed to Kandahar Airfield (KAF) as a CU-170 Heron Remotely Piloted Aircraft (RPA) Air Vehicle Operator as part of Operation ATHENA. He was subsequently posted to Australia with No.5 Flight, Royal Australian Air Force in 2012 as an RPA Sensor Operator. During that posting, he deployed to KAF again with the Australian Defence Force as part of Operation SLIPPER.
Capt Choy was posted to 407 Long Range Patrol (LRP) Squadron in 2015 and deployed to Kuwait on Operation IMPACT in 2016. In 2018, Capt Choy completed his upgrade to Tactical Coordinator A-Category (TACCO A) and deployed to Fiji for Operation Driftnet in 2019.
Capt Choy completed the Aerospace Studies Program (ASP) in June 2020 and is currently posted to the Directorate of Air Requirements (DAR) in Ottawa.