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Bishop McCaig visits the Holy Name Chapel

Bishop McCaig visits the Holy Name Chapel

April 17, 2018 at 11:43 am

Chaplain’s Corner Padre Zibby Jonczyk The head of the Catholic Church, Pope Francis, has asked priests and bishops on many occasions to be good and faithful shepherds, constantly present with their flock. On April 5 the 4 Wing Catholic Parish community welcomed amongst its midst the Shepherd of the Roman Catholic Military Diocese Most Reverend Scott McCaig, CC. Bishop McCaig stayed on our base for five days. His stop over was one of several visitsRead More

More than 20 units sent cadets to 4 Wing for last weekend’s visit.
Photo: Justin Spinello

Northwest Region Cadets learn about CAF during 4 Wing visit

April 17, 2018 at 11:39 am

Jeff Gaye Approximately 500 cadets from Saskatchewan, Alberta and British Columbia visited 4 Wing last weekend for a Canadian Armed Forces familiarization tour. The cadets visited 401 and 409 Squadrons and saw some of the teams behind the scenes, including W TEME, GSAR, ATC, and the Meteorology Section. They also had an interpretive tour of the mounted aircraft and radar displays, offering them a glimpse into RCAF history. Cadet MWO Parker Jackson from Fort McMurrayRead More

Learn Brazilian jiu-jitsu at Col JJ Parr Sports Centre

Learn Brazilian jiu-jitsu at Col JJ Parr Sports Centre

April 17, 2018 at 11:36 am

Lesley Devost, Community Recreation Supervisor Brazilian jiu-jitsu (BJJ) is a martial art and combat sport system that focuses on grappling and ground fighting. It promotes the concept that a smaller, weaker person can successfully defend themselves against a bigger, stronger, heavier opponent. Training in BJJ can be used for sport or self-defence. Sparring and live drilling play a major role in training and in progressing through the ranking system. Our instructor, Matt Cochrane, has beenRead More