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Captain Chris “LIME” Swartz receives his TOPGUN graduation certificate from Rear Admiral Richard Brophy, Commander, Naval Aviation Warfighting Development Center. 

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Move over Maverick! Canadian Pilot graduates TOPGUN program

January 12, 2021 at 2:19 pm

Emily Lindahl With so much skill and talent all throughout the Canadian Armed Forces, we often take for granted just how good our people really are. RCAF pilots operate at a world class level, and we have the TOPGUN patch to prove it. On Tuesday, November 24, 2020, Captain Chris ‘LIME’ Swartz graduated from the United States Navy (USN) Fighter Weapons School – Strike Fighter Tactics Instructor program, more commonly known as TOPGUN. As partRead More

Lessons from 2020

Lessons from 2020

January 12, 2021 at 2:14 pm

Chaplain’s Corner Padre Megan Jones As we celebrate the New Year and say goodbye to 2020 (many of us breathing a sigh of relief), it may be tempting to rush right into 2021 and put this past year behind us. 2020 has been a challenging and tumultuous year, not just for ourselves, our family, our Wing, our country, but for the entire world. But the New Year can offer us a time of reflection, aRead More

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4 Wing participates in Flypast

January 12, 2021 at 2:11 pm

RCAF Two Royal Canadian Air Force CF-18 Hornets from 410 Squadron at 4 Wing Cold Lake, Alberta conducted a flypast of the memorial service forCalgary Police Service officer, Sergeant Andrew Harnett, in Calgary, on January 9, 2021. The flypast took place over the Calgary Police Service Headquarters, located at 5111 47th Street NE, at approximately 3 p.m. MST. The flypast continued over the community of Strathmore and its branch of the Royal Canadian Legion, inRead More