Photo: Jasmine Ouellette

Signs of Spring time at 4 Wing

March 31, 2020 at 4:16 pm
Defence Team mental health and coping during COVID-19

Defence Team mental health and coping during COVID-19

March 31, 2020 at 4:13 pm

Colonel Helen Wright, Director Mental Health,Canadian Forces Health Services Group The outbreak of novel coronavirus disease (COVID-19) may be stressful for people and communities. It is not unusual to feel anxiety about COVID-19 and you will probably worry about the potential impact on yourself and your family. Some distress is common in uncertain situations like this outbreak, and it may cause strong emotions in both adults and children. Everyone reacts differently to stressful situations. TheRead More

Stress over COVID-19 not an unusual reaction

Stress over COVID-19 not an unusual reaction

March 31, 2020 at 4:07 pm

Chaplain’s Corner Padre Zibby Jonczyk During the last two weeks, many of us have been working from home either full time or on rotation in response to the COVID-19 outbreak. Some of you might be enjoying working from home while others are probably somewhat anxious with the disruption in your routines. There has been different reactions to daily news and updates on the response to the outbreak and spread of the COVID-19 virus. Some ofRead More

Major Eileen Sudul, piloting a helicopter, has been named CO of 417 Squadron 4 Wing Cold Lake.
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Command changes at 417 Squadron

March 31, 2020 at 4:01 pm

Cliff Kenyon A change of command for an air force squadron is usually a time of celebration and ceremony. The change of command this month at 417 Combat Support Squadron (Sqn) was more a moment of reflection with celebration and ceremony on hold as most 4 Wing personnel are working from home instead of at the base to respect the latest direction of physical, social distancing. On March 19, outgoing Squadron Commanding Officer (CO) MajorRead More

Chief Warrant Officer Rémi Nault (left) and 4 Wing Commander Colonel Dave Moar appear in a 4 Wing Facebook Live Town Hall to answer questions posed by Canadian Armed Forces members and civilians.
Photo: Image screenshot from Facebook Live

Wing leaders answer questions

March 31, 2020 at 3:40 pm

Cliff Kenyon It was a premiere of sorts, a debut perhaps, as 4 Wing Commander Colonel Dave Moar was star of the show streamed live on Facebook. The live virtual town hall chat on March 26, from a prepared studio at Military Family Resource Centre Society at 4 Wing, was an innovative way for base leadership to reach families and members of the Canadian Armed Forces (CAF) as well as 4 Wing civilian employees, mostRead More

Photo:  LS Erica Seymour, 4 Wing Imaging

31 March 2020: Message from the Wing Commander, COVID-19

March 31, 2020 at 3:14 pm

31 March 2020 Hello 4 Wing members and families, This is a long one today! I hope this finds you in good health and that you’re managing to keep your spirits high. The spread of COVID-19 has not slowed down in the last few days and although the number of cases in the Lakeland region remains relatively low, we need to continue to take all preventative measures possible to flatten the curve. The Wing remainsRead More