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Farewell message from the CDS

Farewell message from the CDS

August 11, 2020 at 4:05 pm

To my sailors, soldiers, aviators, Special Forces operators and your families; to our Deputy Minister, DND and NPF employees, and my friends and colleagues; to the members of the CDS Council; to my senior leadership, I wish to inform you that I have conferred with our Minister of National Defence, our Prime Minister and, Her Excellency the Governor General and have conveyed to them my intent, and with their permission, to relinquish command of theRead More

Premier of Alberta, Honourable Jason Kenney (left), with fellow Members of the Legislative Assembly (MLA) stand for a group photo modeling their new hats, coins and badges with 409 Tactical Fighter Squadron CO, Lieutenant Colonel (LCol) Colin Marks (right), during Jason Kenney’s Wing Visit to Hangar 3, 4 Wing Cold Lake, Alberta, on August 6, 2020.
From left to right: Jason Kenney, MLA David Hanson, MLA Brad Rutherford, LCol Colin Marks.
Photo: Avr Avery Philpott, 4 Wing Imaging

A special visit to Cold Lake

August 11, 2020 at 4:04 pm
On behalf of the Canadian Forces Base Medley Society, Chief Warrant Officer (CWO) Frank Dwyer presents a cheque to the Valour Place Stakeholder Relations Manager Sylvie Keane, at Heritage Park, 4 Wing Cold Lake, Alberta, on July 29, 2020.
From left to right: Pat Schwindt, CWO Frank Dwyer, Teresa Boisvert, Sylvie Keane, 4 Wing Commander Colonel Dave Moar.
Photo: Cpl Justin Roy, 4 Wing Imaging

$25,000 to Valour Place

August 11, 2020 at 4:02 pm
Cultivate relationships of care

Cultivate relationships of care

August 11, 2020 at 4:01 pm

Chaplain’s Corner Padre Oliver Edwards Being in my 40s one of the first records (yeah, back in the day, you bought records – a collection of songs by the same artist intentionally arranged as an experience – with sides even!) I ever got into was Bryan Adams’ Reckless. On that album was a song that I thought was pretty good, though it was never a radio hit. The chorus went like this: I need somebodyRead More

Aircraft Structures Technician Corporal Michael Glennon paints part of a CC-177 Globemaster wing from a suspended platform during a Home Station Check (HSC) wearing protective gear during the process. 
Photo: Sgt Gaétan Racine, Canadian Forces Combat Camera

Workplace Health and Safety

August 11, 2020 at 3:57 pm

LCol Richard Hannah, 1 CAD Surgeon In recent years, there has been a great deal of attention focused on improving the safety of the workplace. This is true in the industrial and corporate realms to the government and military worlds, and has greatly increased the overall safety of employees. Within the Canadian Armed Forces (CAF), and specifically the Royal Canadian Air Force (RCAF), members of a variety of trades, including Aircraft Structures (ACS) Technicians, haveRead More

Lieutenant Josh Pistone (left) presents Master Corporal (now 2Lt) Amy Pistone with a certificate of performance (Commander’s Commendation), at the Transition Centre, Building 67, 4 Wing Cold Lake, Alberta, on July 24, 2020.  
Photo: Cpl Justin Roy, 4 Wing Imaging

Promotion at Transition Centre

August 11, 2020 at 3:54 pm