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OS Justin Spinello of 4 Wing Imaging is in St Kitts, Eastern Caribbean Islands, to cover Exercise Tradewinds. This picture was taken in the Bahamas.

4 Wing Image Tech heads south for Ex Tradewinds

June 19, 2018 at 4:10 pm
A 435 Squadron Hercules refuels two Hornets en route to Inuvik.
Photo: Cpl Arthur Ark, AETE Imaging

Fuelling the fire: 435 Squadron delivers air-to-air refueling for a quarter century

June 19, 2018 at 4:06 pm

Capt Mike Wolter, 435 Transport and Rescue Squadron This year 435 Transport and Rescue Squadron celebrates 25 years of operational air-to-air refuelling (AAR) with the CC-130HT Hercules tanker aircraft. 435 “Chinthe” Squadron is located in Winnipeg, but reports to 19 Wing Comox. For a quarter of a century, 435 AAR crews have seen the world through myriad exercises and operations, delivering an important capability for Canadian and allied fighter jets. By the end of 1992,Read More

A member of the Belgian Air Component removes the intake cover of an F-16 Fighting Falcon.
Photo: OS Erica Seymour, Wing Imaging

Belgians taking full advantage of Maple Flag training opportunities

June 19, 2018 at 4:03 pm

Jeff Gaye The distinctive roar of the Belgian Air Force’s F-16 fighters has been heard around Cold Lake since their arrival on May 29, ten days before Exercise Maple Flag began. Detachment Commander Maj Sébastien Mesmaeker said the 10 aircraft and 114 personnel are on block training in North America. They had been at Mountain Home Air Force Base in the United States before coming to Cold Lake. The detachment is one of two F-16Read More

Photo: Submitted

Le cirque à l’école Voyageur

June 19, 2018 at 4:00 pm

École Voyageur C’est dans le cadre du projet éducatif du cirque que les élèves de l’école Voyageur ont présenté leur spectacle le 12 juin dans le gymnase de l’école. Les familles et amis ont assisté à des performances vraiment impressionnantes de la part de leurs enfants grâce aux compétences d’une spécialiste mondiale du cirque, Mme Johanne Martin qui a enseigné les rudiments de cet art à l’école pendant l’année scolaire et à son mari, M.Read More

Fuel for the summer!

June 19, 2018 at 3:55 pm

Lisa Fisher, Health Promotion Specialist Summer officially begins on June 21, but summer activities have already started. Now that warmer weather has descended on Cold Lake, it’s likely that you’ve already enjoyed barbecuing, camping, or hiking. It can be a struggle to maintain a healthy balanced diet when vacation time rolls around and routines fly out the window, but it’s important to provide healthy fuel for your body so you can thoroughly enjoy your summerRead More

Picnic in the Park was good backyard fun

June 19, 2018 at 3:52 pm

Jeff Gaye The PSP Community Recreation “Picnic in the Park” on June 7 put the focus on family activities as a way to make recreation part of a happy, healthy lifestyle. The event offered a bubble tent, oversize Connect 4 and KerPlunk games, balloons, potato sack and egg-drop races, as well as hamburgers and hot dogs. “It was just backyard fun,” said Recreation Services Coordinator Dinah Coles. Organizers gave families buckets to take home, whichRead More