LCol Laura Laycock hands out treats to the local children while serving a UN Deployment in South Sudan.

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Fighting the good fight

April 13, 2021 at 1:31 pm

LCol Laura Laycock It was Oct. 7, 2019, and not only was life good, it was amazing. My career in the Royal Canadian Air Force was going great. I loved my job and was getting promoted. Throughout my Canadian Armed Forces career of over 20 years, I had represented Canada around the world with NORAD, NATO and the UN. I had married the most incredible man. We relocated to Ottawa, started to travel the worldRead More

A member of the mess committee delivers one of many meals.

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TGIW a hit at the mess

April 13, 2021 at 1:26 pm

The Courier Since August 7th, 2020 the 4 Wing Messes have been putting on pick-up or drive-thru style meals almost every Wednesday for lunch to provide a little bit of a morale boost to their members during COVID-19. With the messes still closed to activities due to a combination of Wing and Provincial restrictions, the messes have continued to look for ways to keep their members engaged and to give back as much as possible.Read More

417 Combat Support Squadron

417 Combat Support Squadron

April 13, 2021 at 1:24 pm

Chaplain’s Corner Padre Marcin Rosinski You have two ears and only one mouth, and yet it is easier for you to speak than to listen? Check how to talk so that people would love to talk to you. According to the principles of good dialogue, listening should be before speaking, understanding before judging, and sharing before discussing. It is only when we listen and try to understand that we are able to establish a realRead More

Corporal Meagan Ray from 417 Combat Support Squadron inspects a  Royal Canadian Air Forces CH-146 Griffon during a run-up out on the tarmac, outside of Hangar 7, 4 Wing Cold Lake, Alberta, on February 19, 2021.

Photo: Cpl Justin Roy, 4 Wing Imaging

Photo of the Week

April 13, 2021 at 1:22 pm

From Your 4 Wing Imagery Team

Watch a great Canadian movie

Watch a great Canadian movie

April 13, 2021 at 1:20 pm

PSP Community Recreation Now in its eighth year, National Canadian Film Day (NCFD) has taken root as our largest annual celebration of Canadian culture. It is about giving Canadians an opportunity to gather together (although virtually this year) and celebrate the incredible achievements of our nation’s filmmakers. Every year hundreds of screenings take place on every conceivable platform and, in normal times, in every conceivable venue. This year on April 21, 2021, Canadians everywhere willRead More

Statement by the Minister of National Defence on the Passing of His Royal Highness The Duke of Edinburgh

April 13, 2021 at 1:16 pm

Ottawa – National Defence The Honourable Harjit S. Sajjan, Minister of National Defence, issued the following statement April 9, 2021 on the passing of His Royal Highness The Duke of Edinburgh: “It was with great sadness that I learned of the passing of The Duke of Edinburgh, a man who embodied service before self throughout his long life. I have had the honour of meeting with Prince Philip a number of times while serving asRead More