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4 Wing personnel receive quarterly honours

October 31, 2017 at 1:19 pm

The Courier 4 Wing Commander Col Paul Doyle and Acting Wing Chief Warrant Officer Frank Dwyer presented medals, coins and certificates to deserving members at 4 Wing’s quarterly Honours and Awards ceremony last week. CWO (Ret) Perry Heron is pictured below with his Chief Warrant Officer scroll. He also received a certificate for 32 years of service. The following General Service Medal – Expedition recipients were unable to attend the ceremony: LCol Moar, LCol Rock,Read More

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The 13 Cs of spiritual resilience: Coherence

October 31, 2017 at 12:52 pm

Chaplain’s Corner Padre Christopher Willis A spiritually resilient life is a coherent one. There are two aspects of coherence that are markers for spiritual resiliency, and the first is the integration of our spirituality with our overall well-being. Imagine your life and vitality represented as a wine barrel. A barrel can only hold as much wine as its shortest stave is able. It doesn’t matter how tall the other staves might be, your barrel willRead More

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Hamper program, Angel Tree help families over Christmas

October 31, 2017 at 12:47 pm

Jeff Gaye Last year 43 families at 4 Wing received a little help over Christmas through the hamper program organized by the Wing Chaplains’ office. The 2017 hamper project is underway, and will be able to help any families who could use a hand this Christmas. “We encourage people who feel they are in need to sign up,” said Padre Marcin Rosinski, who is organizing the campaign along with Padre David Stewart. “We are hereRead More

1st Place: Family Gowers 
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23 families enjoy Spook-tastic party

October 31, 2017 at 12:36 pm

The Courier The 4 Wing Community Council held a pumpkin carving contest as part of the PSP Community Recreation department’s Spook-tastic Halloween Party last week. Twenty-three families carved pumpkins and enjoyed Halloween treats. Prizes went to the Gowers, Lucas and Rowe families.

Last year’s swim camp was held in Cold Lake.
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Moose Jaw to host swim camp in January

October 31, 2017 at 12:34 pm

The Courier The CAF Prairie Region swim development camp will be held in Moose Jaw January 14 to 18. The annual camp is for competitive swimmers who want to improve their swim technique and race tactics. It includes classroom sessions, dry land training and pool time. This year’s theory sessions will deal with nutrition and injury prevention. The camp finishes with time trials which give swimmers an opportunity to qualify for the CAF National swimRead More

Public Service Announcement

October 31, 2017 at 12:31 pm

4 Wing Cold Lake Base Security Exercise On November 1 and 2 the 4 Wing Auxiliary Security Force will conduct an exercise to simulate an increase in the Force Protection Level of CFB Cold Lake. As part of this exercise, the following activities will take place: • A Vehicle Check Point will be set up at the main General Restricted Area (GRA) gate, and security will be increased on all GRA gates, from 9:00 amRead More