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Guards serve the Queen

Guards serve the Queen

July 10, 2018 at 10:40 am

RCAF Public Affairs/The Courier They’re changing guard at Buckingham Palace— Christopher Robin went down with Alice. We saw a guard in a sentry box. ‘One of the sergeants looks after their socks,” Says Alice. A.A. Milne, author of Winnie the Pooh If Christopher Robin and Alice were to go down to Buckingham Palace this summer — or Windsor Castle, or St. James’s Palace or even the Tower of London — the guard they would seeRead More

Maj Hanselpacker (left), Col Doyle and Maj Kynaston sign the Change of Command documents.
Photo by Jeff Gaye

Maj Brian Kynaston takes command of 42 Radar Squadron

July 10, 2018 at 10:21 am

Jeff Gaye Maj Brian Kynaston took over command of 42 Radar Squadron from Maj Gabriel Hanselpacker Monday at a ceremony in the Cold Lake Air Force Museum, which was the squadron’s home until 1992. 4 Wing Commander Col Paul Doyle was the reviewing officer. Maj Hanselpacker told the squadron that “it’s been a privilege” to serve as CO. “It had long been my dream job, and I loved it,” he said. “I appreciate the squadron’sRead More

Staff cadets clear in on arrival at Cold Lake Cadet Training Centre.
Photo by Grant Cree

Cadets arrive for summer training

July 10, 2018 at 9:49 am

Jeff Gaye The Cold Lake Cadet Training Centre (CLCTC) has begun its summer training. Camp staff arrived June 24, and 140 staff cadets, who augment the CLCTC officer and instructor corps, reported last week. The main body of cadets arrived in Cold Lake this past weekend. Between now and mid-August, 1,360 cadets will complete courses at CLCTC. Three of the courses are three weeks long, and two more courses are six weeks long. The shorterRead More

NPF employees honoured at annual luncheon

NPF employees honoured at annual luncheon

July 3, 2018 at 4:34 pm

Jeff Gaye 4 Wing Commander Col Paul Doyle joined Senior Manager PSP Diana Warbeck last Thursday to recognize NPF employees for their excellence and their years of service. Neither Blair Taylor, who was recognized for 10 Years of Service, Nicole Usher, recognized for Organizational Knowledge, or Cindy Whitford, recognized for Client Service was able to attend the function. Click here to see all recipients.

Promotion: MCpl Paisley
Photo: Cpl St-Cyr

10 FTTS promotions and presentations

July 3, 2018 at 4:27 pm
Dieu n’est pas mort 2: une réflexion sur la liberté religieuse

Dieu n’est pas mort 2: une réflexion sur la liberté religieuse

July 3, 2018 at 4:19 pm

Chaplain’s Corner Padre Jacques Tremblay Le deuxième film ‘’Dieu n’est pas mort’’ (en anglais ‘’God’s Not Dead 2’’) est paru en 2016. Alors que le premier film abordait la question de l’existence de Dieu à travers un débat philosophique, le deuxième film aborde la place de la religion dans la société, et ce à l’intérieur d’un débat judiciaire. Histoire Le personnage principal du film est une enseignante du secondaire: Grace Wesley. Celle-ci fait face àRead More