Help wanted! CAF needs recruiters

Help wanted! CAF needs recruiters

January 21, 2020 at 2:41 pm

National Defence Are you a passionate Canadian Armed Forces (CAF) member looking for a rewarding challenge? Here’s your chance to make a real difference this year and help others through this exciting opportunity! The Canadian Forces Recruiting Group (CFRG) is looking for dedicated and enthusiastic CAF members who reflect the changing face of Canada’s diverse workforce to serve in recruiting centres across the country. Here’s what we’re looking for: • Passionate CAF members who enjoyRead More

How much snow?

January 21, 2020 at 2:37 pm

From the Editor’s Desk Cliff Kenyon In my family there seems to be an ongoing disagreement on how to measure and describe the amount of snowfall. Sure. There are scientific ways to do this. The kind people at the 4 Wing Cold Lake’s Meteorological Office showed me how they do it. Much more scientific and more accurate than what I do. They have a cylindrical thing-a-ma-bob they use to collect the snow. As the snowRead More

Maj.-Gen. Alain Pelletier checks out a pellet rifle as Capt Bonnie-Jo Clark, Cadet Training Officer, gives him instructions before target shooting at Art Smith Aviation Academy. Watching are Division CWO Jean-Claude Parent (left) 4 Wing Cold Lake Commander Col Dave Moar and 4 Wing CWO Rémi Nault.
Photo: Cliff Kenyon

Cadets welcome RCAF brass

January 21, 2020 at 2:33 pm

Cliff Kenyon Maj.-Gen. Alain Pelletier was in Cold Lake last week for some important visits with 4 Wing’s Command Team as well as getting in touch with his roots – memories of his start in the Canadian Armed Forces. Maj.-Gen. Pelletier had lots of important tasks to perform during his three-day visit, just as you would expect for the Commander of 1 Canadian Air Division. He arrived in Cold Lake on Monday from his homeRead More

Local photo enthusiast Shaula Corr took this picture of a CF-18 Hornet passing the full moon recently near her home in Admore. She takes photos of wildlife, nature and aircraft but especially enjoys focusing on astophotography, stars and nebulas. She shares the beauty of Auroras and the night sky at her blog and gallery at January’s full moon is called the Wolf Moon, named by the Algonquin for the packs of wolves that howled in winter.    
Photo: Shaula Corr

Fly me to the moon

January 14, 2020 at 10:57 am
Civilian tech Andy Nemeth AVN/SST Hawk technician was awarded NFTC Technician of the Year, as voted by the 419 Tactical Fighter (Training) Squadron Aircrew. He is with LCol Marty “Moose” Roesler-Yue. 
Photo: Dale Daw

Tech awards presented

January 14, 2020 at 9:46 am
Changes to service medals announced

Changes to service medals announced

January 14, 2020 at 9:38 am

Maple Leaf As part of Strong, Secure, Engaged, (SSE 7), the Government of Canada is modernizing the Canadian Armed Forces Honours and Awards system to ensure military members’ service to Canada is recognized in a more timely and appropriate manner. This initiative encompasses the modernization of the overseas service recognition framework. The objective is to make service medals more accessible and flexible to make sure that Canadian Armed Forces (CAF) members receive appropriate recognition forRead More