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‘Tis the season – 4 Wing Defence Team members celebrate Christmas season in Cold Lake

December 4, 2018 at 9:43 am
Corporal Marc Gilbert, Aviation Systems Technician from 417 Combat Support (CS) Squadron (Sqn) and the children and staff of E.S. Laird Middle School pose for a group photo in front of a Royal Canadian Air Force CH-146 Griffon, during their 4 Wing Cold Lake (Alberta) visit to 417 CS Sqn at Hangar 6, on November 26, 2018.
Cpl Justin Roy, 4 Wing Imaging

E.S. Laird Middle School visits 4 Wing

November 27, 2018 at 12:10 pm
4 Wing Community Council members built a float last weekend to enter into the City of Cold Lake Santa Claus parade on Friday Nov. 30, 2018.
Photos by Christopher King

Festive season begins

November 27, 2018 at 11:28 am

CHRISTOPHER KING The 4 Wing Community Council is getting into the festive spirit ahead of the 4 Wing Christmas tree lighting ceremony and the City of Cold Lake’s Santa Claus parade on November 30, 2018. Last weekend, four members of the community council were measuring, sawing and painting a Christmas themed float onto a trailer for this Friday’s event. Corporal Taylor Forrest, Beaver ward councillor, said the whole project takes between 30-40 hours to buildRead More

Tania Locke, 4 Wing CFHA Housing Manager, received a VCDS commendation on Thursday Nov. 22, 2018, presented by Colonel Martin Gros-Jean, Commander Canadian Forces Real Property Operations Group. 
Christopher King

Congratulations Tania Locke!

November 27, 2018 at 11:14 am

Citation: The Vice Chief of Defence Staff commends:Ms. Tania Locke From December 2016 to October 2017, Ms. Locke was employed as the Housing Services Centre Manager at 4 Wing Cold Lake. During this period, she exhibited the utmost professionalism in dealing with a significant gasoline leak at Canadian Forces Base Cold Lake. Her exceptional leadership, superior planning and commitment greatly contributed to minimize an environmental incident. Ms. Locke’s actions protected the health, welfare, and moraleRead More

Members from 419 Tactical Fighter Training Squadron fly over Kamloops B.C. during a visit for Veterans’ Week 2018. See story for full details. 
Maj Maciej Hatta

Moosemen remember

November 27, 2018 at 11:09 am

SUBMITTED The Armistice of 1918 closed the book on one of the deadliest periods in human history. On the 100th anniversary, 419 Tactical Fighter (Training) Squadron (Sqn) was fortunate to remember those who have given the ultimate sacrifice, those who have served and those currently serving, paying their respects while in their home city of Kamloops. Kamloops is a very important city to 419 Squadron (Sqn) as it all began at Royal Air Force (RAF)Read More

The MFRCS Youth Centre (pictured above) hosted a sleep over event on Saturday Nov. 17, 2018 at 4 Wing Cold Lake. The MFRCS recently raised over $20,000 through a 50-50 raffle on Nov. 11 at an Edmonton Oilers game. The funds will go toward the youth centre.
Katherine Merrell-Anderson, 4 Wing MFRCS Youth Programs Coordinator

50-50 raffle supports CAF and youth at 4 Wing

November 20, 2018 at 9:50 am

CHRISTOPHER KING The 4 Wing Military Family Resource Centre Society (MFRCS) had an overwhelming success at an Edmonton Oilers game. On November 11, 2018, approximately 65 people from 4 Wing traveled to Edmonton for the game, which fundraised a total of $20,536, approximately $3,000 more than last year. Floyd Perras, 4 Wing MFRCS Executive Director, said this is the third time the Oilers selected the MFRCS to be the charity of choice for the RemembranceRead More