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A 417 Squadron Griffon helicopter was sent to Lansdowne Lake in northern Saskatchewan last Tuesday.
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417 Squadron rescues three men from remote Saskatchewan location

May 15, 2018 at 2:54 pm

Jeff Gaye A CH-146 Griffon helicopter from 417 Squadron was sent to Lansdowne Lake in northern Saskatchewan last Tuesday to rescue three men. The men had spent a weekend at their cabin and were taxiing their Cessna 185 on the lake ice Monday morning to leave for home. While they were taxiing, the left main landing gear dropped into a hole in the ice. They managed to leave the plane and return to their cabin.Read More

Strategy of the Dolphin helps us survive through cooperation

Strategy of the Dolphin helps us survive through cooperation

May 8, 2018 at 3:42 pm

Chaplain’s Corner Padre Christopher Willis In 1990 a new business theory titled Strategy of the Dolphin: Scoring a Win in a Chaotic World, was introduced by Dudley Lynch and Paul L. Kordis. The theory described three types of leaders: carp, sharks, and dolphins. The carp, comparatively small next to a shark or dolphin, have a single strategy of compromise in their dealings. They give in or get out because they fear losing. They fear confrontationRead More

Saturday was beautiful day for a round of golf at Cold Lake Golf and Winter Club.
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Cold Lake Golf and Winter Club tees up a new golf season

May 8, 2018 at 3:37 pm

Jeff Gaye The Cold Lake Golf and Winter Club is more about golf and less about winter for the next six months. The club’s 18-hole golf course is open for play, and program manager Mike Ansell says it survived the winter is great shape. “The greens are fantastic,” he said. “Customers are saying they’re the best they’ve been in years. I was out playing a round with one of my co-workers and when we gotRead More

AB Megan Warren serves up lunch at the All Ranks Kitchen.
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Out to lunch? Try these eateries on base

May 8, 2018 at 3:31 pm

Jeff Gaye If you forgot to pack a lunch, or if you prefer to let someone else make your lunch for you, there are options available right on the base. We all have our favourites for fast food or sit-down dining downtown, but there are four spots that can serve you a great meal within the boundaries of 4 Wing (or more than four, depending on what your unit canteen has to offer). 4 WingRead More

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Recreation department offering DiscoverE programming for PSP Summer Camp

May 8, 2018 at 3:20 pm

Lesley DeVost, Community Recreation Services Supervisor The PSP Community Recreation Department is once again providing eight weeks of summer camp programming for young people from the 4 Wing community and surrounding area. The Recreation Department has partnered with the DiscoverE Program from the University of Alberta’s Engineering Department. There will be a new and exciting theme each week! Some of the themes are Fabulous Flora, Building and Structures, Science of Hogwarts, Fossil Finders, Space VoyageRead More

Capt Dennis in action with the Dalhousie University swim team.
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RCAF officer, medical student recognized as Academic All Canadian

May 8, 2018 at 3:17 pm

Janet Bryson Capt Stephanie Dennis, a member of the Royal Canadian Air Force from Comox, British Columbia, is a second-year medical student at Dalhousie University in Halifax, Nova Scotia. She has been recognized as an Academic All Canadian by U Sports, the leader of university sports in Canada. Academic All Canadian is one of the highest honours a student athlete can receive. To qualify, student athletes must maintain an academic standing of 80 per centRead More