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Food, fun and a nice walk

August 28, 2018 at 8:00 am

COURIER This September 29th, 2018, 4 Wing will celebrate its quarter century of Auf Wacht (alertness) in Cold Lake with some traditional Gemütlichkeit (cordiality and friendliness). Twenty-five years after 4 Wing was stood down at CFB Baden-Söllingen in Germany and re-established at CFB Cold Lake, the wing will celebrate its German connection with a traditional Volksmarch and Oktoberfest. Everyone and their dog — literally!— is invited to participate. A Volksmarch is a public event whereRead More

Joy Smith
Alicia Hryniu volunteered to man the Marlins Swim Club booth at the Community Registration Day. Alicia’s daughter swims with the Marlins.

Something for everyone at Community Registration Day

August 28, 2018 at 8:00 am
Photo by Joy Smith
Staff from Personnel Support Programs joined other community-based groups at the Energy Centre for Community Registration Day on Saturday to provide information about their programs and services. From left: Lesley Devost, Katrina Epp, Serena Knight and Nicole Lewis.

Something for everyone at Community Registration Day

August 28, 2018 at 8:00 am

Joy Smith Whether it’s sports for the kids, maybe a yoga class while the kids are at sports, opportunities to get involved in the community or gathering information about a possible new hobby there was definitely something for everyone at the Community Registration Day. This is the 22nd year for this event which was held in the Reid Field House of the Energy Centre. Approximately 75 community-based groups participated and visitors to Registration Day enjoyedRead More

Let your Voices be Heard

August 28, 2018 at 8:00 am

Jody Thomas, Deputy Minister People are the true cornerstone of our success, and are at the core of our Defence Policy – Strong, Secure, Engaged. Defence leadership is committed to building a Defence Team that demonstrates a culture of excellence and benefits from a healthy and respectful workplace. However, we need your help to address what matters most to you. From August 20 to September 28, civilian employees are encouraged to complete the 2018 PublicRead More

A pilot waits to taxi in a Royal Canadian Air Force CF-188 Hornet from 409 Tactical Fighter Squadron, during Exercise RED FLAG 18-3 taken on the flight line on August 14, 2018 at Eielson Air Force Base, Alaska, USA.

Photo:  Cpl Manuela Berger, 4 Wing Imaging
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Exercise Red Flag a great training opportunity

August 28, 2018 at 8:00 am

Capt clayton Richards, 409 Squadron 409 Tactical Fighter Squadron (TFS) has recently wrapped up two and a half weeks of intense flying at Exercise Red Flag – Alaska; held at Eielson Air Force Base near Fairbanks, Alaska. Eleven CF-18 aircraft and approximately 130 personnel deployed to participate in the fast-paced exercise, which has been designed to test the mettle of pilots, technicians and mission support personal alike in peer and near-peer combat scenarios. Under theRead More

Captain Grant Cree, Unit Public Affairs Representative. Cold Lake Cadet Training Centre
Final Graduation Parade for Cold Lake Cadet Training Centre on August 17, 2018 at 4 Wing. This summer approximately 1,500 course cadets from across Western Canada attended one of several courses including General Training, Basic Aviation, Basic Fitness and Sports, Fitness and Sports Instructor, Basic Survival, and the Survival Instructor Course.

Final March Past, Cadets Graduate

August 21, 2018 at 8:00 am