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RCAF Lieutenant-General Al Meinzinger inspects the 4 Wing Honour Guard during a visit to 4 Wing Cold Lake.
Photo: LS Justin Spinello

RCAF Commander foresees exciting change

August 13, 2019 at 9:37 am

Cliff Kenyon A 4 Wing honour guard waited in the bright morning sun August 7 to welcome leaders of the Royal Canadian Air Force (RCAF) to a base town hall meeting. It was part of a two-day visit to the base by L Gen Al Meinzinger, commander of the RCAF, and Chief Warrant Officer Denis Gaudreault. They met honour guard members with 4 Wing Commander Col Dave Moar before the town hall meeting at aRead More

New fighter program takes off

August 13, 2019 at 9:31 am

Public Services and Procurement Canada Gatineau, Quebec – The Government of Canada in July announced the next step in the future fighter aircraft competition. As part of its defence policy, Strong, Secure, Engaged, the government is acquiring 88 advanced fighter jets to provide the capability the Canadian Armed Forces needs to ensure the safety and security of Canadians and meet its international obligations. This is the most significant investment in the Royal Canadian Air ForceRead More

Outgoing Deputy Wing Commander Lieutenant-Colonel Brian Zimmerman(right) receives a gift from his branch from incoming Deputy Wing Commander Lieutenant-Colonel Alain 
Gagnon (left), during the Deputy Wing Commander Change of Appointment, at the Officers’ Mess on July 19, 2019.
Photo: Cpl Justin Roy, 4 Wing Imaging

Change of Command

August 13, 2019 at 9:26 am

4 Wing golfers win in Wainwright play

August 13, 2019 at 9:22 am

Submitted 4 Wing Cold Lake has claimed Regional Gold in Golf winning the team event in play at Wainwright. “Our athletes did us proud,” said Josey Yearley, Fitness and Sports Manager 4 Wing Cold Lake. “The Wainwright PSP Staff did an amazing job– as hosts and Wainwright Golf Course staff had the course in great shape. The competition was close and we couldn’t have asked for better weather. It’s a shame the course won’t getRead More

Royal Canadian Air Force (RCAF) Commander Lieutenant-General Al Meinzinger (left) and RCAF Chief Warrant Officer (CWO) CWO Denis Gaudreault (right) present an RCAF Commander’s Coin to Corporal Emily Gillis in the 4 Wing Theatre during a visit to 4 Wing Cold Lake on August 7, 2019.
Photo: LS Justin Spinello

RCAF Commander presents awards at 4 Wing

August 13, 2019 at 9:15 am
Commander of the Royal Canadian Air Force Lieutenant-General Al Meinzinger (left) walks with 4 Wing Commander Colonel Dave Moar after arriving in a 408 Tactical Helicopter Squadron CH-146 “Griffon” to 4 Wing Cold Lake for a tour on August 6, 2019.
Photo: LS Justin Spinello

RCAF commander praises 4 Wing

August 13, 2019 at 9:10 am