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Major-General Marc Bilodeau

Surgeon General CAF Vaccine Rollout Message

January 12, 2021 at 2:00 pm

Major-General Marc Bilodeau, Surgeon General, Canadian Armed Forces As your Surgeon General, I have some good news to share with you after what has been an unprecedented year (2020) with the COVID-19 global pandemic having a profound impact on every Canadian. I want to assure you that there is light at the end of the tunnel. As we welcome the New Year, we are also taking the first steps in the launch of the COVID-19Read More

Makayla, Mary, Emery and Elijah were able to enjoy the skate trail on a sunny Friday afternoon at the Col J.J. Parr Sports Centre.

Photo: Janae Wandler

Skating at the Col J.J. Parr Sports Centre

January 12, 2021 at 1:55 pm

Janae Wandler, PSP Corporate Services Manager It was the first time this season that I got the skates out on Friday,January 8. It was a beautiful, sunny afternoon and skating facilities at the Col J.J. Parr Sports Centre outside were better than what I expected. The skating trail was absolutely fantastic. I never skated much when I was younger and this was just what I needed to get me used to skating again. The trailRead More

There were many figurines showcased for Captain Grant “Christmas” Smith’s holiday display in 4 Operational Support Squadron.

Photo: S1 Erica Seymour, 4 Wing Imaging

Christmas cheer around 4 Wing

January 5, 2021 at 1:01 pm

The Courier It was with a sad heart that we at the Courier News couldn’t host our annual office decorating challenge due to the many restrictions that COVID-19 presented us with. That didn’t stop some units on base from still bringing some holiday cheer to their sections. We are happy to showcase some photos that were submitted to us by the different units. We are hopeful that 2021 will be different and we can onceRead More

OCdt Charlotte Jokela

Photo: MWO Schwindt

4 Wing Cold Lake, AB Initio Enrollments

January 5, 2021 at 12:53 pm

4 RCAF Reserve Flight Aviator (Avr) Kathleen Attwood, Avr Eleaine Bouffard, Avr Victoria Pearce and Officer Cadet (OCdt) Charlotte Jokela were enrolled in the RCAF Reserve at 4 Wing, Cold Lake, Alberta, on December 11, 2020 at different times throughout the day due to COVID-19 restrictions. Given COVID-19, it has been a lengthy process to say the least, but it was well worth the wait for them to realize their dream of joining the CanadianRead More

1 Canadian Air Division Commander, Major-General Kenny (left) is greeted by 4 Wing Commander, Colonel Dave Moar upon arrival to 4 Wing Cold Lake, on his wing visit to see the construction progress on the Electronic Flight Assistant (EFASS), and meet with members of 4 Wing Cold Lake, Alberta, on September 29, 2020.

Photo: Corporal Justin Roy, 4 Wing Imaging
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A year in review for 2020

January 5, 2021 at 12:41 pm

Check out the 2020 year in review here.

Time flies

Time flies

January 5, 2021 at 12:30 pm

Chaplain’s Corner Padre Howard Rittenhouse Have you ever seen this Latin phrase inscribed on the face of a grandfather clock? Tempus fugit. It means “time flies.” We’ve just started a new year – 2021, and thank God for that! Good riddance to the old year! But at this time of the rolling year (to steal a phrase from Dickens), we often think about time. For me, I think, surely it was only yesterday that myRead More