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Alice (left) and Penny Crafford had a chat with Santa Claus at the MFRC’s Story Time With Santa event on Friday.
Photo: Jeff Gaye

Story Time With Santa

December 5, 2017 at 2:28 pm
Wing Commander’s December Message

Wing Commander’s December Message

December 5, 2017 at 2:27 pm

Col Paul Doyle The holiday season has arrived once again, and it is now time for us to rest and enjoy the holidays with our close ones. We’ve had an incredibly productive year with training and Operations at home and abroad. We’ve kept the tempo up and I hope you feel the same pride as I do looking back at what we have accomplished. With that being said I want you to take the holidayRead More

Col Doyle and LCol MacRae unveil the new 4 MSS crest.
Photo: Cpl Justin Roy, Wing Imaging

4 Mission Support Squadron activated under restructuring initiative

December 5, 2017 at 2:25 pm

Jeff Gaye In the words of LCol Brian Zimmerman, it was “not a usual change of appointment circumstance.” A parade last week marked the stand down of the Wing Logistics and Engineering (WLE) Branch, the stand down of Wing Administration, and the creation of 4 Mission Support Squadron (4 MSS). LCol Andrea MacRae was installed as the first commanding officer of the new unit. Under 4 Wing’s restructuring initiative, Wing Administration becomes a function ofRead More

Col Eric Grandmont, Commanding Officer of the Aerospace Engineering Test Establishment, presents the Chief Warrant Officer Scroll to CWO Bill Howell.
Photo: LS Lisa Sheppard, IDS AETE

CWO Bill Howell receives scroll

November 28, 2017 at 2:47 pm
The Canadian Armed Forces’ women’s soccer team travelled to Aldershot, United Kingdom for a training camp and two exhibition games. The team is preparing for CISM competition. Cpl Lewis is at far left in a white jersey.
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Cpl Lewis trains with CISM soccer squad in England

November 28, 2017 at 2:43 pm

Jeff Gaye Cpl Shelby Lewis, an AVS technician with 409 Squadron, spent a week in England earlier this month training with the Canadian Armed Forces women’s soccer team. The week-long camp was the Canadian team’s first international training for International Military Sports Council (CISM) competition. Cpl Lewis said it was an excellent opportunity for the team to learn and progress together. “It was good because it allowed us to compete against teams that are moreRead More

The 13 C’s of Spiritual Resilience: Control

The 13 C’s of Spiritual Resilience: Control

November 28, 2017 at 2:40 pm

Chaplain’s Corner Padre David Stewart What is control? There is self-control: can I not eat that piece of cake before supper! But when we speak of control in connection with our spiritual resilience, we are speaking about it in a broader sense. A healthy spirituality informs you of what you can control, what you can’t, and what is worth trying to control. How much control do you feel you have in your life? A healthyRead More