Other News

Photo:  LS Erica Seymour, 4 Wing Imaging

25 March 2020: Message from the Wing Commander, COVID-19

March 25, 2020 at 3:30 pm

25 March 2020 Good day to our 4 Wing members and families, As you can imagine one of my biggest challenges right now is keeping up with the many sources of information, discerning fact from fiction, and ensuring that the news I deliver to you and your supervisors is accurate. The COVID-19 situation continues to evolve rapidly. During our first week of contingency operations our focus was on immediately reducing the risk to our peopleRead More

Be ready for the new normal

March 24, 2020 at 9:33 am

From the Editor’s Desk Cliff Kenyon Welcome to the NEW NORMAL. I know we are still trying to figure out what that is. But we can do it. As Prime Minister Trudeau has told us: We are in this together. Perhaps he should add that our new weapon is patience. Sure, we don’t know how long this will last. No one does. Be patient. Yes, we will have to wait until the situation changes. BeRead More

City copes with virus

March 24, 2020 at 9:28 am

Cliff Kenyon Cold Lake organizations seem optimistic as they face new challenges and intend to continue offering help. The Cold Lake Food Bank has adequate supplies of food at this time to meet needs and stands ready to help, said board member Randy McDonald. “We are going to do anything we can to stay open as long as we can,” McDonald said. The food bank has made changes to procedures to eliminate any physical contactRead More

Members of 417 Combat Support Squadron and members of the Edmonton Eskimos Football Team pose for a group photo in front of a Royal Canadian Air Force CH-146 Griffon Helicopter, during their Wing visit to Hangar 6, 4 Wing Cold Lake, Alberta, on March 10, 2020.

From left to right: Corporal Matt Graham, Sergeant Daniel Lavoie, Matt O'Donnell, Cliff Fewings, Sarah Jeune, Paula Gladwin, Mondo Sewell, Kuako Beatang, Sean Whyte, Mike Arcuri, 417 Combat Support Squadron Commanding Officer Alexia Hannam.
Photo: Cpl Justin Roy, 4 Wing Imaging

Edmonton Eskimos are welcomed at 4 Wing Cold Lake

March 24, 2020 at 9:23 am

RCAF deploys to Miramar on Exercise Southern Push

March 24, 2020 at 9:18 am

Corporal Justin Roy, 4 Wing Imaging and 4 Wing Public Affairs Canadian Armed Forces (CAF) members of 4 Wing Cold Lake hang up their winter jackets every year to travel to Marine Corps Air Station (MCAS), Miramar, California. Their objective is to conduct combined force generation deployment exercises to demonstrate their commitment to readiness. This winter was no exception as air and ground crews including pilots, technicians from 410 Tactical Fighter (Operational Training) Squadron, 409Read More

Padres offer tips

March 24, 2020 at 9:15 am

Chaplain’s Corner The Courier invited 4 Wing Cold Lake padres to write about their thoughts during challenging times. Two chapels on base have been closed for services, but padres are available by phone. Padre Megan Jones Many Christians around the world are observing the Season of Lent. A time of spiritual reflection, confession and fasting. But like many of my Christian brothers and sisters, I never could have imagined this year’s Lenten practices would involveRead More