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Canadian Forces Military Police report initial results from the Sexual Assault Review Program (SARP)

April 23, 2019 at 10:32 am

Ottawa – National Defence / Canadian Armed Forces The Canadian Forces Provost Marshal (CFPM), is announcing the initial results of the work completed by the SARP External Review Team (ERT). The review was conducted in December 2018. Along with facilitators from the CFNIS, members of the ERT included a civilian crown prosecutor specializing in sexual assault prosecutions, a victim/violence against women advocate, a team leader from the Sexual Misconduct Response Centre (SMRC) and a primaryRead More

Corporal Martin Tardif was one of the first members of 4 Wing to receive a FORCE Reward. This history making presentation took place in 1 Hanger, 4 Wing Cold Lake on March 22, 2019.  Lieutenant-Colonel Jonathan Pilon, Commanding Officer of 1 Air Maintenance Squadron, accompanied by Honorary-Colonel Paul E. Storwick (left), and Chief Warrant Officer Gary Falardeau, Squadron Chief Warrant Officer, presented Cpl Tardif with his FORCE Reward, which he earned by achieving the Silver Incentive Level on his annual fitness test.  
Photo: Cpl J.W.S. Houck, 4 Wing Imaging

The FORCE can be with you

April 23, 2019 at 10:29 am

Josey Yearley Well done and congrats to Cpl Tardif! But Cpl Tardif is not alone in his pursuit of excellence. Since the inception of the FORCE Rewards program in January 2019 a total of 107 members of 4 Wing have achieved either Silver, Gold or Bronze (81 Silver, 24 Gold and 1 Platinum effective 18 April 2019) earning themselves “bragging rights” and a FORCE reward. Be sure to lay claim to your reward at yourRead More

4 Wing Movie Club

This week’s movies

April 23, 2019 at 10:25 am

The Courier Friday, 24 April, 7:00 pm: Green Book A working-class Italian-American bouncer becomes the driver of an African-American classical pianist on a tour of venues through the 1960s American South. Rated: PG-13 4 Wing Movie Club presentations are shown at the 4 Wing Theatre. Admission is free to Defence Team members, your CF One card is the preferred form of identification. These movie listings are subject to change due to outside circumstances beyond ourRead More

Lieutenant-Colonel Mark Hickey (left), Commanding Officer of 409 Tactical Fighter Squadron, and Chief Warrant Officer Deb Martens (right), Squadron Chief Warrant Officer of 4 Operational Support Squadron present Greg Hamel (2nd from left) and Rob Hamel (2nd from right) of Hamel’s Meats a certificate thanking them for their support of Air Task Force Romania ROTO 0 in 2017 on April 3, 2019 at Hamel’s Meats, Cold Lake.
Photo: Cpl MacLean, 4 Wing Imaging

Hamel’s supports task force

April 23, 2019 at 10:21 am
Captain Derek Walter, 1 Air Maintenance Squadron Logistics Officer calls for the Honor Guard to “Present Arms” to the Chief of the Defence Staff General Jonathan Vance after arriving at 4 Wing Cold Lake on April 16.
Photo: AB Justin Spinello

General Vance salutes troops

April 23, 2019 at 10:20 am

Cliff Kenyon Family may be the most powerful weapon in the arsenal of the Canadian Armed Forces, Chief of Defence Staff General (Gen.) Johnathan Vance said Tuesday during a visit to 4 Wing Cold Lake. “We can’t have a military that is capable without factoring in the need for families to be solid,” Vance told The Courier in an interview. “Strong families are an integral part of military capability.” He said family members buy intoRead More

Padre Willis

Celebrate the good times

April 16, 2019 at 10:31 am

Chaplain’s Corner Padre Christopher Willis Have you ever wondered why we have so many special events and festivals on the Wing? For the high operational tempo we face at 4 Wing sometimes I’ve wondered and have discussed with others that celebration is a necessary balm to the human spirit. I see this in my daughters. Every moment for them may be a moment for celebration. One Saturday morning I ran into my oldest daughter inRead More