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Group Award: Nelson Heights School: Critter Club
Photo: Jeff Gaye

MFRC raises a toast to its volunteers

April 17, 2018 at 11:25 am

The Courier The Military Family Resource Centre (MFRC) honoured 4 Wing volunteers last Friday. The annual Volunteer Appreciation Night included mocktails, dinner, a dance and karaoke. The event showed the MFRC’s appreciation for the many hours donated by all of its volunteers, and offered special recognition to volunteers in four categories. MFRC’s Youth Services also recognized four categories of young people as Leaders of Tomorrow. Leaders of Tomorrow Youth Awards: Volunteer Awards:

This week’s movies

This week’s movies

April 17, 2018 at 11:19 am

Jeff Gaye Wednesday, April 18, 7:00 pm: The Rocket (2005) — Roy Dupuis stars as Maurice Richard, the great Montreal Canadiens forward who epitomized the spirit of French Canada. Rated PG. Friday, April 20, 7:00 pm: Grease (1978) — Based on the 1971 Broadway musical, Grease is about a high school romance between a “nice girl” and a too-cool leather-jacketed tough guy. Lots of doo-wop and rock’n’roll, 1950s style. Rated PG. Sunday, April 22, 1:00Read More

4 Wing Commander Col Paul Doyle (left) presents the guest of honour LGen Pierre St-Amand, Deputy Commander of NORAD, with a gift, during the RCAF 94th birthday mess dinner.
Photo: Cpl Justin Roy, Wing Imaging

Mess dinner marks RCAF’s 94th birthday

April 17, 2018 at 11:15 am
Left to right: LCol LM Wappler, CO CANELEMNORAD Det JBLM; Capt SB Maurer, Course Director FWIC AEC Component; Col GJ Leist, WADS Commander; Col B Bossellmann, 225th ADS Commander.
Photo: Submitted

Fighter Weapons Instructor Course trains Canada’s elite

April 17, 2018 at 11:14 am

Capt Scott B. Maurer with Capt Mat Strong From February 23 to March 23, the Aerospace Control (AEC) component of the RCAF’s Fighter Weapons Instructor Course (FWIC) took part in an exercise with the United States Air Force (USAF)’s 225th Air Defense Squadron at Joint Base Lewis-McChord, Washington. The 225th Air Defense Squadron is part of the Western Air Defense Sector, or WADS. The FWIC AEC candidates worked alongside operators from 12e Escadron du RadarRead More

Humboldt will recover

Humboldt will recover

April 17, 2018 at 11:09 am

From the Editor’s Desk Jeff Gaye If you’re not from Saskatchewan, you can be forgiven if you had never heard of Humboldt before last week. In Saskatchewan, place names aren’t just part of the geography, they’re part of the vocabulary. But to an outsider, the towns are all pretty much the same. The hotel (bar) is at the corner of Main Street and Railway Avenue, the Co-op is a block up Main Street and theRead More

Michael Roy dishes up one of the 72 plates of spaghetti 784 Wing of the RCAF Association served up at a Valour Place fundraiser on Saturday. The spaghetti dinner, a silent auction, and 50/50 draws, combined with a $500 donation from Cold Lake Branch 211 of the Royal Canadian Legion, added up to $3,760 in support of Valour Place.
Photo: Jeff Gaye

784 Wing makes big gift to Valour Place

April 17, 2018 at 11:07 am