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Canadian Armed Forces member charged with child luring in Cold Lake

July 17, 2018 at 9:20 am

DND/The Courier On July 5, the Canadian Forces National Investigation Service (CFNIS) charged a Canadian Armed Forces (CAF) member at CFB Cold Lake. The charges relate to a reported internet-based incident on July 3, 2018. Cpl Jean-Francois Paquette, a member of 4 Mission Support Squadron at CFB Cold Lake, faces six charges under the Criminal Code of Canada (CCC): • CCC, Section 172.1 (1)(b) Luring a child under 16 years; • CCC, S. 163.1(2) make/print/publishRead More

This week’s movies

This week’s movies

July 17, 2018 at 9:16 am

Jeff Gaye Wednesday, July 18, 7:00 pm: Gone in 60 Seconds (2000) — To save his brother’s life, a retired car thief has to steal 50 luxury vehicles in one night. Rated PG-13 (USA). Friday, July 20, 7:00 pm: Volcano (1997) — Los Angeles is threatened by a volcanic eruption. Rated PG. Sunday, July 22, 1:00 pm: Tinkerbell and the Lost Treasure (2009) — Pixie Hollow depends on a supply of pixie dust from aRead More

LCol Kirsten Dubreuil returns to 4 MSS, this time as CO

LCol Kirsten Dubreuil returns to 4 MSS, this time as CO

July 17, 2018 at 9:12 am

Jeff Gaye LCol Andrea MacRae, the first Commanding Officer of 4 Mission Support Squadron (4MSS), transferred command to LCol Kirsten Dubreuil on Friday. 4 MSS comprises many of the units and capabilities that were formerly organized under Wing Logistics and Engineering. At Friday’s parade, LCol MacRae told the unit she is proud of their “extensive list of accomplishments and the MSS’s ability to deliver time and time again when called upon. “A thought that wasRead More

LCol Jonathan Pilon takes command of 1 AMS

LCol Jonathan Pilon takes command of 1 AMS

July 17, 2018 at 9:07 am

Jeff Gaye 1 Air Maintenance Squadron (1 AMS) held a Change of Command parade last Thursday, as LCol Jonathan Pilon succeeded LCol Justin Armstrong as the unit’s Commanding Officer. “It’s definitely one of the proudest moments of my military career to be part of this team for the last two years and to have seen the Knights in action along the lines of operation I set forth shortly after I took command,” LCol Armstrong toldRead More

Change of leadership at 4 OSS

Change of leadership at 4 OSS

July 17, 2018 at 9:03 am

Jeff Gaye LCol David Moar passed command of 4 Operational Support Squadron (4 OSS) to LCol Seane Doell at at ceremony in the Officers’ Mess last Thursday. In his remarks, LCol Moar said he was pleased LCol Doell had been selected for the job. “You’re the right person right now to take the OSS forward,” he told LCol Doell. “Your no-nonsense logical approach, your experience as a talented fighter pilot and a commanding officer involvedRead More

Cold Lake Air Show is ready to roar

Cold Lake Air Show is ready to roar

July 17, 2018 at 8:58 am

Jeff Gaye 4 Wing has all hands on deck as we get down to the final preparations for the 2018 Cold Lake Air Show. Col Eric Grandmont, chair of the air show committee, says the whole weekend from Friday’s Full Throttle festival downtown to two days of flying, will be a thrilling audience experience. The excitement, he says, begins with the lineup of performers. Cold Lake will have the United States Air Force F-22 Raptor’sRead More