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Some Family Day fun from 2017.
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Family Day weekend will be packed with activities

January 16, 2018 at 4:04 pm

Jeff Gaye 4 Wing has partnered with the City of Cold Lake and the Municipal District of Bonnyville for a feverish festival on February’s Family Day weekend. “Snow Fever” runs from Saturday, February 17 to Monday, February 19. Each day features outdoor fun at a different venue. “Snöjuhla” is the name of Saturday’s festivities at Kinosoo Ridge Snow Resort. In addition to the usual skiing, snowboarding and tubing activities there will be a ski/snowboard crossRead More

MCpl James Jollymore, Sergeant-at-Arms of Royal Canadian Legion Cold Lake Branch 211, presented a cheque for $2,500 to Padre Zibby Jonczyk for the 4 Wing Benevolent Fund. The fund is administered by the Wing Chaplains to help 4 Wing members.
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Legion supports 4 Wing members

January 16, 2018 at 4:02 pm

Red Nose ridership is up, impaired charges down in Cold Lake

January 16, 2018 at 4:00 pm

Jeff Gaye Cold Lake’s Operation Red Nose just had its best year ever. And as it has grown, impaired driving charges in the city have declined. Operation Red Nose was available for 13 nights over five weeks during the holiday party season. On those nights, partygoers who felt they shouldn’t be driving could call the service, which sent a team of three volunteers to pick them up. Two of the volunteers drove the client home,Read More

This Week’s Movies/ À l’affiche cette semaine

This Week’s Movies/ À l’affiche cette semaine

January 16, 2018 at 3:58 pm

Jeff Gaye Wednesday, January 17, 7:00 pm: A Bad Moms Christmas (2017) – Three underappreciated Moms decide Christmas might the best time to make their point. Rated 14A. Friday, January 19, 7:00 pm: Pirates of the Caribbean: Dead Men Tell No Tales (2017) – Captain Jack Sparrow must find the trident of Poseidon if he wants to escape evil Captain Salazar and his crew of undead sailors. Rated PG. Dimanche, 21 janvier à midi: AladdinRead More

The Air Movements Section handles tonnes of freight and hundreds of personnel. 
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Traffic techs: the unseen force that keeps us moving

January 16, 2018 at 3:55 pm

Jeff Gaye When 4 Wing members and materials are on the move, there is a team working behind the scenes to get them where they’re going. The Air Movements Section at Medley air terminal is home to ten traffic technicians – military experts in packaging, loading and shipping everything the Canadian Armed Forces needs moved by land, sea or air. The Material Distribution Centre employs three more traffic techs. “You’re the subject matter expert onRead More

It’s a 10 FTTS tradition to welcome everyone back from Christmas leave with a Christmas dinner. The squadron’s annual Ukrainian Christmas potluck, held last Friday, is an enormous feast. In addition to all the food, members are introduced to Christmas customs observed by Ukrainians, in the Ukraine and in Canada.
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10 FTTS observes Ukrainian Christmas

January 16, 2018 at 3:50 pm