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Messes leadership team: 
JJ Gray (Mess Manager), Chantel Chatel 
(Admin Assistant), Ashlee Tozer (Functions Supervisor), Courtney McCarthy (Bar Supervisor).
Photo: Jeff Gaye

CFMWS recognizes staff at annual appreciation luncheon

July 18, 2017 at 11:44 am

Jeff Gaye 4 Wing Canadian Forces Morale and Welfare Services honoured its personnel at a luncheon June 28. Wing Commander Col Paul Doyle and Acting WCWO Rob Brassington presented long service awards to staff members for five, 10 and 20 years of service. PSP senior manager Diana Warbeck presented awards to members who exemplified the core competencies of client service, organizational knowledge, innovation, communication, leadership and teamwork. Long Service Award: Five Years Long Service Award:Read More

Canada: The Catholic Church’s contribution

July 18, 2017 at 11:32 am

Padre Jacques Tremblay As we celebrate the 150th anniversary of Canadian Confederation this year, we should remember the various people and institutions that have contributed to building our country. These include the Catholic Church, which played an important role, and some facts need to be recognized. Exceptional people The first mass in Canada was celebrated by a French Catholic priest on July 7, 1534, on the shores of Gaspé, in what today is Quebec. TheRead More

It’s been a busy two weeks for 4 Wing teams in Prairie Region and National sports! The Courier will have a complete rundown of slo-pitch, ball hockey, golf and triathlon results in next week’s paper.
Photo: Cpl Justin Roy, Wing Imaging

Sports roundup next week

July 18, 2017 at 11:26 am

The positives and the perils of high altitude training

July 18, 2017 at 11:24 am

Danielle Allard, PSP Fitness Instructor Heading to the mountains? The Canadian Rockies are absolutely stunning! For many they are not only a vacation spot, but an opportunity to train at higher altitude, connect with nature, and immerse themselves in the mountains’ majestic beauty. Here are some important considerations for exercising at higher altitude. The higher altitude can pose a risk due to the lower amount of available oxygen in the air. When exercising at higherRead More

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Upcoming bus tours: nothing but luxury with PSP

July 18, 2017 at 11:21 am

Meegan Reilly, Community Recreation Supervisor PSP offers subsidized bus trips for defence team members and their families all year round in comfort and style. We have booked Southland buses for our upcoming trips. The buses have a seating capacity of either 48 or 55 passengers. It is air conditioned with an on board washroom, a DVD system, and 110 volt charging outlets on each of its high back reclining seat. It will accommodate small electronic devices.Read More

Col Paul Doyle, left, was the Presiding Officer as LCol Mark Hickey passed the Wing Operations Officer appointment to LCol Joshua Kutryk. 
Photo: Cpl Justin Roy, Wing Imaging

LCol Hickey thanks family, staff and personnel at W Ops ceremony

July 18, 2017 at 11:15 am

Jeff Gaye LCol Mark Hickey passed the Wing Operations Officer (W Ops O) appointment to LCol Joshua Kutryk on June 27. At the ceremony, LCol Hickey said the success of Wing Operations under his command has been “due to others.” He thanked his family, 4 Wing Commander Col Paul Doyle, Commanding Officers and Branch Heads of 4 Wing units, Wing Operations CWO Debbie Martens, and his administrative assistant Francoise Mielken for their support. He alsoRead More