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One of the lucky passengers in the cockpit of a CT-155 Hawk.
Photo by Maj Maciej “Match” Hatta

419 Squadron family members experience the thrill of a takeoff roll

July 10, 2018 at 11:01 am

Capt Jean-Sébastien Otis On June 29, 419 TAC F Training Squadron members invited their loved ones to an event called the Moose Walk. The squadron organized the activity as a thank you to their biggest supporters: their families. The Moose Walk gave family members a taste of squadron life. Spouses and children filled the squadron lines for the afternoon to become “Moosemen” and “Moosewomen” and feel like real pilots. Some lucky guests even got theRead More

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PSP Summer Camp kicks off

July 10, 2018 at 10:50 am

Lesley Devost, Recreation Supervisor The PSP Summer Camp got off to a great start last week with the DiscoverE Team leading the kids through some amazing activities. The 6-9 age group were immersed in Aquatic Discoveries. This week they learned about marine life by making their own stingrays, a magnetic fishing game, arctic slime and blubber hands. The 10-12 age group was busy discovering nature in Flora and Fauna week. The campers made an outdoorRead More

This week’s movies

July 10, 2018 at 10:45 am

Jeff Gaye Wednesday, July 11, 7:00 pm: Truth or Dare (2018)—College friends play an innocent game of Truth or Dare, but a demon joins in. They must tell the truth, accept the dare, or die. Rated 14A. Friday, July 13, 7:00 pm: Rudy (1993)—A young football player, considered too small to play at the college level, tries to make the team at Notre Dame. Rated PG. Sunday, July 15, 1:00 pm: Madagascar 3: Europe’s MostRead More

Guards serve the Queen

Guards serve the Queen

July 10, 2018 at 10:40 am

RCAF Public Affairs/The Courier They’re changing guard at Buckingham Palace— Christopher Robin went down with Alice. We saw a guard in a sentry box. ‘One of the sergeants looks after their socks,” Says Alice. A.A. Milne, author of Winnie the Pooh If Christopher Robin and Alice were to go down to Buckingham Palace this summer — or Windsor Castle, or St. James’s Palace or even the Tower of London — the guard they would seeRead More

Maj Hanselpacker (left), Col Doyle and Maj Kynaston sign the Change of Command documents.
Photo by Jeff Gaye

Maj Brian Kynaston takes command of 42 Radar Squadron

July 10, 2018 at 10:21 am

Jeff Gaye Maj Brian Kynaston took over command of 42 Radar Squadron from Maj Gabriel Hanselpacker Monday at a ceremony in the Cold Lake Air Force Museum, which was the squadron’s home until 1992. 4 Wing Commander Col Paul Doyle was the reviewing officer. Maj Hanselpacker told the squadron that “it’s been a privilege” to serve as CO. “It had long been my dream job, and I loved it,” he said. “I appreciate the squadron’sRead More

CFMWS re-introduces education assistance loans

July 10, 2018 at 10:00 am

JEFF GAYE Canadian Forces Morale and Welfare Services (CFMWS), through Support Our Troops, has implemented an education loan program for CAF members and their families. An earlier version of the program was discontinued in 2013 after the Bank of Montreal introduced its Student Line of Credit. “A review of the Student Line of Credit program was recently conducted and it was noted that while the program offers more options for loans, specific criteria limit accessRead More