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Cpl Robert Laplante and Avr Joseph Meade, AVN Techs at 401 Squadron, install a flap on a CF-18 Hornet. 
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401 Squadron deploying for Exercise Sandy Fleece

January 23, 2018 at 2:29 pm

The Courier Members of 401 Squadron and other 4 Wing personnel are on their way to Holloman Air Force Base in New Mexico for Exercise Sandy Fleece. The exercise will give the squadron an opportunity to operate from an unfamiliar location. The preparation, deployment and redeployment phases will provide valuable experience or future deployed operations. As with other deployed squadron exercises, the favourable and predictable weather will allow the unit to fly many more hoursRead More

Escaping the cold? Plan accordingly!

January 16, 2018 at 5:11 pm

SISIP Financial Does the cold weather have you planning a little escape – perhaps out west for some milder temperatures, or even south for some true warmth? If so, consider the benefits of travel insurance. You might think it’s just about recouping the costs for the inconvenience of lost luggage, missed flights and hotel bookings. But beyond these hassles, there are other situations that can be far more serious. You might fall ill from badRead More

SISIP term insurance offers exclusive benefits

January 16, 2018 at 5:08 pm

SISIP Financial SISIP Financial’s Term 100 Life Insurance (T100) provides additional benefits exclusively for serving and former Canadian Armed Forces (CAF) members and their spouses, including the Living Benefit cash advance and the Waiver of Premium. While in most cases a life insurance benefit isn’t paid until after death, the Living Benefit cash advance can provide a portion of your benefit while you are still alive. If you are diagnosed with a terminal illness, withRead More

The 13 Cs of spiritual resilience: Choices

The 13 Cs of spiritual resilience: Choices

January 16, 2018 at 5:03 pm

Chaplain’s Corner Padre Christopher Willis Theologically speaking, I am a Calvinist which means in part that I have a fairly strong view of destiny and determinism. It’s not that I don’t believe that there is strength in the human will. Anyone in the military, or anyone that watched the recent Invictus Games for that matter, should know that the human will has amazing strength and resiliency. I just believe that the will of God isRead More

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401 Squadron Presentations

January 16, 2018 at 4:59 pm

401 Squadron command team LCol Forrest Rock (Commanding Officer) and CWO Frank Dwyer (Squadron Warrant Officer) made three presentations to squadron personnel: Promotion Canadian Forces Decoration Ram of the Year 2017

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Nominate your sports superhero today

January 16, 2018 at 4:12 pm

Josey Yearley, 4 Wing Fitness and Sports Manager As we “fly” into the New Year, ready to “leap tall buildings in a single bound” and meet our new year’s resolutions once and for all, we look to the coming year with confidence and enthusiasm! But at this time of year it is also worthwhile to reflect upon and recognize the accomplishments of the year gone by. So I ask you: do you know any sportsRead More