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Pte Chase Kirk, left, receives his Refueller of the Quarter certificate from W TEME O Maj Audrey Morales. Pte Kirk issued 865,339 litres of fuel between July and September to earn the honour.
Photo: Jeff Gaye

Refueller of the Quarter

October 17, 2017 at 2:19 pm
The 4 Wing Band shone at its 35th Anniversary concert Saturday night.
Photo: OS Justin Spinello, Wing Imaging

4 Wing Band wows the crowd at 35th Anniversary concert

October 17, 2017 at 2:18 pm

Jeff Gaye There was a celebratory mood in the 4 Wing Theatre Saturday night as the 4 Wing Band marked its 35th anniversary with a special concert. Thirty-seven volunteer musicians filled the hall with sound, performing a widely varied program of traditional band music. “It was absolutely fantastic,” said 4 Wing Bandmaster WO Jeremy Duggleby. “We had a great crowd, and the band played exceptionally well.” The band performs a lot – approximately 75 engagementsRead More

4 Wing Fire Chief Lt Robert Holland, 4 Wing Commander Col Paul Doyle and Sparky proclaim October 8 to 14 as Fire Prevention Week.
Photo: Jeff Gaye

Fire Prevention Week has its roots in 1871 Chicago fire

October 10, 2017 at 5:43 pm

4 Wing Fire Service Fire Prevention Week was established to commemorate the Great Chicago Fire, the tragic 1871 conflagration that killed more than 250 people, left 100,000 homeless, destroyed more than 17,400 structures and burned more than 2,000 acres. The fire began on October 8, but continued into October 9 when it did most of its damage. According to popular legend, the fire broke out after a cow – belonging to Mrs. Catherine O’Leary –Read More

Registration for the First Reconciliation and the First Communion

October 10, 2017 at 5:37 pm

Holy Name Chapel Registration for sacramental preparation: At the Holy Name Chapel of Cold Lake, we are in the period of registration for parents of children who would receive the sacraments of Reconciliation and First Communion. The sacraments are for all children who are in second and third year, and more. If you are interested, or if you have questions, please contact the chaplains’ office at 780-840-8000 ext. 8165. The first meeting will be OctoberRead More

A search and rescue technician from 413 Squadron free-fall jumps from a CC-130 Hercules aircraft during a jump camp held in Greenwood, Nova Scotia in 2014.
Photo: Cpl Neil Clarkson, 14 AMS Wing Imaging

Searching for SAR Techs – deadline is November 10

October 10, 2017 at 5:35 pm

Directorate of Air Personnel Strategy Canadian Armed Forces members who are ready for an exciting career change may want to consider the current opportunity to become a Search and Rescue Technician (SAR Tech) with the RCAF. The occupation accepts Regular and Reserve Force members who want to undergo an occupational transfer from within the CAF. The 2017 deadline for transfer applications is November 10. “If you are looking for a job that is as rewardingRead More

LCol Brian Zimmerman logs into the InBody 270 while Tammy Buchanan conducts the test.
Photo: Jeff Gaye

New machine measures muscle, fat

October 10, 2017 at 5:30 pm

Jeff Gaye Given that knowledge is power, there is a role for good data in guiding personal health, fitness and even strength. 4 Wing’s Health Promotion department is trying out a new machine that can tell you your body composition including water, muscle and fat. This information can help you make informed choices regarding your personal health and fitness. The InBody 270 body composition analyzer uses electric currents (bioelectrical impedance) to measure what you’re madeRead More