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Capt Howard Pike, a former Royal Air Force pilot, has enrolled into the CAF as a skilled pilot. Capt Pike retired from the RAF in March after 30 years of service. Prior to his retirement he was employed at 419 Squadron as an exchange officer. He will now be employed as an Air Reservist at the squadron, returning to his role as an instructor pilot.
Photo: Cpl Proctor, 4 AR Flt

Capt Pike joins 4 AR Flight

September 26, 2017 at 9:00 am
Photo: Jeff Gaye

W LE personnel have fun with family members

September 26, 2017 at 9:00 am
Avr Asare
Photo: Cpl Sophie Renaud, Wing Imaging

W Ops Promotion

September 26, 2017 at 9:00 am
Families of deployed personnel can drop in anytime.
Photo: Jeff Gaye

Deployment Service Centre helps families deal with deployment separation

September 26, 2017 at 9:00 am

Jeff Gaye A military member’s deployment can create a whole set of challenges and stresses for the family at home. Some can be relatively minor, but others can potentially make the deployment period difficult. 4 Wing MFRC’s Deployment Service Centre (DSC) helps families deal with the many problems that come with separation, whether it’s lending a hand with household chores, helping with the kids, or dealing with emergencies. It starts with registration. Deploying members orRead More

Munitions were safely disposed of with a spectacular explosion.
Photo: OS Justin Spinello, 4 Wing Imaging

Exercise Taz Tornado trains members in explosives disposal

September 19, 2017 at 1:21 pm

The Courier Exercise Taz Tornado is a two-week RCAF conventional munitions disposal advanced exercise hosted by 1 AMS. The exercise ensures RCAF Explosive Disposal Flight (EDF) members are qualified and capable of carrying out their duties. Units from across the RCAF and the Canadian Armed Forces participated in this year’s exercise, which began Monday, September 11 with theoretical classroom sessions in preparation for the live phase of training. “We have people attending from the navy,Read More

Three Cold Lake members on silver-medal soccer squad

September 19, 2017 at 1:18 pm

The Courier Capt Victoria Blakie of AETE, Cpl Shelby Lewis of 409 Squadron and Cpl Dayana Porter of 1 AMS are bringing home silver medals from the CAF national women’s soccer championship. The three were selected to represent Prairie Region on all-star squad. Prairie Region lost 1-0 in overtime of the tournament final, bowing to Quebec Region. Cpl Lewis will travel to England later this fall to compete in international women’s soccer under the internationalRead More