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Maj Pilon, left, passes the ceremonial sword to Col Doyle for transfer to Maj Matte.
Photo: Cpl St-Cyr, 10 FTTS Imaging

10 FTTS welcomes its new command team

July 25, 2017 at 11:11 am

Jeff Gaye 10 Field Technical Training Squadron (10 FTTS) changed its command team at a parade last Thursday. Maj Eric Matte assumed command of the squadron from Maj Jonathan Pilon, and Squadron Warrant Officer CWO Frank Dwyer passed his appointment to MWO Mark Finucan. In his speech Maj Pilon recounted 10 FTTS’s accomplishments as a unit. These include many professional achievements and also reflect the unit’s morale – “winning Sports Day in Canada, the OfficeRead More

Golf club celebrates 60 years with special tournament

July 25, 2017 at 11:07 am

Jeff Gaye The Cold Lake Golf and Winter Club is holding a special scramble-format tournament August 12 to celebrate its 60th anniversary. Planning for the course began in 1957. It opened with just three holes, and sand greens. Three years later it expanded to nine holes with grass greens. “Hundreds of volunteers were involved in building it,” said Keith Rieder, a long-time member who has researched the club’s history. “Ninety-five per cent of the golfRead More

Medley CFB Society seeks four new committee members

July 25, 2017 at 11:05 am

WO Patricia Schwindt The Medley CFB Society Committee is looking for volunteers. The Medley CFB Society supports recreation and community services that benefit the military community in the Cold Lake area. If you are interested in strengthening the 4 Wing community, the Society might be what you are looking for. In 1979, the Alberta government provided funds to every community in the province for local improvements. The Medley CFB Society was created to disburse theRead More