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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