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LCol Brian Zimmerman logs into the InBody 270 while Tammy Buchanan conducts the test.
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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

The ice is in at Col JJ Parr Sports Centre and teams are starting to practice for base team and recreational hockey.
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In Canada there’s summer and there’s hockey season…

October 10, 2017 at 5:24 pm

Paddlers rescued from Beaver River

October 10, 2017 at 5:21 pm

The Courier CFB Cold Lake units rescued two kayakers in response to a 911 call September 29. Personnel from 11 MP Flight found the paddlers on the Beaver River near the base. One was a military member, the other a civilian. Both were suffering from hypothermia. The MPs and 4 Wing Fire Department personnel treated them at the scene, and 417 Squadron transported them by helicopter to the Cold Lake hospital for further treatment.