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Members of Exercise Puma Strike visit The National WWII Museum in New Orleans

December 19, 2017 at 3:27 pm

Sgt Ray Cowell “No other war in history has so definitely lined up the forces of arbitrary oppression and dictatorship against those of human rights and individual liberty.” -General Dwight D. Eisenhower, letter to his son John Cold and brooding from the outside, the National WWII Museum in New Orleans depicts what soldiers must have felt while in the amphibious landing craft approaching the beaches in Normandy. Yet inside the monstrous museum, there is beautyRead More

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Photo: Sgt Daren Kraus

Romanian Air Force honours ATF members

December 19, 2017 at 3:25 pm

Brigadier-General Viorel Pana, Acting Chief of the Romanian Air Force Staff, presented members of Air Task Force Romania currently deployed on Operation Reassurance in support of NATO enhanced air policing, with the Romanian Air Force Emblem of Honour. The presentations were made at Mihail Kogalniceanu Air Base, Constanta, Romania, on December 14.

An AFFV like this one is on its way to Cold Lake.
Photo: Submitted

4 Wing Fire Department to receive new equipment

December 19, 2017 at 3:22 pm

DND/The Courier Nine Canadian Armed Forces bases, including CFB Cold Lake, will receive new fire trucks in the coming months. Known as the Aerial Fire Fighting Vehicle (AFFV), the new trucks provide fire fighting capabilities, rescue, and casualty evacuation to a height of 35 metres. The vehicles were procured to fight fires on modern infrastructure including fires in ammunition and fuel containment areas. They also have a casualty recovery platform, something previous vehicles didn’t have.Read More