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Water, Fuel and Environment Technicians operate a reverse osmosis water purification unit at the beginning of Exercise Northern Flag. 
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4 CES trains engineers on Exercise Northern Flag

September 5, 2017 at 9:00 am

Jeff Gaye 4 Construction Engineering Squadron (4 CES) has just wrapped up Exercise Northern Flag, a two week long pre-deployment exercise for Construction Engineering officers and technicians. According to 4 CES Commanding Officer Maj Jason Hartwig, Ex Northern Flag is “tailored for engineers who are targeted for high readiness to deploy.” Trades included on the exercise are water, fuel and environment technicians, refrigeration and mechanical technicians, electrical distribution and electrical generating system technicians, carpenters, plumbers,Read More

Cpl Nicole Furlano (seated) with the Wing Orderly Room team.
Photo: Jeff Gaye

Administration is as important as the air we breathe

September 5, 2017 at 9:00 am

Jeff Gaye It’s not just air that holds 4 Wing’s jets aloft. It takes manpower and teamwork from the cockpit to the hangar floor to the many support personnel in many occupations. Highly professional administration is one of the keys to successful operations. Without the admin role, the wrenches wouldn’t turn and the planes wouldn’t fly. Cpl Nicole Furlano is a clerk in the 4 Wing Orderly Room (WOR). She says she enjoys her job,Read More

Shoulder mobility: why is it important?

Shoulder mobility: why is it important?

September 5, 2017 at 9:00 am

Kevin Kiely and Tovah Fenske, PSP Fitness The shoulder is made up of small muscles and joints. Shoulders are used in most daily tasks, so if you are experiencing soreness or tightness while performing daily tasks it is time to look at how to alleviate this problem. As you can see in the diagram, the shoulder has many moving parts, and being a small muscle group it tends to fatigue quickly with repetitive lifting. ManyRead More