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Emergency response calls for continuous improvement

January 30, 2018 at 2:11 pm

Jeff Gaye 4 Wing conducted a test of its Emergency Response Plan last Wednesday, and there’s good news: some things went wrong. Capt Joe Jorgensen, 4 Wing Emergency Response Plan Officer, said the purpose of the exercise is not only to rehearse the plan’s strengths, but to expose its weaknesses. And while there were many positives on the exercise, there were also surprises. “The more mistakes are made, the more chances we have for learning,”Read More

What will you do with your February bonus?

What will you do with your February bonus?

January 30, 2018 at 2:08 pm

From the Editor’s Desk Jeff Gaye There’s a lot to like about February. No, seriously. As our climate columnist Jennifer Fox points out on page 4, we can usually expect to have good snow for outdoor activities. It might get cold, but there’s an equal possibility that we will get our first tease of the coming spring. And it’s the shortest month. If it’s not very good it’s no big deal, it will be overRead More

More than 20 members of Search and Rescue Alberta got a close look at a 409 Squadron CF-18 Hornet last Friday as part of a tour that also included 417 Squadron and the survival kit maintenance shop. The group had participated in Exercise Frosted Flyer earlier in the week. 
Photo: Jeff Gaye

Search and Rescue Alberta trains at 4 Wing

January 30, 2018 at 2:05 pm