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Remembering  Palm Springs and Bert Cofield

Remembering Palm Springs and Bert Cofield

August 8, 2017 at 11:20 am

From the Editor’s Desk Jeff Gaye While I was chatting with Keith Rieder about the history of the Palm Springs Golf Club (see story on page 8), we both remarked on the scenic beauty of the par-three 11th hole. The 11th is dedicated to the memory of Bert Cofield. Bert was a former Base Chief – an old-school RCAF photo tech with an easygoing manner and a mischievous sense of humour. He was my supervisorRead More

Members from 4 Wing TEME Flight drive a dump truck through the obstacle course.
Photo: Cpl Justin Roy, 4 Wing Imaging

4 Wing TEME Flight holds driver training competition

August 8, 2017 at 11:13 am

Pte Aaron Thetyres, 4 Wing TEME Since 1947, Canadian Armed Forces members and DND drivers have demonstrated their driving skills and road safety knowledge by competing in the Canadian Forces Safe Driving Competition (CFSDC). On June 29, 4 Wing Transport and Electrical and Mechanical Engineering (TEME) Flight held a local “Truckers’ Roadeo” modeled after the CFSDC. Events were geared towards driver training, reinforcement of safe driving principles and building morale within the 4 Wing TEMERead More

Maj Alexia Shore, left, is the new CO of 417 Squadron after signing the Change of Command documents with Col Paul Doyle and outgoing CO LCol Brad Steels.
Photo: MCpl Brent Kenny, MARPAC Imaging Services

Wildfires provide dramatic setting for 417 Squadron Change of Command

August 8, 2017 at 11:09 am

Jeff Gaye Last week’s Change of Command parade for 417 Combat Support Squadron was supposed to take place at 6 Hangar, 4 Wing Cold Lake. But with the squadron deployed to help British Columbia deal with its devastating wildfire season, those plans had to change. The parade was held on the tarmac of Kamloops Airport. Maj Alexia Shore assumed command from LCol Brad Steels, who has been Commanding Officer since July 11, 2014. The ReviewingRead More