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4 Wing’s badminton team did well at Prairie Region championships. The squash team picture was not available at press time.
Photo: 15 Wing Moosejaw

4 Wing performs well at regional racquet tournaments

December 19, 2017 at 3:54 pm

Jeff Gaye “Silver and gold, silver and gold…” – Burl Ives 4 Wing’s racquet squad brought back some medals from the Prairie Region squash and badminton championships in Moose Jaw earlier this month. In addition to the medals, there were some strong performances and placements on the Prairie Region team for CAF National competition in spring 2018. WO Jean Francois Neron won badminton gold medals in his individual category as well as in doubles play.Read More

401 Squadron will fly alongside Santa on Christmas Eve
Photo: Cpl Justin Roy, Wing Imaging

Canadian NORAD Region announces Santa’s escort pilots, maintainers and trackers

December 19, 2017 at 3:47 pm

Royal Canadian Air Force The Canadian NORAD Region (CANR) marks its 62nd year of tracking Santa Claus’s yuletide journey from the North Pole with the naming of its escort pilots, maintainers and tracking crews for the high-profile assignment. LCol Forrest Rock and Capt Kevin Mittleholtz are Santa’s escort pilots from 4 Wing Cold Lake. Cpl Kevin Richmon and Avr Gillian Lavoie are the maintainers supporting them. All are members of 401 Tactical Fighter Squadron. CaptRead More

4 Wing Commander Col Paul Doyle (centre) and 4 Wing Chief Warrant Officer Rémi Nault served a holiday lunch to Canadian Armed Forces members stationed at Forward Operating Location Inuvik on December 12.
Photo: OS Justin Spinello, 4 Wing Imaging

Meanwhile, nearer the North Pole…

December 19, 2017 at 3:43 pm