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Team effort builds stronger wing

July 16, 2019 at 2:57 pm

From the Editor’s Desk Cliff Kenyon If you love change and thrive on uncertainty hang around. We’re in for a whopper. But first, let’s all welcome the new boss. The guy who will lead the attack into the 21st century at 4 Wing. He’s Col Dave Moar, installed this month as the new 4 Wing Commander. Let’s offer all the help we can. He’ll need it. And he wants it and welcomes it. He’s notRead More

Upgrades planned for Goose Bay airfield

July 16, 2019 at 10:13 am

National Defence Upgrades are scheduled for the airfield at 5 Wing Goose Bay, Newfoundland and Labrador. Yvonne Jones, member of parliament for Labrador, said about $2.3 million in runway repairs are planned in the short term. A full runway repaving project and airfield lighting upgrades are planned in the next few years. “5 Wing Goose Bay is an important training and operating base for the Royal Canadian Air Force and our allied partners. These investmentsRead More

Energy efficiency focus in Bagotville

July 16, 2019 at 10:08 am

National Defence Bagotville, Quebec – Through Canada’s Defence policy, Strong, Secure, Engaged, the Department of National Defence (DND) is reducing its carbon footprint by improving the energy efficiency of infrastructure at bases and wings across Canada. Richard Hébert, Parliamentary Secretary to the Minister of Small Business and Export Promotion, announced the award of a $12-million energy performance contract at 3 Wing Bagotville. The project will see 60 buildings upgraded with energy efficiency measures to provideRead More