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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

42 Radar Squadron Maintenance Section
Photo: Jeff Gaye

Col Doyle presents quarterly Honours and Awards

August 1, 2017 at 12:27 pm

The Courier 4 Wing Commander Col Paul Doyle and Acting Wing Chief Warrant Officer Rob Brassington presided over the quarterly Honours and Awards ceremony on Thursday. Col Doyle congratulated the recipients for their achievements and urged them to “thank your families for the support they give you.” CWO Brassington also offered his congratulations, and reminded supervisors to nominate their deserving personnel for recognition. Not pictured: Cpl Boudreau, WCE, General Service Medal; MCpl Browett, 10 FTTS,Read More

Spiritual experiences  can be found in nature

Spiritual experiences can be found in nature

August 1, 2017 at 12:08 pm

Chaplain’s Corner Padre Zibby Jonczyk Ever since I moved to Cold Lake I have been asked countless times if I fish or hunt, or if I have a boat, dirt bike or quad. I do not camp in summer or do ice fishing or snowmobiling in winter. Although I do not do any of those activities—some of which look pretty fun—I do enjoy the natural beauty of the Cold Lake area, and I love walkingRead More