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A search and rescue technician from 413 Squadron free-fall jumps from a CC-130 Hercules aircraft during a jump camp held in Greenwood, Nova Scotia in 2014.
Photo: Cpl Neil Clarkson, 14 AMS Wing Imaging

Searching for SAR Techs – deadline is November 10

October 10, 2017 at 5:35 pm

Directorate of Air Personnel Strategy Canadian Armed Forces members who are ready for an exciting career change may want to consider the current opportunity to become a Search and Rescue Technician (SAR Tech) with the RCAF. The occupation accepts Regular and Reserve Force members who want to undergo an occupational transfer from within the CAF. The 2017 deadline for transfer applications is November 10. “If you are looking for a job that is as rewardingRead More

LCol Brian Zimmerman logs into the InBody 270 while Tammy Buchanan conducts the test.
Photo: Jeff Gaye

New machine measures muscle, fat

October 10, 2017 at 5:30 pm

Jeff Gaye Given that knowledge is power, there is a role for good data in guiding personal health, fitness and even strength. 4 Wing’s Health Promotion department is trying out a new machine that can tell you your body composition including water, muscle and fat. This information can help you make informed choices regarding your personal health and fitness. The InBody 270 body composition analyzer uses electric currents (bioelectrical impedance) to measure what you’re madeRead More

The ice is in at Col JJ Parr Sports Centre and teams are starting to practice for base team and recreational hockey.
Photo: Jeff Gaye

In Canada there’s summer and there’s hockey season…

October 10, 2017 at 5:24 pm