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419 Squadron remembers HCO Alex Sim

July 25, 2017 at 10:41 am

419 Squadron On July 9, 2017, 419 Squadron’s Honorary Commanding Officer (HCO) Alex Sim passed away in Kamloops, BC at the age of 92. Alex was a veteran of the PPCLI and the Regina Rifles and served in World War II and the Korean War. During WWII Alex stormed the beaches of Normandy as part of the 3rd Canadian Infantry Division. During the Korean War, at the Battle of Kapyong, Alex was presented with theRead More

Cadets from Lightning Flight prepare a hot lunch during a rainy day on their Survival Instructors Course.
Photo: Jeff Gaye

4 Wing command team visits Cadet Summer Training Centre

July 25, 2017 at 10:39 am

Jeff Gaye 4 Wing Commander Col Paul Doyle and Acting Wing Chief Warrant Officer Rob Brassington visited two courses at the Cold Lake Cadet Training Centre last week. Their first visit was to the Survival Instructor Course, where cadets were learning survival skills while also learning how to pass those skills on to cadets at their home units. The course lasts six weeks, and culminates in a four-day solo survival exercise. Flight Sergeant Taegan JameusRead More

Messes leadership team: 
JJ Gray (Mess Manager), Chantel Chatel 
(Admin Assistant), Ashlee Tozer (Functions Supervisor), Courtney McCarthy (Bar Supervisor).
Photo: Jeff Gaye

CFMWS recognizes staff at annual appreciation luncheon

July 18, 2017 at 11:44 am

Jeff Gaye 4 Wing Canadian Forces Morale and Welfare Services honoured its personnel at a luncheon June 28. Wing Commander Col Paul Doyle and Acting WCWO Rob Brassington presented long service awards to staff members for five, 10 and 20 years of service. PSP senior manager Diana Warbeck presented awards to members who exemplified the core competencies of client service, organizational knowledge, innovation, communication, leadership and teamwork. Long Service Award: Five Years Long Service Award:Read More