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4 Wing responds to rescue call

August 8, 2017 at 11:27 am

Jeff Gaye Personnel from 4 Wing participated in the rescue of a missing rafter last week. The subject of the search had last been seen floating in an inner tube down the Sand River near Highway 55 on the evening of Monday July 31. The Sand River flows into the Beaver River northwest of Bonnyville. Just before midnight the person was reported to Bonnyville RCMP as overdue. He was not wearing a life jacket andRead More

Remembering  Palm Springs and Bert Cofield

Remembering Palm Springs and Bert Cofield

August 8, 2017 at 11:20 am

From the Editor’s Desk Jeff Gaye While I was chatting with Keith Rieder about the history of the Palm Springs Golf Club (see story on page 8), we both remarked on the scenic beauty of the par-three 11th hole. The 11th is dedicated to the memory of Bert Cofield. Bert was a former Base Chief – an old-school RCAF photo tech with an easygoing manner and a mischievous sense of humour. He was my supervisorRead More

Members from 4 Wing TEME Flight drive a dump truck through the obstacle course.
Photo: Cpl Justin Roy, 4 Wing Imaging

4 Wing TEME Flight holds driver training competition

August 8, 2017 at 11:13 am

Pte Aaron Thetyres, 4 Wing TEME Since 1947, Canadian Armed Forces members and DND drivers have demonstrated their driving skills and road safety knowledge by competing in the Canadian Forces Safe Driving Competition (CFSDC). On June 29, 4 Wing Transport and Electrical and Mechanical Engineering (TEME) Flight held a local “Truckers’ Roadeo” modeled after the CFSDC. Events were geared towards driver training, reinforcement of safe driving principles and building morale within the 4 Wing TEMERead More