Post Tagged with: "4 Wing Cold Lake"

It’s on! A Belgian F-16 fighter takes off for the first launch of Exercise Maple Flag 51 on Monday morning.
Photo: Cpl Manuela Berger, Wing Imaging

Rain and cloud can’t keep Exercise Maple Flag 51 on the ground

June 12, 2018 at 5:42 pm

Jeff Gaye Participants in Exercise Maple Flag 51 got their opening-day missions in on Monday, in spite of the cloudy, wet weather. This year’s Maple Flag exercise is shorter than most years, but what it lacks in duration it will make up for with fighter-force intensity. “This one is different, it’s more fighter-centric,” said Maj Alana Cadieux, Officer Commanding the Air Force Tactical Training Centre (AFTTC). “This is different from the last few years whenRead More

4 Wing’s logisticians got together for a group photo with the 50th Anniversary flag and banner last Friday.
Photo: OS Erica Seymour, Wing Imaging

4 Wing member sets speed record with Log Branch 50th Anniversary Flag

May 15, 2018 at 3:38 pm

LCol Douglas Martin A Canadian Forces Logistics Branch aviator stationed at 4 Wing Cold Lake was the first person to break the sound barrier while carrying the Logistics Branch 50th Anniversary flag and pennant. Avr Catherine Grenier of 4 Mission Support Squadron took the flag aboard a CF-18 commanded by Capt Denis Beaulieu of 410 Tactical Fighter Operational Training Squadron. “I was surprised to be chosen,” said Avr Grenier, a Human Resources Administrator at 4Read More

The 4 Wing team has begun training together for the 2018 Nijmegen Marches.
Photo: Submitted

The Road to Nijmegen, Part 1

April 3, 2018 at 1:53 pm

Tovah Fenske, 4 Wing Fitness Coordinator 4 Wing Cold Lake has been selected as one of the teams that will represent the Canadian Armed Forces at Nijmegen 2018. The Nijmegen March is an international event in the Netherlands where 45,000 military and civilian participants congregate each July to promote sport, exercise and military marching skill. The march winds in and around the Dutch city of Nijmegen for a staggering distance of 40 kilometres each dayRead More

Celebrations of the Holy Week and Easter 2018 in our military chapels, 4 Wing Cold Lake

Celebrations of the Holy Week and Easter 2018 in our military chapels, 4 Wing Cold Lake

March 20, 2018 at 3:21 pm

At Holy Name Catholic Chapel – Palm Sunday, 25 March, 11h00: Mass – Holy Monday, 26 March, 19h00: Sacrament of Reconciliation (confession) – Holy Thursday, 29 March, 19h00: Mass of the Lord’s Supper with adoration until Midnight. – Good Friday, 30 March (day of fasting and abstinence): Way of the Cross (14h00) and Celebration of the Passion of the Lord with Communion (15h00). – Holy Saturday, 31 March, 20h00: Easter Vigil, Mass in the HolyRead More

Chase away the winter blues at Snowfest. The annual event starts Thursday afternoon.
Photo: Jeff Gaye

It’s Snowfest time!

March 20, 2018 at 2:45 pm

Jeff Gaye Snowfest, 4 Wing’s annual festival of winter fun and games, is set to go on Thursday and Friday. Participating units have been grouped into ten teams, which will each compete in ten separate events. Competitive events include human pong, scavenger hunt, speed skating, obstacle course, centipede walk, human curling, outdoor ball hockey, snow volleyball, the command team relay and a judged snow fort contest. The 2018 Snowfest theme is “The Clash of theRead More

Newly promoted Chief Warrant Officer Terrance George (right) gets help with his new rank slip-on from his grandson Landyn George on January 27.
Photo: Cpl Manuela Berger, Wing Imaging

My grandpa the Chief

February 13, 2018 at 3:15 pm