Post Tagged with: "4 Wing Cold Lake"

4 Wing Band and Royal Canadian Air Force members took part in the 79th anniversary ceremonies to mark Battle of Britain Day at the Cold Lake Cenotaph. 
Photo: Cliff Kenyon

4 Wing marks Battle of Britain Day

September 17, 2019 at 2:08 pm

79th anniversary celebrated Cliff Kenyon It was a solemn ceremony as hundreds gathered Sept. 15 to mark Battle of Britain Day at the Cold Lake Cenotaph. But it was also a celebration. September 15 marks the day of the biggest fight and biggest victory in 1940 by Allied fighter aircraft, including members of the Royal Canadian Air Force, against attacking German enemies. Acting Wing Commander LCol Kirsten Dubreuil said that because of that victory andRead More

Master Corporal Brendan Collins, Flight Engineer 417 Combat Support Squadron 4 Wing Cold Lake, unloads boxes of books to hand to Steve Mckay, Birch Narrows Elementary School Principal, from a Royal Canadian Air Force CH-146 Griffon Helicopter in Birch Narrows, Saskatchewan on Sept. 4. More photos Page 3.
Photo: Cpl Justin Roy

Friendly mission

September 10, 2019 at 3:12 pm

Cliff Kenyon You could call it the friendly mission. Maj. Alexia Hannam, Commanding Officer of 4 Wing Cold Lake’s 417 Combat Support Squadron, led her crew, on a mission involving fun and literacy.Hannam piloted her squadron’s CH-146 Griffon helicopter to deliver children’s books which has been donated and collected through the city the previous month. “Fill the Helicopter,” Hannam called the mission. They flew to the remote, small community of Birch Narrows, Sask., to deliverRead More

4 Wing golfers win in Wainwright play

August 13, 2019 at 9:22 am

Submitted 4 Wing Cold Lake has claimed Regional Gold in Golf winning the team event in play at Wainwright. “Our athletes did us proud,” said Josey Yearley, Fitness and Sports Manager 4 Wing Cold Lake. “The Wainwright PSP Staff did an amazing job– as hosts and Wainwright Golf Course staff had the course in great shape. The competition was close and we couldn’t have asked for better weather. It’s a shame the course won’t getRead More

Dino Geremia, from Game Ready in Vancouver, outlines benefits of their program at meeting in Cold Lake.
Photo: Cliff Kenyon

Game Ready program aims to help local youths

June 25, 2019 at 12:53 pm

Cliff Kenyon Community and 4 Wing Cold Lake leaders were asked Monday to take part in launching a sports program in the city aimed at helping at-risk youths. It’s the idea of Cold Lake Mayor Craig Copeland who invited officials from the program called Game Ready, Youth Development Program, to come from Vancouver to outline the success of their efforts. Invited to the meeting were officials from 4 Wing as well as other local municipalities.Read More

Joyce Metchewais, with her husband, Maynard speak to an audience at 4 Wing Cold Lake. They are both elders and former chiefs of Cold Lake First Nations. They were at the base to speak during Indigenous Awareness Week. Commemorative events were also held in Ottawa where Lieutenant-General Jean-Marc Lanthier said indigenous peoples make a valuable contribution to the Defence Team.
Photo: Capt J.W.S. Houck

Indigenous contribution valuable

June 11, 2019 at 2:20 pm

Big Stuff Round Up coming home

May 21, 2019 at 10:11 am

The Courier This story is all trash talk. But…it’s important trash…yours! And it’s time to get rid of it. 4 Wing Cold Lake will be having a Big Stuff Roundup from June 7 to 11. The purpose is to keep the RHUs clean and tidy and give residents a chance to get rid of unwanted items by perhaps trading with neighbors or sending them to the dump. The program helps promote the three Rs ofRead More