Post Tagged with: "4 Wing Cold Lake"

Sentinel program can steer you in the right direction when you need a little help from your friends

May 7, 2019 at 2:18 pm

Cliff Kenyon The idea behind the Sentinel (Sentinelle) program is really quite simple – it’s all about people helping people. If you are needing a hand or offering help the program can be lifesaving or life changing. Canadian Armed Forces (CAF) padres can’t do it all, especially when troops are deployed. Instead, this peer support program has trained individuals to take on the undertaking of strengthening unit cohesion by getting involved in the Sentinel (Sentinelle)Read More

Sgt Chris Thomas shows off award with his 
wife Amber.
Photo: Submitted

Coaching effort wins volunteer accolade

April 23, 2019 at 10:44 am

Cliff Kenyon To players and peers, he’s called “Coach Chris” and to that fond title he can add “Coach of the Year.” 4 Wing’s Sgt. Chris Thomas has been named volunteer coach of the year by Cold Lake & District Community Volunteer Awards. Thomas, with 4 Wing Operations Support Squadron, came to Cold Lake in 2007 and since then has been a coach with the Senior Royals Football program at Cold Lake High School. “HeRead More

Canadian Armed Forces Ombudsman Mr. Gregory Lick speaks to members of 4 Wing during the Ombudsman’s Constituent Engagement Visit held in the Military Family Resource Centre Theatre.
Photo: AB Erica Seymour, 4 Wing Imaging

Ombudsman Visits Cold Lake

March 5, 2019 at 8:41 am

Joy Smith Mr. Gregory Lick, interim Ombudsperson for the Department of National Defence (DND) and the Canadian Armed Forces (CAF), along with members of his staff paid a visit to Cold Lake last week. The Ombudsman’s Office serves as a direct and confidential source of information, referral, and education for the men and women of the Department of National Defence and the Canadian Armed Forces. The Ombudsman also investigates complaints and serves as a neutralRead More

Stay safe in the water

July 3, 2018 at 4:11 pm

Lisa Fisher, Health Promotion Specialist Cold Lake has already had heat warnings this summer and it’s likely that this trend will continue through July and August. When the weather warms up, people want to cool off and will try to find ways to be in or around the water. In Cold Lake we are fortunate to have a great lake to enjoy outdoor water activities, and some have gone the extra step to set upRead More

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