Post Tagged with: "4 Wing"

Brigadier-General Sean Boyle (left) leads march during parade with former 4 Wing Commander Colonel Paul Doyle (right) and incoming Wing Commander Colonel Dave Moar (centre behind).
Photo: Cliff Kenyon

Parade welcomes new commander

July 16, 2019 at 10:00 am

Col. Dave Moar no stranger to 4 Wing Cliff Kenyon 4 Wing Cold Lake outgoing and incoming commanders, Canadian Armed Forces (CAF) members and spectators looked to the future as Col. Dave Moar officially became Wing Commander at a change-of-command parade on July 10. Moar replaces Col. Paul Doyle, who served as Wing Commander for three years and who is taking up a posting in England to be the Royal Canadian Air Force (RCAF) AirRead More

4 Wing personnel deployed in Kuwait, for Operation Impact at Camp Canada, pose for a group photo last May.
Photo: MCpl Bryan Carter

4 Wing takes part in Operation Impact

July 9, 2019 at 9:37 am

Major Jean-Baptiste Michon 4 Wing Cold Lake has been contributing to the global coalition to fight terror under Operation Impact. Thirty-eight wing members with construction engineering, imagery, maintenance, logistics, transport, administration, intelligence, communications, and command and control skills and competencies are deployed on Operation Impact. 4 Wing is also staffing most of the operations and mission support elements that co-ordinate aircraft support and harmonize Royal Canadian Air Force and Canadian Armed Forces efforts with theRead More

PSP inviting you to take a trip to K-Days

July 2, 2019 at 2:10 pm

PSP Would you like to take your family to Edmonton’s biggest summer festival? Personnel Support Programs (PSP) wants to help you out with that! For all active Defence Team members and their families, PSP will provide transportation to and from the K-Days Festival via a FREE luxury coach bus… AND subsidized tickets! Ticket prices are as follows: • ‘Ride All Day’ passes: $15 per person (regular price is $56) • ‘General Admission’ passes: $5 perRead More

Capt Howard “Pikey” Pike sits on the wing with his daughter Melissa Shields in the jet as family members enjoy a day at 419 Squadron.
Photo: Submitted

Family members experience a day in the life

July 2, 2019 at 2:06 pm

Capt. Taylor Cartwright & Capt. Anthony Gandouin On Friday, June 21, 419 Tactical Fighter (Training) Squadron conducted a ‘Moose Walk’, an event organized to allow the friends and relatives of Squadron members to experience the work environment of their partners, spouses, and family members. With coordination across the Wing, including 4 Wing Operations Support Squadron (OSS), Air Traffic Control, and Rescue Services, the event was completed successfully with a close eye on safety and supervision.Read More

Multicultural lunch offers taste of varied cultures.
Photo: Cliff Kenyon

4 Wing celebrates multiculturalism

July 2, 2019 at 1:26 pm

Cliff Kenyon Multicultural Day at 4 Wing is a “fantastic thing” to celebrate, Wing Commander Col. Paul Doyle declared at the special luncheon at Military Family Resource Centre Society (MFRCS). The luncheon, hosted by MFRCS, featured multicultural foods including Indian, Japanese and Middle Eastern foods with some diners dressed in traditional costumes. “Something like this makes the base a fantastic place to be,” said Doyle. He said Canadian Armed Forces members are often called onRead More

Wing Commander Col Paul Doyle will soon take up duties as an airforce advisor in London, England.
Photo: Cliff Kenyon

Wing Commander sets course for England

July 2, 2019 at 1:14 pm

Cliff Kenyon Wing Commander Col. Paul Doyle is ready for his new mission. This month he leaves 4 Wing and Cold Lake for a new posting in London, England. “It will be a change,” says Doyle, stating the obvious as he sometimes does. “It’s a little bigger than Cold Lake.” The new job is bigger, too. He has been Wing Commander at Cold Lake since 2016 and will soon be a member of Canada DefenceRead More