Post Tagged with: "4 Wing"

Short term pain will mean long term gain for 4 Wing’s administrators

November 7, 2017 at 2:14 pm

Jeff Gaye Chronic staff shortages and a confluence of other events are creating unsustainable pressures on 4 Wing’s Financial Service Administrators (FSAs) and Human Resources Administrators (HRAs), according to Wing Administration Officer LCol Brian Zimmerman. The upcoming restructuring of the Wing will create an opportunity to alleviate the situation, LCol Zimmerman said, but he warns there will be bumps along the road. Wing restructuring follows a directive from LGen Michael Hood, commander of the RCAF,Read More

International Day for Preventing the Exploitation of the Environment in War and Armed Conflict

November 7, 2017 at 2:07 pm

Shona L. Lawson, M.Sc., RPBio., P.Biol. Wing Environment Officer November 6 is the United Nations International Day for Preventing the Exploitation of the Environment in War and Armed Conflict. Come learn about 4 Wing’s Environmental and Hazmat Programs at an open house November 8 from 10:00 am to 2:00 pm at the All Ranks Kitchen Armed conflict and war result in many casualties. These include killed and wounded soldiers and civilians, and destroyed cities andRead More

Legion Branch 211 colour party at last year’s ceremony. 
Photo: Cpl Sophie Renaud, Wing Imaging

Cold Lake will gather on Saturday to remember Canada’s war dead

November 7, 2017 at 1:47 pm

Jeff Gaye 4 Wing will join forces with Cold Lake Branch 211 of the Royal Canadian Legion to present the annual Remembrance Day service in Cold Lake on Saturday. The service will begin at 10:30 am at the Energy Centre arena. 4 Wing members will form the parade contingent, with Legion members and cadets also on parade. Members of the public are encouraged to attend. “It’s important for Canadians to assemble together on November 11Read More

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Hamper program, Angel Tree help families over Christmas

October 31, 2017 at 12:47 pm

Jeff Gaye Last year 43 families at 4 Wing received a little help over Christmas through the hamper program organized by the Wing Chaplains’ office. The 2017 hamper project is underway, and will be able to help any families who could use a hand this Christmas. “We encourage people who feel they are in need to sign up,” said Padre Marcin Rosinski, who is organizing the campaign along with Padre David Stewart. “We are hereRead More

Briefing on 4 Wing restructure

October 31, 2017 at 12:21 pm

There will be a briefing about the 4 Wing restructure at the 4 Wing Theatre Wednesday, November 1 at 10:30 am. The target audience is squadron logistics officers and clerks who are directly affected by the wing restructure, but all are welcome. The following items will be covered: • Description of the post restructure wing organization; • Projected restructure schedule; and • Question period. Séance d’information sur la restructuration Une séance d’information sur la restructurationRead More

409 Squadron collects toys, clothes for Romanian orphans

October 24, 2017 at 8:59 am

Jeff Gaye Four tri-wall containers are on their way to Romania, filled with clothes, toys and other donations for orphaned children in that country. Project Romanian Rescue is an initiative to help orphanages in Romania, where 409 Squadron and other 4 Wing personnel are participating in Operation Reassurance. The squadron commanding officer LCol Mark Hickey started the project with his spouse Jill. They coordinated through Padre Bryan Bowley and squadron personnel to collect the goodsRead More