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The Erling family brought some tools and pitched in to clear the trail.
Photo: Submitted

“Lynx Trail” clear for use

October 24, 2017 at 8:43 am

Jeff Gaye For runners who might prefer a beaten path over a paved road, Capt Matt Setlack of AETE has some good news. Capt Setlack, along with MCpl Chris Erling and his family, have cleared the obstructions from a trail running from the Wood Hobby Shop to the gas hut near the back gate. The three-kilometre trail is mostly packed sand and dirt, which Capt Setlack says makes for a slower, but gentler, run. “IRead More

Photo: Avr Caitlin Paterson, Wing Imaging

More action from CAF Sports Day

October 24, 2017 at 8:38 am

It was a great day on Friday for indoor and outdoor sports as 4 Wing enjoyed its fifth annual CAF Sports Day. Hundreds of defence team members took part in ten different sports and activities, all in the spirit of fitness and fun.

Cricket was a big hit at 4 Wing’s annual CAF Sports Day.
Photo: Avr Caitlin Paterson, Wing Imaging

900 people turn out for best CAF Sports Day ever

October 24, 2017 at 8:36 am

Jeff Gaye Approximately 900 people participated in 10 sporting events last Friday, as 4 Wing celebrated its best CAF Sports Day ever. Eight of the sports were competitive events. Rugby was introduced as an instructional clinic, and yoga was a participation-based activity. “Sport is an important part of CAF culture,” said PSP Fitness and Sports Manager Josey Yearley. “It develops fitness, teamwork and leadership while boosting both mental and physical health.” Traditional sports like hockey,Read More

LCol Brian Zimmerman logs into the InBody 270 while Tammy Buchanan conducts the test.
Photo: Jeff Gaye

New machine measures muscle, fat

October 10, 2017 at 5:30 pm

Jeff Gaye Given that knowledge is power, there is a role for good data in guiding personal health, fitness and even strength. 4 Wing’s Health Promotion department is trying out a new machine that can tell you your body composition including water, muscle and fat. This information can help you make informed choices regarding your personal health and fitness. The InBody 270 body composition analyzer uses electric currents (bioelectrical impedance) to measure what you’re madeRead More

Photo by Corporal Andre Maillet, 4 Wing Imaging

Caring for the land is everyone’s responsibility

October 10, 2017 at 5:01 pm

Col Paul Doyle, 4 Wing Commander Cold Lake is a unique part of the Canadian landscape, and part of that uniqueness is the physical environment of the Lakeland area. The Wing, Primrose Lake Evaluation Range (PLER) and Cold Lake Air Weapons Range (CLAWR) are located in the boreal plains of Canada which support a variety of wildlife and fish and associated forests, lakes, rivers, creeks and wetland habitats. One of the responsibilities of being aRead More

Photo by Corporal Andre Maillet, 4 Wing Imaging

Training, deployments and sports on the fall calendar

October 3, 2017 at 5:03 pm

Wing commander’s message / Message du commandant de l’escarde Col Paul Doyle As we move into Fall, we have a chance to look forward to shifting our focus to getting ready for the exercises and deployments that we have on our calendars over the next few months. However, let’s also look at one Wing event that is just around the corner. On October 20th, we have the next opportunity to participate as a Wing inRead More