Post Tagged with: "4 Wing"

The struggles of a female heart: heart disease in women

February 18, 2020 at 3:13 pm

Lisa Fisher, Health Promotion Specialist It may seem strange to be talking about hearts after Valentine’s Day has come and gone. After all, it’s more comfortable to discuss the typical cartoon like shape and how it either bursts with love or breaks with distress, rather than have a real discussion on the organ that pumps in our chest. Heart health and disease awareness is important throughout the entire year and we pay special attention toRead More

During the Remembrance Day parade on November 11 at the Cold Lake Energy Centre.
Photo: Avr Brock Curtis, 4 Wing Imaging

Remembrance Day 2019

November 19, 2019 at 1:46 pm
Members of 4 Wing Telecommunications and Information Services flight cut cake to celebrate birthday. They are MWO Beard (left) CWO Collard, Major Hjalmarson, MCpl Mullins, Cpl Rowan.
Photo: Submitted

WTIS celebrates birthday

October 29, 2019 at 10:26 am

Cliff Kenyon It’s hard to imagine that there is a unit at 4 Wing Cold Lake that can trace its beginnings to people waving flags at each other to communicate important messages. But that’s where it all began for today’s Wing Telecommunications and Information Services (WTIS) Flight and on Oct. 24 some 4 Wing members celebrated their 116 year history with a cake and presentations. They were marking the proud past of the Royal CanadianRead More

Private Evan Beam, pulls out electrical cable in preparation to provide power to the electrical units at base camp during Exercise Northern Flag at 4 CES compound on September 26.
Photo: Avr Kastleen Strome, 4 Wing Imaging

Engineers train at 4 Wing

October 8, 2019 at 2:56 pm

Cliff Kenyon It’s said that if you build it, they will come. In the case of Construction Engineers at 4 Wing Cold Lake and other Canadian Armed Forces (CAF) bases, chances are they may have built it or put it right and that’s why you can be there. That’s what the job entails. Building it or fixing it. Add to that, you may need to do it in the Arctic or in a desert. ConstructionRead More

Smile cookies raise cash for MFRCS

September 10, 2019 at 3:57 pm

Cliff Kenyon Smile…be happy…and it only costs you a loonie. It’s the annual Tim Hortons Smile Cookie Campaign, a national event which includes the three Tim Hortons restaurants in Cold Lake. All proceeds from the sale of the Smile Cookies from Sept. 16 to 22 goes to the Military Family Resource Centre Society (MFRCS) at 4 Wing. Why are they smiles? The chocolate chunk cookies are decorated with icing eyes and, of course, a smile.Read More

Royal Canadian Air Force (RCAF) Commander Lieutenant-General Al Meinzinger (left) and RCAF Chief Warrant Officer (CWO) CWO Denis Gaudreault (right) present an RCAF Commander’s Coin to Corporal Emily Gillis in the 4 Wing Theatre during a visit to 4 Wing Cold Lake on August 7, 2019.
Photo: LS Justin Spinello

RCAF Commander presents awards at 4 Wing

August 13, 2019 at 9:15 am