Post Tagged with: "401 Squadron"

Mark Stevens, left, and Capt Scott 
Stevens unveil the 100th anniversary commemorative painting created for 401 Squadron.
Photo: Cpl Manuela Berger, Wing Imaging

Family connection plays a part in 401 Squadron centennial painting

May 15, 2018 at 3:09 pm

Jeff Gaye 401 Squadron’s past and present are linked by family connections, some of them almost uncanny. So it was fitting that a special painting to commemorate the squadron’s centennial was painted by Mark Stevens, father of Capt Scott “Flanders” Stevens, a United States Marine Corps exchange officer currently serving with 401. According to 401 Squadron Commanding Officer LCol Forrest Rock, it was difficult to find a Canadian aviation artist who could deliver a paintingRead More

LCol Forrest Rock, left, and CWO Frank Dwyer, right, present Cpl Benjamin Peddle with his new rank.
Photo: 401 Squadron

401 Squadron promotion

April 17, 2018 at 11:05 am
401 Squadron’s Commanding Officer, LCol Forrest Rock (left) and Squadron Chief Warrant Officer, CWO Frank Dwyer (right), present MWO Rick Ries with his new rank during Exercise Sandy Fleece at Holloman Air Force Base.
Photo: Cpl Manuela Berger, Wing Imaging

401 Squadron promotions

February 20, 2018 at 3:14 pm
Photo: Cpl Manuela Berger, Wing Imaging

The planes don’t fly without techs on the Ex

February 13, 2018 at 4:07 pm

Photos by Cpl Manuela Berger, 4 Wing Imaging 401 Squadron and other 4 Wing personnel are at Holloman Air Force Base in New Mexico for Exercise Sandy Fleece. The CF-18 pilots depend on ground crew and support personnel to make sure the aircraft, and the people, are properly looked after. Cpl Manuela Berger has sent these pictures from the exercise, showing some of the deployed non-commissioned members fulfilling their various roles.

Cpl Robert Laplante and Avr Joseph Meade, AVN Techs at 401 Squadron, install a flap on a CF-18 Hornet. 
Photo: Jeff Gaye

401 Squadron deploying for Exercise Sandy Fleece

January 23, 2018 at 2:29 pm

The Courier Members of 401 Squadron and other 4 Wing personnel are on their way to Holloman Air Force Base in New Mexico for Exercise Sandy Fleece. The exercise will give the squadron an opportunity to operate from an unfamiliar location. The preparation, deployment and redeployment phases will provide valuable experience or future deployed operations. As with other deployed squadron exercises, the favourable and predictable weather will allow the unit to fly many more hoursRead More

Cpl Carriere
Photo: Submitted

401 Squadron Presentations

January 16, 2018 at 4:59 pm

401 Squadron command team LCol Forrest Rock (Commanding Officer) and CWO Frank Dwyer (Squadron Warrant Officer) made three presentations to squadron personnel: Promotion Canadian Forces Decoration Ram of the Year 2017