Post Tagged with: "401 Squadron"

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

Photo: Cpl Andrew MacLean, 4 Wing Imaging

4 Wing tour makes science come alive for Elizabeth School students

January 16, 2018 at 3:42 pm

Jeff Gaye Grade 6 students from Elizabeth School visited 4 Wing last week as part of their science studies. The students are studying flight, and teacher Danielle O’Connor said the tour helped make the concepts real. “The kids loved it,” she said. “The people at the base are just fantastic.” “The students can identify the elevators, the ailerons, the rudders on the planes. They understand how lift works from actually seeing it on the planesRead More

Commander’s Commendation: Capt King

401 Squadron presentations

December 12, 2017 at 3:47 pm