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Veterans Affairs Canada is asking us to send homemade valentines for our Veterans in long term care facilities. Make sure to go to Sports Stores at the back of the Col J.J. Parr Sports Centre to pick up your card making package before January 25! 

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Make a Valentine for a Vet

January 19, 2021 at 2:13 pm

PSP Community Recreation Each year, Veterans Affairs Canada (VAC) invites Canadian schools, individuals and organizations to make Valentines for Vets. VAC then distributes the valentines to Veterans in long-term care facilities across the country by February 14. This tradition began in 1989 by newspaper columnist Ann Landers, who encouraged her readers to create special valentines for Veterans throughout Canada and the United States. Although Ann Landers passed away in 2002, VAC is committed to ensuringRead More

Robert Beauchamp and his wife, Nicole Robidoux.

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Giving hope to the bereaved

January 19, 2021 at 2:01 pm

Yves Bélanger, Servir The death of a child or a spouse always creates a shock wave in a family. The HOPE program exists to help those who have lost a loved one who served in the Canadian Armed Forces (CAF). A resident of Montérégie shares his experience as a volunteer for this program. Created in 2006 by the Canadian Forces Morale and Welfare Services (CFMWS), the HOPE program offers confidential support to bereaved families throughRead More

Major-General Marc Bilodeau

Surgeon General CAF Vaccine Rollout Message

January 12, 2021 at 2:00 pm

Major-General Marc Bilodeau, Surgeon General, Canadian Armed Forces As your Surgeon General, I have some good news to share with you after what has been an unprecedented year (2020) with the COVID-19 global pandemic having a profound impact on every Canadian. I want to assure you that there is light at the end of the tunnel. As we welcome the New Year, we are also taking the first steps in the launch of the COVID-19Read More

Capt Zeiler participating at the CISM - 7th World Military Games in Wuhan, China in October 2019. Of the three individual Lifesaving events that Capt Zeiler swam in, he was the top Male Canadian performer. 
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4 Wing member receives CAF Male Athlete of the Year award

December 8, 2020 at 2:17 pm

Joy Smith, Reporter Captain Zack Zeiler is a Dental Officer in the Canadian Armed Forces (CAF) stationed at 4 Wing Cold Lake. He is one of six dentists on the Canadian Forces Forensic Odontology Response Team (CF FORT), a team that deploys overseas as part of a disaster response team to aid in victim identification through forensic odontology. Capt Zeiler also deployed to Erbil, Iraq to participate in Op IMPACT Roto 3 where he wasRead More

Aerospace Control Operator, Corporal Emily [Gillis] Reiman works in the Air Task Force - Romania (ATF-R) Operation Center during Operation REASSURANCE–ATF-R on the Mihail Kogalniceanu Airbase.
Photo: LS Erica Seymour, 4 Wing Imaging

Join the CAF and see the world

November 3, 2020 at 1:06 pm

Influential Women in Aviation at 4 Wing Joy Smith, Reporter Cpl Emily Reiman joined the Canadian Armed Forces (CAF) because she wanted to travel and in the last six years, she has done a lot of travelling. Cpl Reiman is an Aerospace Control Operator, she works at the 4 Wing Combat Operations Centre as a coordinator, before that she was a data link operator at 42 Radar Squadron. Cpl Reiman has been deployed to KuwaitRead More

4 Wing Deputy Wing Commander, Lieutenant-Colonel Alain Gagnon (left) receives his annual flu shot by Community Health Nurse Ms. Dani Verge at 22 Canadian Forces Health Services Centre on October 23, 2020.
Photo: Aviator Avery Philpott

Get the shot, not the flu

October 26, 2020 at 7:32 pm

Defence Team Message With flu season around the corner and the continuance of the COVID-19 pandemic, we must remain vigilant and continue to focus on an operationally healthy force. That is why this year is more important than ever for you and your family to receive the annual flu shot. The Canadian Armed Forces and the Department of National Defence needs to ensure that influenza doesn’t degrade our operational readiness if or when we areRead More