Post Tagged with: "CFMWS"

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Annual awards presented

June 25, 2019 at 12:47 pm

The Courier It will be a bittersweet departure from 4 Wing Cold Lake, Col. Paul Doyle told members of CFMWS (Canadian Forces Morale & Welfare Services) at their Employee Appreciation luncheon. Doyle, who begins a new posting in England in July, said 4 Wing CFMWS staff members are “dedicated, responsible and accountable.” And he said it can be challenging supporting the Defence Team and “succeeding at all times.” Personnel Support Programs (PSP), a division ofRead More

Tammy Buchanan, Health Promotion Manager, leads discussion on respect during Staff Wellness Day.
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Respecting others key to your wellness

May 14, 2019 at 10:15 am

Cliff Kenyon Fitness and wellness can be fun and the rewards immeasurable – such as simply feeling good about yourself. During the Canadian Forces Morale & Welfare Services (CFMWS) Staff Wellness Day on May 9, about six teams of four participants each took part in a Geocache challenge, organized by Tammy Buchanan, Health Promotion Manager, and her staff. It was a fun event with teams walking and searching following clues and GPS co-ordinates to findRead More

CFMWS re-introduces education assistance loans

July 10, 2018 at 10:00 am

JEFF GAYE Canadian Forces Morale and Welfare Services (CFMWS), through Support Our Troops, has implemented an education loan program for CAF members and their families. An earlier version of the program was discontinued in 2013 after the Bank of Montreal introduced its Student Line of Credit. “A review of the Student Line of Credit program was recently conducted and it was noted that while the program offers more options for loans, specific criteria limit accessRead More

Col Doyle remembered the ground crew and support personnel behind the Allied victory in the Battle of Britain.
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Battle of Britain: “The Few” had the help of many

September 19, 2017 at 12:55 pm

Jeff Gaye Cold Lake gathered at the cenotaph on Sunday to mark the 77th anniversary of the Battle of Britain. The battle was the first to be decided by air power, and was a pivotal moment in the Second World War. The Royal Air Force, with participants from other nations including Canada, managed to repel Luftwaffe efforts to weaken Britain’s defences. Had they not, Hitler was prepared to launch an invasion of the island. TheRead More

Helping your child transition to a new school

September 5, 2017 at 9:00 am

MILPERSCOM How can I best prepare my child for school in a new country? Will my child meet the credit requirements for graduation this year? Are there any educational allowances to support my child with special needs? These questions can now be answered through a guidance counselling service offered through Children’s Education Management. Children’s Education Management, managed by Military Family Services under Canadian Forces Morale and Welfare Services, has been managing the educational needs ofRead More