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W TEME conducts regular training, including last week’s trailer course, to qualify DND drivers on all types of vehicles. 
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MSE Safety is patrolling during Safe Driving Week

May 15, 2018 at 3:23 pm

Jeff Gaye It’s safe driving week, and MCpl Troy Crawford of W TEME says it’s a good time for drivers to check their habits on the road. MSE Safety will be out looking for seatbelt infractions and violations of the DND-wide policy of backing into a parking space. Backing in makes it easier, and safer, to drive out. “We’ve had eight backing collisions since the first of January,” MCpl Crawford said. “That’s quite a lot.”Read More

Bob MacArthur is Refeuller of the Quarter for January to March 2018.
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Recogniton, cohesion and friendly competition are behind the Golden Nozzle award

April 24, 2018 at 3:18 pm

Jeff Gaye A little recognition goes a long way. W TEME’s refuelling section started awarding The Golden Nozzle Award to its Refueller of the Quarter in 2013. Five years later it’s still inspiring friendly competition within the section. More importantly, it has helped to bring the section together as one team. Chris Smithers was one of the project’s instigators. “There were three of us sitting here one day just having a conversation,” he said. “OurRead More

Cpl Tim Cromwell installed snow tires as part of W TEME’s annual winterization clinic. For a small fee TEME personnel performed minor winter maintenance with proceeds going to the unit fund and a designated charity.
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W TEME gets vehicles ready for winter

October 17, 2017 at 2:46 pm
Pte Chase Kirk, left, receives his Refueller of the Quarter certificate from W TEME O Maj Audrey Morales. Pte Kirk issued 865,339 litres of fuel between July and September to earn the honour.
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Refueller of the Quarter

October 17, 2017 at 2:19 pm
Bob serves up the cake at his 80th birthday party.
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Bob MacArthur celebrates his 80th birthday – at work

October 10, 2017 at 5:13 pm

Jeff Gaye From the time we start our working lives, most of us are dreaming of retirement. Bob MacArthur prefers to work. MacArthur, who works at the W TEME refuelling section, just celebrated his 80th birthday. He is certainly the oldest employee at 4 Wing, and perhaps the oldest in the Department of National Defence. He has had several different occupations throughout his working life. He joined the RCAF at age 17, and served forRead More