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4 Wing contributes to fight against Daesh

– 4 Wing Cold Lake continues to contribute to Op Impact with engineering, imagery, maintenance, logistics, transport, administration, intelligence, communications, and command and control skills and competencies.

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Operation Hockey Heroes: 401 Squadron celebrates its centennial and raises funds for charity

– As part of its 100th anniversary celebrations, 401 Squadron in Cold Lake, Alberta, held a hockey game, featuring Edmonton Oilers alumni and community members, to raise funds for charity.

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Journeyman fighter force technicians graduate

– Over the past year, 10 Field Technical Training Squadron has increased its capacity to train fighter force technicians. The most recent graduating class of technicians returned to their home units late last year to work as qualified journeymen on the CF-188 Hornet.

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Chinook retrieves damaged Griffon from remote training area

– An RCAF CH-147F Chinook recently undertook an unusual mission: slinging and flying a damaged CH-146 Griffon from a remote location in the Cold Lake Air Weapons Range back to its home location at 4 Wing Cold Lake.

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4 Wing Cold Lake welcomes new honorary colonel

– 4 Wing Cold Lake proudly welcomed Honorary Colonel Darlene M. Gates, on December 14, 2018.

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Air battle managers support Exercise Antler South

– Two 22 Wing aerospace control officers worked with 419 Squadron as air battle managers during Exercise Antler South, held in October 2018 in California.

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Postponement of Exercise Maple Flag

– The RCAF has decided to not conduct Exercise Maple Flag in 2019. The RCAF will use the opportunity to re-focus its resources to update the exercise’s mandate and to modernize the infrastructure used during the exercise. The RCAF will thereby ensure that Maple Flag remains focused and relevant to fighter operations in a dynamic and fluid battlespace.

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RCAF responds to state of emergency in British Columbia

– The RCAF provided aircraft and personnel to assist in firefighting efforts in August 2018, in British Columbia during the province’s worst fire season in its history.

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“Q” Duty

– “Q Duty” may be the RCAF’s most important mission: defending and deterring threats from Canadian sovereign airspace. Pilots and support personnel are ready to go on a moment’s notice—and consume lots of coffee while they are on duty.

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