4 Wing contributes to fight against Daesh


In September 2014, a global coalition was formed to fight Daesh, a terrorist organization which advocates radical interpretations of Islam. The stated goal of Daesh is to create a world-wide Islamic caliphate, and it has pursued that goal through extreme violence, particularly in Iraq and Syria.

Under Operation Impact, 4 Wing Cold Lake, Alberta, is contributing to the coalition. Thirty-eight wing members with construction engineering, imagery, maintenance, logistics, transport, administration, intelligence, communications, and command and control skills and competencies are currently deployed on Operation Impact. Read the rest of the article . . .