Canadian Forces Station
Baldy Hughes, BC
20 – 22 Jan 70
Driver Training Heavy Equipment Snow Plough and Front End Loader. Two service personnel trained.
27 Jan 70
Station Shelter Commander’s Course. Nineteen personnel attended course.
30 Jan 70
Base Exchange re-modeled to self-service. New shelving set up.
9 Feb 70
Lt. Colonel Keill, Controller 74 Comm Group Inspection Visit.
11 – 14 Feb 70
Winter Carnival consisting of ice fishing, snow sculptures, broomball, cards, curling, toboggan races and skits.
21 Feb 70
Ski Club earned $288 in pledges for the Canadian National Ski-A-Thon. Proceeds went to the Canadian Ski Team.
9 – 17 Mar 70
Defensive Driving Courses. Lectures were given and films were shown by Cpl. Yule. All members with DND 404s were required to take the course. This totaled forty personnel.
10 Mar 70
Regional Director Civilian Personnel Mr. T Haye visits the unit. Purpose of visit to re-organize CPO’s office to the Regions new standards.
30 Mar 70
New fire alarm system completed.
1 Apr 70
New electrical distribution systems started in Trailer Park. Major Harper and WO Traviner briefed unit on RCAF Memorial Building.
20 Apr 70
Small Arms Course – forty personnel attended.
20 – 24 Apr 70
Fair Play 70 – Part II.
27 – 28 Apr 70
General Burke, Commander 25th NORAD Region and General Weston, Deputy Commander, made a tour of the unit.
28 Apr 70
Staff visit by Major Palmer and Major Beland, ADCHQ/SSOOM, to review organization and establishment.
1 May 70
Construction of Station Rifle Range started. Driver Training Heavy Equipment. Four service personnel attended course.
7 May 70
Construction of Height Section Trade Advancement Room/Coffee Room commenced.
15 May 70
Service Station completed and opened.
19 May 70
Lt. Colonel Edwards, Commanding Officer, inspected 747 RC (Air) C Squadron, Terrace, BC, on Annual Inspection.
21 May 70
Major Halpin and Captain Westlake conducted FSVO and M&I Inspection. Major Campbell, Captain Illing and Sgt. Walkey conducted SSOPS Admin and PERI Inspection.
2 – 4 Jun 70
Major Tamowski, CGEO, reviewed Air Cadet Squadrons 582 Keroneos, 217 Princeton and 204 Kamloops on an Annual Inspection.
13 Jun 70
Major Gallagher, Senior CF CELE Officer, arrived on an Annual Technical Visit.
14 Jun 70
Armed Forces Day.
17 Jun 70
Exercise SAGA 62-70.
26 Jun 70
CF-100 ECM demonstration.
30 Jun 70
Exercise Felix Brave 70-1.
1 Jul 70
Clearing of the station firebreak began. Driver training of two personnel on bulldozer and front-end loader.
2 Jul 70
Exercise Felix Indian 71-1B ASTM.
7 Jul 70
Asked by 25th NORAD Region to assist in locating lost aircraft #N9276W. Unable to contact aircraft on emergency frequency but following aircraft on radar. Aircraft landed safely at Prince George airport.
8 Jul 70
Amalgam Multi-Region Live Arrow 71-1.
18 – 24 Jul 70
Fairplay 70-3 NORAD ASTM.
25 Jul 70
Foundation for bulk propane tank laid.
1 Aug 70
Completion of the following CE projects:
Relocation of the Post Office
Relocation of the PERI Office
Commencement of the following CE Projects:
Interior heating modifications in barrack blocks
6 Aug 70
Exercise Felix Indian 71-2 ASTM.
11 Aug 70
Exercise Felix Brave 70-1 Phase I, Live.
12 Aug 70
Exercise Felix Brave Phase II, Live.
15 – 31 Aug 70
Installing Water Line to Canex Service Station.
20 Aug 70
Station EDP (Commanding Officer’s Authority).
25 – 28 Aug 70
Amalgam Mute 70-1-W ORE of 24th and 25th NORAD Regions.
29 Aug 70
Brigadier General Mussells, DGPSP Staff Visit.
31 Aug 70
Student Summer Employment Programme ends successfully.
10 Sep 70
Cpl. GF Lefler received an award of $75.00 from the DND Suggestion Award Program concerning a power steering bracket on the Coleman training tractor. The suggestion has been adopted.
16 – 18 Sep 70
Supply Inspection carried out by Captain Pullard and CWO Williams.
20 Sep 70
Combined Church Service commemorating the Battle of Britain.
14 Sep 70
Colonel Arnott made an Annual Official Staff Visit.
24 Sep 70
Lt. Colonel Rippon, Assistant Judge Advocate General, visited the unit.
30 Sep 70
Air Defence Command EDP Exercise.
1 Oct 70
Canadian Forces Naden Band held a concert at Vanier Hall in Prince George. Colonel Walker, Command Construction Engineer, paid a visit. SSOMP Visit Lt. Colonel Nobel and Major Cowden Ground Training Staff Visit.
7 Oct 70
Colonel Diggle, Commander’s Visit. Exercise Felix Brave 71-1 ASTM.
18 – 20 Oct 70
Exercise Fairplay 71-1, ASTM.
19 Oct 70
Mr. EA Peters, SOCC-2, Classification Review Civilian Positions.
21 Oct 70
SSOTN visit by Lt. Colonel Wood, Captain Forman, CWO Bull, and the Command Surgeon Captain Austin.
28 Oct 70
Mr. AR Harvey here on a Canex visit. Comm Det Inspection by Captain LeFebvre and MWO Ellis. Command Dental Officer, Lt. Colonel Butcher visits.
2 Nov 70
Staff Visit by Command Chaplain, Padre Graham (P).
9 Nov 70
Search and Rescue Operations.
11 Nov 70
Remembrance Day Services.
16 – 19 Nov 70
SSTO Study – Lt. Julien, CWO Baird and M/Cpl. Boskwick.
18 – 19 Nov 70
Armament visit from Chilliwack with Captain Webb, Cpl. Cummings and Cpl. Mugford.
19 Nov 70
Exercise Felix Indian 71-4, ASTM.
24 Nov 70
Exercise Felix Indian 71-5, ASTM.
26 Nov – 2 Dec 70
Base Maintenance Inspection with Major McKenzie, CWO Scott and MWO Edwards.
31 Dec 70
This unit has instituted a new system for clothing Air Cadet Squadrons. Trips are made twice a year, spring and fall, with a vehicle full of all items that could be required. Issues are made on an exchange basis to reduce paperwork.