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Weekly Update 25-31 May 17

25 May 17
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Here are the updates for the week:


Training Day: 9:00 AM – 4:00 PM at the armoury. Dress is civilian clothing. Bring your boots, shoe polish, a water bottle and a lunch. We will be working on ACR displays to bring any equipment you may need. Band must bring their instruments.


6:20 – 9:10 PM – ACR Practice – Dress is civilian clothing. Bring your boots, shoe polish, and a water bottle.

Upcoming Events/Deadlines:
– 3 Jun 17 – ACR Set-up/practice
– 4 Jun 17 – Annual Ceremonial Review Parade (Mandatory for all cadets – parents, guests, and the public are welcome to attend)
– 15-17 Jun 17 – Rib Fest Fund Raiser/Community Service
– 18 Jun 17 – Helicopter Familiarization Flights

Badge Placement: Note that some cadets were told to fix their badges. The document regarding badge placement can be found on the website as “updated badge placement”.

Current Level 3s and Above:
Parade position applications were handed out last night and are available on the squadron website. These applications for next training year must be handed in prior to this year’s ACR (June 4).

Note: On Saturday, June 3rd there will be a 75th anniversary reception for all 161 squadron alumni (former cadets, staff, parents, sponsors, or anyone with any affiliation to the squadron). Tickets are $25 and are available from the squadron office or online. Visit our website at to purchase tickets, memorabilia, or find out more information about what is happening at 161. There are still a few tickets available.

Reminder: If a cadet cannot make it to a Wednesday night/regular event, the cadet should leave a message on the squadron answering machine 632-3215. Please do not e-mail Capt Phinney or post on facebook. This will ensure the admin o gets the message and can mark the cadet as excused.

For more information check out our our facebook page and follow us on Twitter @161aircadets.