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161 Weekly Update 4-10 Jan 18 (Happy New Year!)

04 Jan 18
Capt Phinney, A
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Happy New Year!

Hopefully everyone is well rested and ready for another year of training.

Here is the information for this week:

Friday 5 Jan 18: NO drill or band

Saturday 6 Jan 18:
Biathlon Skiing – 10:00 AM – 2:30 PM. Meet at Elmhurst Outdoors (60 Ganong Road – Erbs Cove – on Kingston Peninsula). Bring a water bottle and lunch. There is a canteen available with homemade soup and baked goods. Dress for the weather.

Sunday 7 Jan 18:
NO Sunday evening activities

Wednesday 10 Jan 18:
Regular Training – 6:20 – 9:10 PM: Dress is t-shirt and tunic.
This is the deadline for cadets applying for the Legion Medal of Excellence or Lord Strathcona Medal.
All level three cadets should be prepared to instruct their classes. This is their Practical Performance Check for PO M309.Level four cadets should also be prepared to instruct their classes – FCpl Hamilton is instruction Period 1. All instructors should check the updated schedule!
Sponsoring Committee Meeting: 6:30 PM in the trailer classroom closest to the road. New members are welcome.

Note: 2Lt Cameron will be sending out a website/facebook update ASAP regarding ground school training.

Upcoming Events:
• 13 Jan 18 – Flying Scholarship (PPS & GPS) exams
• 20 Jan 18 – Sports Competitions (Gagetown) 6 cadets only
13 Jan 18 – Band and drill training day (Armoury)

For more information on events visit our website:

75th Anniversary Audio-Visual Yearbooks: These are available for $20 from the squadron office and include photos from the 2016-2017 training year, Freedom of the City, ACR 2017, 75th Reunion, historical photos from the past 75 years, and video interviews with former COs and current cadets. Check out the trailer:

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 website at our facebook page and follow us on Twitter @161aircadets.