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161 Weekly Update 11-18 Jan 18

11 Jan 18
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Congratulations to Wendy Eldridge, the third winner of our 50/50 draw! There are still two more draws left.

Here is the information for this week:

Friday 12 Jan 18:
Drill Team: 6:00 – 7:00 PM
Band: 7:00 – 9:30 PM

Saturday 13 Jan 18:
Band Practice Day: 8:30 AM – 4:00 PM at the armoury. This will be dependent on weather conditions (we will make a call Friday evening). Dress is civilian clothing. Bring a lunch, water bottle, music, and instrument.

Sunday 14 Jan 18
Flying Scholarship (Power and Glider Qualification) Exam: Meet at the armoury at 8:00 AM. Dress is shirt, tie, tunic (with ribbons). Bring a bottle of water and snack if you would like. Cadets will be returning around 1:30 PM (depending on how long it takes to write the exam).

Marksmanship, Biathlon, RC Flying, and Flight Simulation: 6:00 – 9:00 PM. Biathlon team should wear old clothes (for waxing skiis).

Wednesday 17 Jan 18
Regular Training – 6:20 – 9:10 PM: Dress is t-shirt and tunic.
All level three cadets who have not yet taught 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 –All instructors should check the updated schedule!

Upcoming Events:
• 20 Jan 18 – Sports Competitions (Gagetown) 6 cadets only
• 20 Jan 18 – Bounce Fest (all cadets)
• 3 Feb 18 – Bowling

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 facebook page and follow us on Twitter @161aircadets.