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Training Canceled Tonight & Weekly Update (15-21 Mar 18)

14 Mar 18
Capt Phinney, A
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Training will be canceled for this evening due to the current weather conditions.

Here is this week’s update:

Friday 16 Mar 18:
Drill Team: 6:00 – 7:00 PM at the armoury
Band: 7:00 – 9:30 PM at the armoury

Sunday 18 Mar 18
Zone Marksmanship Competition: 7:45 AM – 5:00 PM at HMCS Brunswicker. Lunch will be provided but feel free to bring water/snacks. Good luck to the team: FSgt Luttrell, Sgt Hamilton, FCpl Hamilton, FCpl Abujjayyab, and Cpl Cross as well as their coaches WO2 Colwell and Capt Hutchinson!

Swimming: 1:15 PM – 4:30 PM at the Saint John Aquatic Centre. All cadets are welcome to attend. Ensure you are there at 1:15 so that the squadron can pay for your admission.

Model Building, RC Flying, Flight Simulation, and Band (Prop building): 6:00 – 9:00 PM at the armoury. Note that there will be no marksmanship or biathlon this evening.

Wednesday 21 Mar 18
Regular Training – Dress is t-shirt and tunic.
Preliminary effective speaking competition – Participating cadets must bring their prepared speeches.
Sponsoring Committee Meeting – 6:30 PM in the portable classroom – New members are welcome

For more information on events visit our website:

Fund Raising:
Cadets are now selling Air Cadet League Tickets. Each cadet was given one book of 10 tickets. Tickets are $2 each or 3 for $5. If cadets would like another book, see a member of the sponsoring committee at the beginning or end of the night.

Steak & Stein Fund Raising Dinner – The sponsoring committee is holding a dinner in support of squadron on Saturday 24 Mar 18 at the Saint John Marina. Tickets are $25. The event will also include a silent auction and toonie toss. This is a 19+ event. Tickets are now available online at The squadron is also looking for donations for the auction. If you have any business contacts you would be able to give a donation request letter to, we have some available in the office. An order form is attached. Steak & Stein Order Form

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.