Monthly Archives:April 2018

Weekly Update 26 Apr – 2 May 18 (Cadet Tagging Schedule)

26 Apr 18
Capt Phinney, D
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Here is this week’s update:

Friday 27 Apr 18
There will be no Band or Drill Team this week.

Saturday 28 Apr 18
Provincial Effective Speaking Competition

Sunday 29 Apr 18
Model Building, RC Flying, Flight Simulation – 6:00 – 9:00 PM

Wednesday 2 May 18
Regular Training – 6:20 – 9:10 PM. Dress is t-shirt and tunic. Instructors should check the trg schedule. All communication survey and CTC offers of participation “camp forms” must be signed and returned. If you were not there to receive a survey, a copy is attached: Communication survey.

Upcoming Events:
– Mon 1 May 18 – Bowling for band members. 7-9pm at Fairview Lanes.
– Thu 3 – Sat 5 May 18 – Tagging Fund Raiser (All cadets must sign up for at least one shift) – See the attached list. Cadets will be asked to sign up this week.
– Sat 26 May 18 – ACR Practice and Set-up
– Sun 27 May 18 – Annual Ceremonial Review Parade (Mandatory – friends and welcome are welcome to attend)

Tagging Schedule:

 

For more information on events visit our website: https://161aircadets.ca/calendar/

Duke of Edinburgh Award: We have found some sponsorship for participants of this program. Any cadets who are not yet participating in the program and are 14 years or older and are interested in participating in the program should see Capt Meunier. More information about the program can be found at: https://www.dukeofed.org

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 https://www.facebook.com/161aircadets/ and follow us on Twitter @161aircadets.

Good luck to FSgt MacIntyre at the Effective Speaking Competition!

Cadet Tagging Schedule

26 Apr 18
Capt Phinney, D
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We are still looking for parents to volunteer to supervise the cadets at some locations so if your able to supervise your cadet let us know please

 

Weekly Update (19-25 Apr 18) Band and Drill Competition

19 Apr 18
Capt Phinney, A
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Here is this week’s update:

Friday 20 Apr 18
Drill Team – 6:00-7:00 PM at the armoury
Band – 7:00 – 9:30 PM at the armoury (Those assisting with props are asked to attend)

Saturday 21 Apr 18
Provincial Band and Drill Competition – Cadets will meet at the armoury at 6:20 AM. Dress is full uniform, shirt, tie and tunic with Cadet parka. Cadets will be transported to the competition site in Gagetown by bus. Lunch and supper will be provided (box lunches) but cadets are encouraged to bring a water bottle. Cadets are expected to depart Gagetown at 5:00 PM and return to Saint John around 6:30 PM. We will have cadets call when they are on their way home. Anyone wishing to watch the competition is welcome to meet us at L-33 at CFB Gagetown. To get to Bldg L-33: Enter the main gate of the base (Tilley Ave) and go to the end of the street. Turn right onto Ganong St. L-33 will be the first large building on the left. There should be lots of busses and potentially cadets in front of the building. The competition begins at 8:00 AM. Our band will likely perform after 9:00 AM based on the current order.

Sunday 22 Apr 18
Recreational Marksmanship, Model Building, RC Flying, Flight Simulation – 6:00 – 9:00 PM

Wednesday 25 Apr 18
Sports Night – 6:20 – 9:10 PM – Dress is sports gear. All communication survey and CTC offers of participation “camp forms” must be signed and returned. If you were not there to receive a survey, a copy is attached. Communication survey

Upcoming Events:
– Thu 3 – Sat 5 May 18 – Tagging Fund Raiser (All cadets must sign up for at least one shift) – See the attached list. Cadets will be asked to sign up this week.
– Sat 26 May 18 – ACR Practice and Set-up
– Sun 27 May 18 – Annual Ceremonial Review Parade (Mandatory – friends and welcome are welcome to attend)

Tagging Schedule: Note that the All Day shifts and the 12-5 PM shifts will be divided into shorter time slots.

For more information on events visit our website: https://161aircadets.ca/calendar/

Duke of Edinburgh Award: We have found some sponsorship for participants of this program. Any cadets who are not yet participating in the program and are 14 years or older and are interested in participating in the program should see Capt Meunier. More information about the program can be found at: https://www.dukeofed.org

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 https://www.facebook.com/161aircadets/ and follow us on Twitter @161aircadets.

Good luck to the band and drill team who will be competing in the provincial competition this weekend!

Weekly Update 12-18 Apr 18

12 Apr 18
Capt Phinney, A
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Here is this week’s update:

Friday 13 Apr 18
Drill Team – 6:00-7:00 PM at the armoury
Band – 7:00 – 9:30 PM at the armoury

7:00 PM – Marksmanship team will be departing for CFB Gagetown from the armoury. They should return on Sunday evening around 6:00 PM.

Saturday 14 Apr 18
Band Practice – 9:00 AM – 5:00 PM at the Samuel de Champlain School (67 Ragged Point Rd). Bring your instrument, music, water bottle, and a lunch.8
Drill Team Practice – 4:00 – 5:00 PM at Samuel de Champlain School

Sunday 15 Apr 18
Model Building, RC Flying, Flight Simulation and Band (Prop building) – 6:00 – 9:00 PM Not there will be no range set up this week.

Wednesday 18 Apr 18
Regular Training – 6:20 – 9:10 PM. Dress is t-shirt and tunic. Instructors should check the trg schedule. All communication survey and CTC offers of participation “camp forms” must be signed and returned. If you were not there to receive a survey, a copy is attached: Communication survey.

Upcoming Events:
– Sat 21 Apr 18 – Provincial Band and Drill Competition (Gagetown)
– Thu 3 – Sat 5 May 18 – Tagging Fund Raiser (All cadets must sign up for at least one shift)
– Sat 26 May 18 – ACR Practice and Set-up
– Sun 27 May 18 – Annual Ceremonial Review Parade (Mandatory – friends and welcome are welcome to attend)

For more information on events visit our website: https://161aircadets.ca/calendar/

Duke of Edinburgh Award: We have found some sponsorship for participants of this program. Any cadets who are not yet participating in the program and are 14 years or older and are interested in participating in the program should see Capt Meunier. More information about the program can be found at: https://www.dukeofed.org

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 https://www.facebook.com/161aircadets/ and follow us on Twitter @161aircadets.

Good luck to the marksmanship team who will be competing in the provincial competition this weekend!

Weekly Update (5-11 Apr 18)

05 Apr 18
Capt Phinney, A
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All AIR CADET LEAGUE TICKETS MUST be returned this week – sold our unsold! Please return any offers of participation for the CTC.

Here is this week’s update:

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

Saturday 7 Apr 18
Drill Team Practice – 9:00 AM – 12:00 PM at the armoury

Sunday 8 Apr 18
Marksmanship Team, Model Building, RC Flying, Flight Simulation and Band (Prop building) – 6:00 – 9:00 PM Shooting will be limited to the marksmanship team in preparation for next week’s competition

Wednesday 11 Apr 18
Regular Training – 6:20 – 9:10 PM. Dress is t-shirt and tunic. Instructors should check the trg schedule. All CTC offers of participation “camp forms” must be signed and returned. All League Tickets must be return (sold or unsold).

Upcoming Events:
– Sat 14 Apr 18 – Band Training Day at Samuel de Champlain
– Fri 13 Apr 18 – Sun 15 Apr 18 – Provincial Marksmanship Competition
– Sat 21 Apr 18 – Provincial Band and Drill Competition (Gagetown)

For more information on events visit our website: https://161aircadets.ca/calendar/

Duke of Edinburgh Award: We have found some sponsorship for participants of this program. Any cadets who are not yet participating in the program and are 14 years or older and are interested in participating in the program should see Capt Meunier. More information about the program can be found at: https://www.dukeofed.org

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 https://www.facebook.com/161aircadets/ and follow us on Twitter @161aircadets.

Congratulations to FSgt MacIntyre who was the winner of last night’s Effective Speaking Competition and will be advancing to the provincial competition.