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Weekly Update 31 May – 6 Jun 18 (Field Training Exercise)

30 May 18
Capt Phinney, A
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Congratulations to all of the cadets on their outstanding performance at the Annual Ceremonial Review last Sunday. Thanks to everyone who came out to support us.

This week:

Friday 1 Jun 18 – Sunday 3 Jun 18: Field Training Exercise – Mandatory training for all cadets. Meet at the training site on the Kingston Peninsula (about 1 km past Elmhurst Outdoors 65 Ganong Rd. Erbs Cove, NB) on Friday evening at 6:30 PM. Training will finish on Sunday afternoon at 3:00 PM.

The kit list for each cadet includes:
• Hiking boots (rubber boots and sneakers) –it may rain on Saturday so extra footwear would be a good idea
• Sleeping Bag (extras are available if cadets so not have their own)
• Sweater
• Toothbrush/ paste
• 4 – 6 pairs of socks (wool)
• Warm PJs
• Mittens/ gloves
• Warm pants (Three)
• Undergarments
• Deodorant
• Face cloth/Hand towel
• Soap/hand sanitizer
• Rain Coat
• Reusable plastic/metal cup
• Toque
• Female personal hygiene items
• Flashlight
• Warm Jacket

Cadets are not permitted to bring:
• Knives
• Electronics (mp3/cd players, gaming systems, cell phones etc)
• Weapons
• Lighters
• Illegal substances, alcohol, or cigarettes
• Make-up
• Pets (dogs, cats, etc)

Directions can be found on the website at:

Wednesday 5 Jun 18 – 7:00 PM: Summer Training Information Session for all cadets selected for summer training and their parent/guardian. Cadets will receive joining instructions for their summer courses and will be issued or sized for clothing required for the CTC. Dress is civilian clothing.

6:30 PM: Sponsoring Committee meeting – Anyone wishing to join the sponsoring committee for next training year is invited to attend the meeting. Elections will be held for various executive positions.

BOTTLE DRIVE: We are looking for volunteers with trucks or trailers that can help us out at our spring bottle drive scheduled for 9 Jun 18. If you have a vehicle that you are able to use to help us collect bottle, please let us know.

For more information on events visit our website:

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.