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Weekly Update Nov 8-14 18 – Level and Remembrance Day

08 Nov 18
Lt Cameron
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Here are the updates for the week:
Friday: Drill Team 1800 – 1900, Followed by Band from 1900 to 2130

Saturday: Level Training Day. This is mandatory training for all level 1 through 4 cadets.
– Runs from 0900 until 1600
– Dress is civilian clothing
– Cadets need to bring a lunch, one will not be supplied
– Cadets should bring their uniforms, as we will be doing uniform care.

Biathlon Practice from 1600-1900, this is the last Biathlon practice before the zone competition. Supper will be provided for cadets who attended the Level Training Day.

Sunday: Remembrance Day Ceremony. Mandatory for ALL cadets. Cadets are to meet at River Valley Middle School in Grand Bay (Epworth Park Drive – behind the rink) at 10:00 AM. Dress for the day is shirt, tie, and tunic. Cadets who do not have a uniform yet should wear a collared shirt/dressy clothes if possible. The parade should finish around noon. Parents/guardians are welcome to attend the parade.

Harbour Station Remembrance Day Ceremony: There are 5 cadets who will be attending the ceremony at Harbour Station. These cadets are too meet at Harbour Station at 9:30 AM at the east end of the rink on the arena floor. Capt MacDonald will be the point of contact for this ceremony.

No Marksmanship, Biathlon, or Flight Simulation.

Monday: No Ground school

Wednesday: Regular Training. Dress is t-shirt with tunic, and you must bring a coat, civilian coats are acceptable.

Annual Validation and Detailed Medical Forms – All returning cadets must bring back these forms ASAP. If you are not sure if you have returned your forms, see Lt. Hutchinson. A list of cadets with outstanding forms has been posted on Facebook.

National Course applications are due back in next week.

Any cadet wishing to apply for the Lord Strathcona Medal or Royal Canadian Legion Medal of Excellence is encouraged to download the application and return it completed to the office, the forms and more information are available here.

Upcoming events:

– 17 Nov 18 – Zone Biathlon Competition, more information will be going out soon.
– 17 Nov 18 – Saint John Santa Claus Parade, all cadets are to meet at the Telegraph Journal parking lot at 1630

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

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