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Weekly Update Nov 29-Dec 5 18

30 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
Ground School Weekend – This is for the cadets who applied for the Glider and Power scholarships. You depart from Jungle Jim’s on Fairville Blvd on the west side at 1800. Dress for the drive up is civies, but you must take your uniform for Saturday and Sunday classes. Civies for after classes and the evenings, along with shower and other personal hygiene items should also be backed. You will be returning on Sunday around 1600. Note: Your driver and escort officer for the weekend is┬áCapt. Kalbhenn.

Sunday: 1691 Sports Competition from 0900-1600 at the Armouries. Anyone who signed up or is interested in participating is welcome to attend. Cadets must provide their own lunch and should bring their own water bottles. The unit will have some snacks and water available through out the day.
Marksmanship/Flight Sim/Model Building/Biathlon 1800-2100. Anyone wishing to bring in their own drone is welcome to do so, at your own risk.

Monday: Ground school at Simonds High 1830-2030

Wednesday: Regular Training, dress is Tunic and t-shirt. It is cold out, wear a coat.
Parents Committee is meeting from 2000-2100, new parents are welcome to attend.

Annual Validation and Detailed Medical Forms – This is the last warning for this, the deadline for outstanding forms is Friday November 30th. A list of cadets with outstanding forms has been posted on Facebook.

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 Dec 18 – Mess Dinner with 1691 RCACC, 1830-2100 at the Armouries.
– 19 Dec 18 – Unit Holiday Party

Note for the mess dinner, dress is full uniform but with a white dress shirt and black bow tie. If you require a bow tie, we can pick one up for you, the cost with tax is $12. Please let Lt. Cameron know if you need one no later than Wednesday December 12th.

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.