Monthly Archives:January 2019

Weekly Update Jan 31 – Feb 6 19

31 Jan 19
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Here are the updates for the week:

Friday: Drill Team 1800 – 1900, Followed by Band from 1900 to 2130.

Provincial Biathlon competitors, coaches and cadet volunteers. Remember that the bus leaves at 0800 from the Lancaster Mall parking lot. Bring cold weather gear with you on the bus, you will be going straight to the track for an afternoon training session, you should also bring a snack or lunch to eat on the bus. Have fun.

Sunday: Marksmanship/Flight Sim/Model Building 1800 – 2100

Wednesday: Regular Training, dress is uniform with t-shirt.
Remember that it is winter and all cadets must wear a coat.

Parents! This Wednesday evening we would encourage you all to attend training at 8:00pm as we will be discussing the trip to Ottawa in June and have more information and forms for you to fill out.

Upcoming events:
– 9 Feb 19 – National Course Interviews in Gagetown.
– 13 Feb 19 – CO’s Parade with a special guest Reviewing Officer.
– 16-17 Feb 19 – First aid training for all cadets and staff that signed up.
– 16 Feb 19 – Swimming at Saint John High from 1900 to 2100. Pool is booked.

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.

Sunday night Biathlon – Jan 27 19

26 Jan 19
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Only the athletes and coaches attending the Provincial competition are required to show up between 1800-2100 for some skiing and shooting practice.

Weekly Update Jan 24-30 19

24 Jan 19
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Here are the updates for the week:

Friday: Drill Team 1800 – 1900, Followed by Band from 1900 to 2130.

F/Cpl Comeau Sport Competition: Cadets attending the competition will be departing from the Armouries at 1900. Be sure to arrive by 1845. Those attending have been contacted and advised what to bring and when they will be returning on Saturday.

Sunday: Marksmanship/Biathlon/Flight Sim/Model Building 1800 – 2100

Wednesday: Regular Training, dress is uniform with t-shirt.
Remember that it is winter and all cadets must wear a coat.

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. The deadline to have your applications into the squadron is January 30th. NOTE: Updated nomination forms have been posted, our existing forms were out of date.

Upcoming events:
– 1-3 Feb 19 – Provincial Biathlon.
– 9 Feb 19 – National Course Interviews in Gagetown.
– 16-17 Feb 19 – First aid training for all cadets and staff that signed up.
– 16 Feb 19 – Swimming at Saint John High from 1900 to 2100. (Pending pool rental)

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.

Regular Training Cancelled for Wednesday January 23rd 2019

23 Jan 19
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No training due to poor road conditions in and around Saint John, and the expected snow and rain this evening.

Dinner and Sports with 1691 cancelled for Monday January 21st 2019

21 Jan 19
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Due to poor road conditions we are cancelling the planned dinner and sports event with 1691. We will advise when it is rescheduled for.

Training Cancelled for Sunday January 20th 2019

20 Jan 19
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There will be no Marksmanship, Biathlon, Flight Sim or Model building.
Road conditions are not expected to be good this evening, so stay home and study for exams.

Weekly Update Jan 17-23 19

17 Jan 19
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Here are the updates for the week:
Friday: Drill Team 1800 – 1900, Followed by Band from 1900 to 2130.
Biathlon team members should come in for 1900 to be sized for boots, skis and poles.

Saturday: Biathlon skiing at Elmhurst Outdoors from 1000 – 1400. Only show up if you have been sized for boots, skis and poles. It is expected to be a cold day, dress for the weather and bring a lunch/snack.

Sunday: Marksmanship/Flight Sim/Model Building/Biathlon 1800-2100.
NOTE: Due to the potential weather this Sunday, we will post by 1300 if we cancel.

Monday: Dinner and Sports with 1691. Dress is casual/civies.
This is to replace our cancelled Mess Dinner, and will take place at the Armouries at 1830 hrs.

Wednesday: CO’s Parade, dress is full uniform with shirt and tie. Remember that it is winter and all cadets must wear a coat.

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. The deadline to have your applications into the squadron is January 30th.

Upcoming events:
– 26 Jan 19 – F/Cpl Gabe Comeau Sports Competition in Gagetown
NOTE: Cadets will be bused up on Friday the 25th, departing the armouries at 1900.
– 16-17 Feb 19 – First aid training for all cadets and staff that signed up.
– 16 Feb 19 – Swimming at Saint John High from 1900 to 2100. (Pending pool rental)

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.

Weekly Update Jan 10-16 19

10 Jan 19
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Here are the updates for the week:
Friday: Drill Team 1800 – 1900, Followed by Band from 1900 to 2130

Saturday: GPS/PPS Exam in Gagetown. Cadets writing the exam will leave from the Armouries at 0830 and return between 1200 and 1300 hrs. Cadets are to wear their uniforms with shirt and tie.

Sunday: 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.

Wednesday: Regular Training, dress is full uniform with t-shirt. Remember that it is winter and all cadets must wear a coat.

There is a sign up sheet for the F/Cpl Gabriel Comeau Sports Competition on the bulletin board, please sign up if you are interested in attending. 

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:

– 21 Jan 19 – Dinner and Sports with 1691. This is to replace our cancelled Mess Dinner, and will take place at the Armouries at 1830 hrs.
– 26 Jan 19 – F/Cpl Gabe Comeau Sports Competition in Gagetown
– 16-17 Feb 19 – First aid training for all cadets and staff that signed up.

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.