Monthly Archives:September 2019

Weekly Update Sep 26-Oct 2 19

26 Sep 19
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Here is the weekly update

Friday: Band from 1830-2100. Any new members interested in joining the band are welcome to attend.

Sunday: Gliding in Miramichi. The bus departs at 0700, all cadets should be at the Armouries no later than 0645. Bring a lunch that does not need to be re-heated. There are no places to purchase food at the airfield. Bring snacks, water/juice, books, cellphones, tablets, battery packs, etc to entertain yourself while we are there. Supper will be provided and we should be returning to the Armouries by 1900.
Bring jackets and hats!

There will be no Biathlon or Marksmanship due to Gliding.

Monday: Flying Scholarship 1830-2030 @ Simonds High School

Wednesday: CO’s Parade, dress is shirt, tie, tunic and ribbons.

Annual validation forms went home recently, be sure to have them updated and returned as soon as possible. Any new cadets should try to have their paperwork, including birth certificate, provincial health card, or other required ID brought in as soon as possible to avoid missing any training or trips.

Upcoming Events:
– 18-20 Oct 19: Fall FTX, location TBD
– 02 Nov 19: Level 5 PO513 Workshops
– 02 Nov 19: SAR training with 3034 RCACC/River Valley Ground SAR* TBD
– 11 Nov 19: Remembrance Day @ River Valley Middle School

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 Sep 19-25 19

19 Sep 19
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Here is the weekly update

Friday: Band from 1830-2100. Any new members interested in joining the band are welcome to attend.

Saturday: Senior Cadet Leadership Weekend. This is for level 4 and 5 cadets, training starts at 0800 on Saturday and wraps up at 1530 on Sunday. Bring a lunch for Saturday, all other meals will be provided. Bring a change of clothes, stuff for sleeping, shower, deodorant, etc. Make sure you have sports gear for Sunday’s team building activity.

Sunday: Biathlon and Marksmanship. 1800-2100 at the Armouries, all returning biathlon team members and any one interested in joining or just seeing what biathlon is are welcome to attend. Bring your sports gear. Anyone interested in trying marksmanship is welcome to attend.

Monday: Flying Scholarship 1830-2030. Any level 3+ or 15 years and up that are interested in applying for the Glider or Power courses this year or next should attend. Classes take place at Simonds High School as we will once again be training jointly with 527. Those planning to apply and write the entrance exams this year should speak to Lt. Cameron about getting an FTGU.

Wednesday: Sports Night, dress is sports gear.
Senior applying for parade positions should be prepared to arrive in uniform, with shirt, tie and ribbons. As soon as the interview schedule is available, it will be provided to those getting interviewed. Bring your sports gear.

Annual validation forms went home this past Wednesday, be sure to have them updated and returned as soon as possible. Any new cadets should try to have their paperwork, including birth certificate, provincial health card, or other required ID brought in as soon as possible to avoid missing any training or trips.

Upcoming Events:
– 29 Sep 19: Gliding in Mirimichi, meet @ Armouries
– 18-20 Oct 19: Fall FTX @ Nicol Woodlot

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 Sep 12-18 19

12 Sep 19
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Here is the weekly update

Friday: Band from 1830-2100. Any new members interested in joining the band are welcome to attend.

Sunday: Battle of Britain Parade. Cadets should show up for 1000. We will meet in the Irving parking lot on Charlotte St behind the Admiral Beatty building. The parade should end around 1200 and there will be refreshments served afterwards, provided by the parents committee. If the forecast is calling for rain, expect the parade to be moved to the Barrack Green Armouries, we will post here and on Facebook if that happens.

Biathlon. 1800-2100 at the Armouries, all returning biatlon team members and any one interested in joining or just seeing what biathlon is are welcome to attend.

Monday: Flying Scholarship 1830-2030. Any level 3+ or 15 years and up that are interested in applying for the Glider or Power courses this year or next should attend. Classes take place at Simonds High School as we will once again be training jointly with 527. Those planning to write apply and write the entrance exams this year should speak to Lt. Cameron about getting an FTGU.

Wednesday: Regular training, dress is t-shirt

Annual validation forms went home this past Wednesday, be sure to have them updated and returned as soon as possible. Any new cadets should try to have their paperwork, including birth certificate, provincial health card, or other required ID brought in as soon as possible to avoid missing any training or trips.

Senior Cadets – Parade position interviews will be held on Wednesday the 25th. You should plan to bring or wear your uniform that night and have a written narrative prepared explaining why you are interested in having a parade position along with what you would bring to that role. We will meet next Wednesday to get a list of those who will be interviewed.

Upcoming Events:
– 21/22 Sep 19: Senior Cadet Training Weekend @ Armouries
– 29 Sep 19: Gliding in Mirimichi, meet @ Armouries
– 18-20 Oct 19: Fall FTX @ Nicol Woodlot

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 Sep 5-11 19

08 Sep 19
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Here is the weekly update, hurricane delayed edition.

No training this weekend

Wednesday: Regular training, dress is t-shirt

Annual validation forms will be sent out this upcoming Wednesday, be sure to have them updated and returned as soon as possible. Any new cadets should try to have their paperwork, including birth certificate, provincial health card, or other required ID brought in as soon as possible to avoid missing any training or trips.

Senior Cadets – Check the training schedule page, the latest update has been posted.

Upcoming Events:
– 15 Sep 19: Battle of Britain Parade @ Kings Square from 1000 until 1200
– 21/22 Sep 19: Senior Cadet Training Weekend @ Armouries
– 29 Sep 19: Gliding in Mirimichi, meet @ Armouries
– 18-20 Oct 19: Fall FTX @ Nicol Woodlot

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.