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Band Music Seminar

25 Oct 18
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If You are going to the band seminar this Friday there is a permission  slip attached that has the details of what you should bring as well. please print it out and bring it with you Capt D Phinney will have some spare ones at the bus if you cant fill it out.

Gagetown Music Seminar

What: Learn music (playing, theory, drill, etc) with other cadets from across NB

When: 6:30 PM Friday 26 Oct 18 to approximately 4:00 PM Sunday 28 Oct 18 (cadets will call on the way home)

Where: Meet at the Armouries and a bus will transport cadets to Gagetown and back

What to bring:


  • WEAR YOUR UNIFORM (t-shirt & tunic)
  • Cadet Parka
  • Civilian clothing including footwear- we will be wearing civis on Sunday
  • Toothbrush/ paste
  • 4 pairs of socks
  • PJs
  • Undergarments
  • Deodorant
  • Face cloths
  • Towel
  • Soap/shampoo
  • Shower sandals
  • Female personal hygiene items
  • Instrument and music folder
  • Water bottle


ELECTRONICS (phones, ipods, etc) will be the responsibility of the cadet!

All meals will be provided. Sleeping bags will be provided. If you have any questions or need to get a hold of your cadet during the weekend, contact Capt D. Phinney.

Permission Slip 

Poppy Schedule

19 Oct 18
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Here is the most up to date schedule let us know if you are on it and cant make it.

Sand Bagging in Grand Bay-Westfield

04 May 18
Capt Phinney, D
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The town of Grand Bay-Westfield is looking for volunteers to help fill sand bags starting at 9:30 AM until 12:00 PM on Saturday 5 May 18. If you are interested in helping out, they are located at the top of Ballentine Pl  between Westfield School and the Westfield United Church.

Weekly Update 26 Apr – 2 May 18 (Cadet Tagging Schedule)

26 Apr 18
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Here is this week’s update:

Friday 27 Apr 18
There will be no Band or Drill Team this week.

Saturday 28 Apr 18
Provincial Effective Speaking Competition

Sunday 29 Apr 18
Model Building, RC Flying, Flight Simulation – 6:00 – 9:00 PM

Wednesday 2 May 18
Regular Training – 6:20 – 9:10 PM. Dress is t-shirt and tunic. Instructors should check the trg schedule. All communication survey and CTC offers of participation “camp forms” must be signed and returned. If you were not there to receive a survey, a copy is attached: Communication survey.

Upcoming Events:
– Mon 1 May 18 – Bowling for band members. 7-9pm at Fairview Lanes.
– Thu 3 – Sat 5 May 18 – Tagging Fund Raiser (All cadets must sign up for at least one shift) – See the attached list. Cadets will be asked to sign up this week.
– Sat 26 May 18 – ACR Practice and Set-up
– Sun 27 May 18 – Annual Ceremonial Review Parade (Mandatory – friends and welcome are welcome to attend)

Tagging Schedule:


For more information on events visit our website:

Duke of Edinburgh Award: We have found some sponsorship for participants of this program. Any cadets who are not yet participating in the program and are 14 years or older and are interested in participating in the program should see Capt Meunier. More information about the program can be found at:

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.

Good luck to FSgt MacIntyre at the Effective Speaking Competition!

Cadet Tagging Schedule

26 Apr 18
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We are still looking for parents to volunteer to supervise the cadets at some locations so if your able to supervise your cadet let us know please


11 Jan 2017 schedule up date.

10 Jan 17
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Here is an updated Schedule for 11 Jan 2017 instructors be prepared for your classes and level 3 you have your air subjects test third class.