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Training Update

26 Nov 21
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Sunday 28-Nov-2021: Marksmanship 1800-2030hrs (NO UNIFORM)

Wednesday 1-Dec-2021 Regular Training 1815-2100hrs (FTU’s/Green Uniform)

Thursday 2-Dec-2021 Level 3/4/5 Virtual Training 2030-2130

Hair Regulations

26 Nov 21
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HAIR

  1. Hair on the head shall be neatly groomed and conservatively styled. The length, bulk or style of hair shall not detract from a positive military appearance or preclude the proper wear of military headdress. (Bulk is the distance that the mass of hair extends from the skin, when groomed, as opposed to the length of hair.) In particular, style and colour shall not present a bizarre, exaggerated, or unusual appearance. Unusual colours, such as green, bright red, orange, purple, etc., are not permitted. Hair must be secured or styled back to reveal the face, and any accessories used to secure or control hair styles shall be as unobtrusive as possible. Hair ornaments shall not be worn, except women’s conservative barrettes which blend with the hair colour. Shaving of all of the hair on the head is permitted. The personal manner of wearing hair within these general style limits, including moustaches, beards and braids, shall be modified to the degree necessary to accommodate operational or occupational equipment, such as gas, oxygen and scuba masks, hard, combat and flying helmets, etc., where a member’s safety or mission is put in jeopardy.
  2. The following additional details apply to specific groups to accord with religious and spiritual practices and public perceptions of a disciplined force:
    1. Men (see Figure 2-2-1). Hair shall be taper-trimmed at the back, sides, and above the ears to blend with the hair-style; be no more than 15 cm in length and sufficiently short that, when the hair is groomed and headdress is removed, no hair shall touch the ears or fall below the top of the eyebrows; be no more than 4 cm in bulk at the top of the head, gradually decreasing to blend with the taper-trimmed sides and back; and be kept free from the neck to a distance of 2.5 cm above the shirt collar. Taper trimmed square back styles and shaving of all the hair on the head are permitted.
      1. Sideburns. Sideburns shall not extend below a line horizontally bisecting the ear, and shall be squared off horizontally at the bottom edge and taper-trimmed to conform to the overall hair style.
  3. Women (see Figure 2-2-3). Hair shall not extend below the lower edge of the shirt collar. Exaggerated styles, including those with excessive fullness or extreme height, are not authorized. Braids, if worn, shall be styled conservatively and tied tightly: secured at the end by a knot or a small unadorned fastener. A second small unadorned fastener may be used to secure the top of the braid. A single braid shall be worn in the centre of the back. Double braids shall be worn behind the shoulders. Hair shall be a maximum length when gathered behind the head and braided which does not extend below the top of the armpit. Multiple braids (cornrows) shall be directed toward the back of the head, pulled tight to the head and secured at the end by a knot or a small-unadorned fastener. A second small unadorned fastener may be used to secure the top of the braid. Multiple braids extending below the lower edge of the collar are to be gathered in a bun. Pony tail shall be worn in the centre of the back. Hair shall be a maximum length when gathered behind the head and does not extend below the top of the armpit. With the permission of a Commanding Officer, a reasonable period may be authorized in order to transition from short to long hairstyles, during which time hair may extend below the lower edge of the shirt collar; all the while maintaining a positive military appearance, and subject to the member’s safety.

All Cadets are to submit their measurements ASAP!

24 Nov 21
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Capt Hutchinson will be ordering the Blue Dress Uniforms for levels 1 & 2 soon! Levels 3/4/5 If you need uniform parts replaced please send along with your measurements the part of the blue uniform you need AND the size you currently have!


Berets will also be ordered to wear with your Green Uniform.Level 1’s your Green Uniform will also be ordered!
I currently have measurements for 8 cadets:


Abujayyab, Bauman E, Cameron, Colwell, Comeau, Oronsaye, Queen & Sabean


If your name is not on my list please forward your measurements ASAP! to the 161 FB messenger or to julia.d.hutch@gmail.com

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Training Update

22 Nov 21
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In Person Training is starting Wednesday 24-Nov-2021

Where: Barrack Green Armouries

Time: 1815-2100hrs

Dress: FTU’s (Green Uniform)

PROOF OF VACCINATION AND A GOVERNMENT ISSUED ID IS REQUIRED TO PARTICIPATE

VIRTUAL TRAINING ON WEDNESDAY IS CANCELLED DUE TO RETURN OF IN PERSON TRAINING

We are requesting that ALL cadets take their measurements and submit them asap to julia.d.hutch@gmail.com or to the 161 facebook messenger. Cadets will have 2 uniforms to wear at specific times of the year. The current Field Training Uniform with Blue Barrett is worn for regular training AND the Blue Dress Uniform with Blue Wedge is worn for Parades and Annual Ceremonial Reviews.

Annual Validation Forms are Due Back ASAP if you are not sure if you have handed yours in please email Lt Hutchinson or send a message to the 161 facebook messenger group.

WE ARE BACK!

18 Nov 21
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In person training starting Wednesday 24-Nov-2021

Where: Barrack Green Armoury

Time: 1815-2100hrs

Dress: FTU’s (green uniform) & Mask – if you do not have FTU’s please send in your measurements so we can order you some

You will need: both Covid-19 Vaccines & show proof of Vacination

Returning Cadets: Please bring back your Annual Validation Forms or you will be sent back home All paperwork must be returned to attend inperson training

Cadet measurements! ALL CADETS!! Please forward your measurements to Lt Hutchinson at julia.d.hutch@gmail.com or through the 161 Facebook Messenger or bring your measurements with you on 24-Nov-2021

REMINDER: Level 3/4/5 Virtual Training Thursday 18-Nov-2021 at 8:30pm

Virtual Training

16 Nov 21
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Join Us for Virtual Training

Who: All Cadets

When: Wednesday 17-Nov-2021

Time: 1830

Cadet’s Must send in Measurements so we can order Uniforms! I only have 3 cadets who submitted their measurements! Height, Head, Neck, Chest, Waist, Hips, Feet (length & width) – for measuring instructions please see diagrams on our website and on our Facebook Page – Please send Measurements to julia.d.hutch@gmail.com or throught our Squadron Facebook Messenger

Virtual Training Tonight!

10 Nov 21
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Join Us for Virtual Training

Who: All Cadets

When: Tonight!

Time: 1830

Levels 3, 4 & 5 will have a meeting at 2030hrs

Virtual Training Update

02 Nov 21
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Who: YOU! All 161 Cadets

When: Wednesday 3-Nov-2021

Time: 1830hrs (login by 1820hrs)

Any Issues logging in please send a message through 161’s Facebook Messenger or email to julia.d.hutch@gmail.com

Virtual Training Tonight

27 Oct 21
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Who: YOU! All 161 Cadets

When: Wednesday 27-Oct-2021

Time: 1830hrs (login by 1820hrs)

Any Issues logging in please send a message through 161’s Facebook Messenger or email to julia.d.hutch@gmail.com

Virtual Training TONIGHT!

20 Oct 21
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When: Wednesday 20-Oct-2021

Time: 1830hrs

Where: Virtually

Who: All 161 Staff & Cadets

Have your Kahoot App ready to play for 1830hrs

Please log in by 1815hrs; Any Issues Logging in Please contact staff through 161 Facebook Messenger or email to julia.d.hutch@gmail.com

– DO NOT ASK QUESTIONS DIRECTLY ON 161’s FACEBOOK PAGE as they can be missed; For Prompt Responses please send messages through 161 Facebook Messenger an Officer from 161 will respond