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Optional Training for Sunday January 19th is Cancelled

19 Jan 20
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No training due to poor road conditions in and around Saint John, and the continuing heavy snowfall, training is cancelled for this evening.

Weekly Update Jan 16-22 20

16 Jan 20
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Here is the weekly update

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

Sunday: Marksmanship, Biathlon and Flight Sim from 1800-2100.

Wednesday: Sports night, dress is sports gear. It is winter, be sure you have a coat.

League Tickets: All cadets were given Air Cadet League tickets. These are an important fund raiser for us. Return your money as soon as all tickets are sold, and if you need more, see any member of the sponsoring committee.

Upcoming Events:
– 31 Jan-2 Feb 20: Provincial Biathlon

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.

Optional Training for Sunday January 12th is Cancelled

12 Jan 20
Lt Cameron
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No training due to poor road conditions in and around Saint John, and the continuing freezing rain and freezing drizzle, training is cancelled for this evening.

Weekly Update Jan 9-15 20

09 Jan 20
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Here is the weekly update

Friday: Drill Team 1830-2100. Any new members interested in joining the Drill Team are welcome to attend.

Saturday: PPS and GPS Exams. This note only applies to those cadets signed up to write the exams. Cadets must be in uniform with collared shirt, tie and tunic.

Exam Location: Simonds High School
Date/Time: Saturday 11 Jan 20 – 1000 hrs (Sunday 12 Jan 20 – 1000 alternate weather date)
Contact: Capt. A. Costain

Time allowed is 2 hours. Applicants must have the following equipment:
GPS: Pencil and Eraser
PPS: Pencil, Eraser and E6B or Jeppesen Computer (If you need a flight computer, please see Lt. Cameron on Friday night during Drill Team Practice.

Sunday: Marksmanship, Biathlon and Flight Sim from 1800-2100.

Wednesday: Regular Training, dress is t-shirt. It is winter, be sure you have a coat.

Upcoming Events:
– 15 Jan 20: First night back after the holidays. Training scheduled for Jan 8 20 will take place.

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 for Wednesday January 8th cancelled.

08 Jan 20
Lt Cameron
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No training due to poor road conditions in and around Saint John, and the continuing snow fall and freezing temperatures this evening, training is postponed.
All scheduled training classes will be pushed back 1 week.

Weekly Update Dec 12-18 19

12 Dec 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: Marksmanship, Biathlon and Flight Sim from 1800-2100.

Wednesday: Squadron Holiday Mess Dinner. This will take place at the 69 Branch Legion on the west side. Dress for cadets is uniform, with a white shirt, no wedge and black bow tie. Bow ties will be available at the door. If you do not have a white dress shirt, your blue cadet dress shirt will be acceptable.

Upcoming Events:
– 8 Jan 20: First night back after the holidays
– 11 Jan 20: GPS and PPS exams

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 Dec 5-11 19

05 Dec 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: 2019 Family Portrait and Christmas Open House @ the Barrack Green Armoury.
Family Portraits – 10am to 4pm
Open House – 11am to 2pm. Band members will be playing christmas songs. Dress is uniform with shirt and tie.
Bake Sale – EACH CADET is asked to supply 6 to 12 individually wrapped items worth $1 each (ex: cupcake, specialty decorated cookie, 2 regular cookies, large brownie or square, 2 pieces of fudge or chocolates, bag of caramel corn, etc..)

Sunday: Marksmanship, Biathlon and Flight Sim from 1800-2100. We are also looking for cadets interested in doing model building.

Monday: Flying Scholarship. For glider and power candidates at Simonds High School between 1830 and 2030.

Wednesday: Regular Training. Dress is t-shirt. Reminder, it is now the winter season and you should have a coat.

Upcoming Events:
– 18 Dec 19: Squadron Holiday Mess Dinner. This will take place at the Legion on the west side. Dress for cadets is uniform, with a white shirt and black bow tie. Bow ties are available in supply for $10.

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 Nov 28-Dec 4 19

28 Nov 19
Lt Cameron
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Here is the weekly update

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

Sunday: Marksmanship, Biathlon and Flight Sim from 1800-2100. We are also looking for cadets interested in doing model building.

Monday: Flying Scholarship. For glider and power candidates at Simonds High School between 1830 and 2030.

Wednesday: Regular Training. Dress is t-shirt. Reminder, it is now the winter season and you should have a coat.

Senior cadets applying for International Exchange, Power Pilot and Glider Pilot scholarship should have all their paperwork in in by now.

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. There are 7 outstanding annual validation forms, these need to be in by November 30th in order to continue training.

Upcoming Events:
– 7 Dec 19: Family Photo Fundraiser, more information here.
– 18 Dec 19: Squadron Holiday Mess Dinner. This will take place at the Legion on the west side. Dress for cadets is uniform, with a white shirt and black bow tie. Bow ties are available in supply for $10.

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 Nov 21-27 19

21 Nov 19
Lt Cameron
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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: Marksmanship and Flight Sim from 1800-2100. We are also looking for cadets interested in doing model building.

Monday: Flying Scholarship. For glider and power candidates at Simonds High School between 1830 and 2030.

Wednesday: Sports Night. Dress is civies with running shoes. We will be doing the beep test. Be sure to bring a water bottle, preferably filled.

Senior cadets applying for International Exchange, Power Pilot and Glider Pilot scholarship should have all their paperwork in this upcoming Wednesday.

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. There are 7 outstanding annual validation forms, these need to be in by November 30th in order to continue training.

Upcoming Events:
– 7 Dec 19: Family Photo Fundraiser, more information here.
– 18 Dec 19: Squadron Holiday Mess Dinner. This will take place at the Legion on the west side. Dress for cadets is uniform, with a white shirt and black bow tie. Bow ties are available in supply for $10.

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 Nov 14-20 19

14 Nov 19
Lt Cameron
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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: Biathlon Zone Competition. All team members participating should be at Elmhurst Outdoors by 0800. Dress to be outside, bring water and a lunch. Competition should end around 1300.
Band. Meet at the Armouries between 1230 and 1530 for final practice and decorating of your instruments.
Santa claus Parade. Meet at the back of the Shopper Drug Mart parking lot on Crown St. before 1700. We are entrant 41 and will be lining up in lane 4. All cadets must dress warmly, expected temperatures will be between -3 and -6. Cadets not in the band will be either carrying the banner, in a flag party or marching behind the band. Parents, cadets can be picked up by the recycling bins by Subway at Lansdowne Plaza after the parade.

Sunday: 403 Squadron tour. Bus will depart the Armouries at 0800, so be there by 0745. Lunch will be provided at the base mess. We should be back at the Armouries by 1400.
Marksmanship and Flight Sim from 1800-2100.

Monday: Flying Scholarship. For glider and power candidates at Simonds High School between 1830 and 2030.

Wednesday: Co’s Parade. Dress is shirt, tie and tunic. We are now in winter dress, you should have a jacket with you.

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. There are 7 outstanding annual validation forms, these need to be in by November 30th in order to continue training.

Upcoming Events:
– 7 Dec 19: Family Photo Fundraiser, more information to come.
– 18 Dec 19: Squadron Holiday Mess Dinner. This will take place at the Legion on the west side. Dress for cadets is uniform, with a white shirt and black bow tie.

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.