NOTE: This event has been cancelled. Band and drill team practices will run in its place on March 28, see calendar for details.
Cadets are invited to listen to a guest speaker coming to our squadron.
Mr. (Scratch) Mitchel will be speaking to the squadron about his past aviation experiences and the leadership he experienced through out his career.
As this night is over the the spring break stand down, please come to cadets in business casual attire.
Any questions can be directed to Lt Khan, Zakir at 778-877-9226 or firstname.lastname@example.org
Cadets will be doing final preparation for the upcoming survival training weekend.
ALL cadets including staff (cadets/adults) attending should be present.
Cadets are to dress either in their COMBAT's attire or their hiking/camping clothing they will be wearing during the survival exercise.
Cadets are also to bring all of their kit in a pack allowing them the ability to carry all the items they are bringing over a large distance via walking.
As a reminder to check the anticipated weather for the weekend, please tailor the kit you are bringing to the weather conditions present in Chilliwack at altitude.
Hard copy of the Kit List and Permission forms are available at the squadron along with being posted on the calendar under the details for the weekend and on the website in the announcements section.
Any questions can be directed to Lt Khan, Zakir 778-877-9226 or email@example.com
Activity: Exercise Spring Thunder
Who: All cadets at 103 – ALL cadets must attend unless prior arrangements are made wit the undersigned
Where: Peirce Creek Training Area
When: March 23, 24, 25 (overnight activity)
Arrive at LHQ at 1615 hours March 23rd
Pick up at LHQ at 1500 hours March 25th
Bring: KitList + Permission Forms
PLEASE SIGN UP ON THE SIGN UP BOARD
NCOIC: Fsgt Battan
OIC: Lt Khan, Z
This is the first opportunity for cadets from 103 to practices theirsurvival skills out in the bush during an overnight event.
Cadets will receive instruction and the opportunity to practice theirshelters, fires, food and water collection, signals along with other skills.
Please see kit list and permission forms for more details and emergency contact during the exercise. All cadets must have all items described on the kit list and their permission forms to be allowed to board the bus.
Attending a field training exercise is a mandatory training requirement for cadets to be successful for their training level. We understand that this exercise is over spring break so if your cadet cannot attend please make arrangements with the undersigned as soon as a conflict arises.
Any Questions can be directed to the undersigned
Lieutenant /Lieutenant Zakir Khan
103 Thunderbird Air Cadet Squadron
National Defence, Government of Canada
firstname.lastname@example.org / Tel:778-877-9226
Tagging is twice a year and used as a major source of fundraising for the squadron. The Department of National Defense provides uniforms and funding for certain events but the majority of activities such as flying are sources from funding collected during a tagging weekend.
Because of the importance of tagging it is mandatory for cadets to participate in three of the following shifts.
Friday 09 March - Shift 1: 1700-2015
Saturday 10 March - Shift 2: 1145 - 1500
Saturday 10 March - Shift 3: 1445 - 1800
Sunday 11 March - Shift 4: 1115-1430
Sunday 11 March - Shift 5: 1415-1730.
Dress is full uniform with your dress shirt, pants, tie, tunique and boots for those who have it. For those that don't have a uniform please dress with black pants, and a white dress shift.
Please dress for the weather as well. If the parka or a winter coat will be required please bring it along with your issued gloves.
Any questions can be directed to Lt Khan, Zakir at 778-877-9226 or email@example.com.
If you can not attend please speak to the Commanding Officer on March 14th.
The Air Cadet League of Canada is taking applications for 2018 National Education Scholarship awards. Scholarships are open to students that are members of the Royal Canadian Air Cadets during the year of application, and they are awarded based on secondary school scholastic achievement, combined with outstanding performance as an Air Cadet. Each applicant will be considered for the Birchall, Dale, and Young Citizen’s awards, while cadets who indicate that they will be attending one of the Jazz APP programs and have completed the pilot program will also be considered for the Jazz Scholarships. Applicants indicating that they will be enrolled in an Engineering Program will also be considered for the Alex Venebles Scholarship in Engineering.
Applicants must be graduates of the secondary school system (or equivalent) of any Province or Territory, in the year of application, and who are entering directly into a full program of studies at a fully-accredited postsecondary education facility (university, college, cegep or technical institute) where the program undertaken leads to a degree, diploma, or professional or technical qualification.
Please review the scholarship and application details. Applications and supporting documents for all National Education Scholarships must be received in digital form (PDF) no later than April 1st 2018 at the National Office of the Air Cadet League of Canada, firstname.lastname@example.org.