Information for New Recruits

Information for Cadets

Information for Parents

Weekly Announcements

20 September 2016

 

STAY CONNECTED:

 

  1. WEBSITE: http://www.395squadron.ca 
  2. FACEBOOK: https://www.facebook.com/395Squadron
  3. TWITTER: https://twitter.com/395AirCadets 
  4. TEXTMESSAGE REMINDERS: Send “@395ca” to (204) 809-8799 to subscribe

 

THE SCHEDULE FOR ALL ACTIVITIES IS IN THE GOOGLE CALENDAR ON THE SQUADRON WEBSITE.  PLEASE CLICK ON EVENTS IN THE GOOGLE CALENDAR FOR FURTHER DETAILS ON THE EVENT OR TRAINING ACTIVITY.

 

We are now accepting new recruits for the 2016-2017 Training Year. 

Learn more how to join.

 

  1. Make sure you come prepared for Cadets! Check the calendar weekly.  More details for all events on the Google Calendar.

 

  1. Annual Validations are due Tuesday, September 27. These are forms that need to be filled out for all returning cadets (not new recruits) to ensure we have correct contact and medical information on file.  If you did not pick up your form this past Tuesday night, be sure to go to the office on September 27 to get it and complete it.
  2. Marksmanship and Biathlon Training Day 

Date: Sunday 25 Sep 2016

Location:  Alberta Aviation Museum (11410 Kingsway NW)

Times:

  • Arrive for 0830 AM
  • Pick-up at 4PM

Dress:  Appropriate civilian attire

Rations:  Lunch will be provided.

Other: 

  • This is a Mandatory training day for all cadets, including new recruits.
  • Be sure to bring something to write with and something to write on.
  • Learning activities are centered around the safe and skilled use of an air rifle in a marksmanship range setting.

 

  1. Band

 

Date: Monday 26 Sep 2016

Location: Alberta Aviation Museum – 11410 Kingsway NW, Edmonton, AB

Times:

  • Arrive for 6:20PM
  • Pick-up at 8PM

Dress: Civilian                                

Rations: Not required

Other:

  • New recruits interested in the Band may attend. You do not currently need to pay an instrument.

 

  1. Optional Saturday Training

 

Dates:  Beginning On Oct. 1.  Stay tuned for more details next week.

 

  1. Fall Field Training Exercise 

Date: Friday, October 14 to Sunday October 16

Location:  Long Lake Education Centre

Times: Details for drop off and pick up to come

Dress:  Appropriate civilian attire

Rations:  All meals will be provided.  Eat dinner before arriving on Friday night.

Other: 

  • This is a Mandatory training day for all cadets, including new recruits.
  • Be sure to bring all items on the kit list. The kit list will be available soon.
  • Learning activities are centered around wilderness survival skills.

 

From the 395 Squadron Parents’ Association

 

  1. Next bingo is Sunday, Oct. 23, 10:30AM to 3:30PM. 3 more cadets and 3 more parents are needed to volunteer.  Lunch is provided.

 

From Major Duncan:

 

  1. Congratulations to the following cadets on their promotions to LAC: Miller and Ponce.

 

  1. Congratulations to the following cadets on their promotions to Corporal: Andrea-Santos, Chan, Chen, Heykants-Trudeau, Huang, Kaur, Nayak, Potter, Shamardakov, Torres Maldonado, J and Torres Maldonado, M.

 

  1. Fall promotions will continue next week with those moving to FCpl having met the all requirements for promotions.

 

  1. Please remember to pick your cadet up at the end of all events. Staff must wait until all cadets have been pick-up and this takes up valuable time for staff members.

Spirit wear orders start on Tuesday September 27th.

STAY CONNECTED:

1.  WEBSITE: http://www.395squadron.ca  

2.  FACEBOOK: https://www.facebook.com/395Squadron

3.  TWITTER: https://twitter.com/395AirCadets  

4.  TEXT MESSAGE REMINDERS: Send “@395ca” to (204) 809-8799 to subscribe

THE SCHEDULE FOR ALL ACTIVITIES IS IN THE GOOGLE CALENDAR ON THE SQUADRON WEBSITE.  PLEASE CLICK ON EVENTS IN THE GOOGLE CALENDAR FOR FURTHER DETAILS ON THE EVENT OR TRAINING ACTIVITY.

We are now accepting new recruits for the 2016-2017 Training Year.  

Learn more how to join.

  1. Make sure you come prepared for Cadets!  Check the calendar weekly.  More details for all events on the Google Calendar.
  2. Annual Validations are due Tuesday, September 27.  These are forms that need to be filled out for all returning cadets (not new recruits) to ensure we have correct contact and medical information on file.  If you did not pick up your form this past Tuesday night, be sure to go to the office on September 27 to get it and complete it.

 

  1. Marksmanship and Biathlon Training Day

Date: Sunday 25 Sep 2016

Location:  Alberta Aviation Museum (11410 Kingsway NW)

Times:

  • Arrive for 0830 AM
  • Pick-up at 4PM

Dress:  Appropriate civilian attire

Rations:  Lunch will be provided.

Other:  

  • This is a Mandatory training day for all cadets, including new recruits.
  • Be sure to bring something to write with and something to write on.
  • Learning activities are centered around the safe and skilled use of an air rifle in a marksmanship range setting.

 

Band

Date: Monday 26 Sep 2016

Location: Alberta Aviation Museum – 11410 Kingsway NW, Edmonton, AB

Times:

  • Arrive for 6:20PM
  • Pick-up at 8PM

Dress: Civilian

Rations: Not required

Other:

  • New recruits interested in the Band may attend.  You do not currently need to pay an instrument.
  1. Optional Saturday Training

Dates:  Beginning On Oct. 1.  Stay tuned for more details next week.

  1. Fall Field Training Exercise

Date: Friday, October 14 to Sunday October 16

Location:  Long Lake Education Centre

Times: Details for drop off and pick up to come

Dress:  Appropriate civilian attire

Rations:  All meals will be provided.  Eat dinner before arriving on Friday night.

Other:  

  • This is a Mandatory training day for all cadets, including new recruits.
  • Be sure to bring all items on the kit list.  The kit list will be available soon.
  • Learning activities are centered around wilderness survival skills.

From the 395 Squadron Parents’ Association

  1. Next bingo is Sunday, Oct. 23, 10:30AM to 3:30PM.  3 more cadets and 3 more parents are needed to volunteer.  Lunch is provided.

From Major Duncan:

  1. Congratulations to the following cadets on their promotions to LAC: Miller and Ponce.

 

  1. Congratulations to the following cadets on their promotions to Corporal: Andrea-Santos, Chan, Chen, Heykants-Trudeau, Huang, Kaur, Nayak, Potter, Shamardakov, Torres Maldonado, J and Torres Maldonado, M.
  1. Fall promotions will continue next week with those moving to FCpl having met the all requirements for promotions.

Please remember to check the website regularly for updates

395 Edmonton “Griffon” Royal Canadian Air Cadet Squadron

Weekly Announcements 13 September 2016
STAY CONNECTED:
1.  WEBSITE: http://www.395squadron.ca

2.  FACEBOOK: https://www.facebook.com/395Squadron

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4.  TEXT MESSAGE REMINDERS: Send “@395ca” to (204) 809-8799 to subscribe

 

THE SCHEDULE FOR ALL ACTIVITIES IS IN THE GOOGLE CALENDAR ON THE SQUADRON WEBSITE.  PLEASE CLICK ON EVENTS IN THE GOOGLE CALENDAR FOR FURTHER DETAILS ON THE EVENT OR TRAINING ACTIVITY.

We are now accepting new recruits for the 2016-2017 Training Year.   Learn more how to join.

1. Make sure you come prepared for Cadets!  Check the calendar weekly.  More details for all events on the Google Calendar.

2. Battle of Britain Parade  Date: Sunday 18 Sep 2016 Location:  CFB Edmonton, 408 Tactical Helicopter Squadron.  If in doubt ask for directions at the front gate.  Google Maps Link.   Times: • Arrive for 0900 AM • Pick-up at 3PM Dress, and if you wish to spectate the parade will commence at 10:30AM:  Full uniform with medals.  Cadets without a uniform are welcome to attend but will spectate.  Appropriate civilian attire include a collar shirt with dress pants or something similar.  No jeans or shorts for this event.  Dress for the weather including jackets if necessary. Rations:  Lunch will be provided.

3.  Gliding  Date:  Sunday 18 Sep 2016 Location:  Meet at HMCS NONSUCH for bus to Villeneuve Airport. Times:  Drop off at HMCS NONSUCH at 745 AM, pick up at HMCS NONSUCH at 4:30PM. Dress:  Warm civilian clothes.  Dress for the weather.  Cadets will be outside most of the day and this event will happen rain or shine.  Make sure to break and wear a sun protective hat. Rations:  Lunch is provided, but bring a water bottle.
395 Edmonton “Griffon” Royal Canadian Air Cadet Squadron

Other:  Only for those cadets who signed up.  Check the Google Calendar event for a full list of all cadets who are expected to attend.  If your name is not on the list and you think it should be, email info@395squadron.ca.  Some spots are still open!  Email if your are interested.  New recruits must have completed paperwork.

4. Band  Date: Monday 19 Sep 2016 Location: Alberta Aviation Museum – 11410 Kingsway NW, Edmonton, AB Times: • Arrive for 6:20PM • Pick-up at 8PM Dress: Civilians   Rations: Not required Other: • First regular band practice for the year. • New recruits interested in the Band may attend.  You do not currently need to pay an instrument.

5. Marksmanship and Biathlon Day  Date:  Sunday 25 Sep 2016 Location:  Alberta Aviation Museum.  Other:  This is a Mandatory training day.  Watch the calendar and listen to announcements for more information.

6. Optional Training   Dates:  Beginning in Oct.  Stayed tuned!!
From Major Duncan:
1. Fall promotions will begin on 20 Sep with those moving to LAC and Cpl having meet the min requirements of 75 percent attendance and any other requirements.  The following weeks will see new FCpls and Sgt promoted.

Please remember to check the website regularly for updates

Only those cadets who signed up to participate please arrive at 408 Squadron at the Edmonton Garrison at 0900. Lunch will be provided. Cadet appreciation runs from 1300-1500. No cell phones.