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Weekly Messages - 5 June 2024

This Thursday, June 6th will be our last cadet night for the 2023-2024 training year. It will be a CO's Parade presenting the awards and promotions not presented at ACR.


Parents are welcome to come and are asked to be seated for 1855 in Air One (the big white tent behind our office). We ask that you still park in the lot near 5 Brouillette.


Upcoming


CO's Parade

  1. Participants: All Cadets

  2. Date: Thursday, 6th June 2024

  3. Time: 1830 - 2115 hrs

  4. Location: 5 Brouillette Blvd, Nepean, ON K2K 2W6

  5. Dress:  

    1. C3B, summer dress with ribbons; or if none

    2. C5, Field Training Uniform (FTU); or if none

    3. Appropriate civilian attire ( i.e. black pants, white shirt or polo, black shoes)

  6. Note on footwear: If you don’t have the FTU boots, cadets can wear an alternate pair of black shoes or boots with either uniform.


SSC Election Day (Parents/Guardians Invited)

All parents are welcome to come and vote for the SSC Election Day for the 2024-2025 training year this Thursday at 1845 in Alpha Troop Shelter (red roofed building next to Air One. See staff for directions).


Photo Drive

A photo drive has been created with images taken throughout the year. Parents and Cadets are welcome to save them for personal use. They will be available to download until end of June 2024. Find them here.


Activities with promotions and awards are : COs Parades, Mess Dinner, ACR, and Spring FTX.


Summer Break

The staff and Squadron Sponsoring Committee wishes all cadets best of luck as you wrap up the remainder of the school year. We hope you all have a safe and fun summer break.


This will be the last newsletter until September.


Band

Upcoming band activities for the rest of the training year have been added to the Calendar. If you need any more information on these please refer to your emails or reach out to Warrant Officer Driscoll.


 

Notices and Reminders


Air Cadet Young Aces 50/50 (New for 2024!)

Parents, guardians and friends (18+) can help support our Squadron and Air Cadets province wide by purchasing 50/50 tickets. For more information and to purchase tickets visit this link. 


Administration:

  1. Absences: If you are unable to make it to training, fill out this form before your planned activity to be marked as excused.

  2. Cadet365 Accounts:

    1. Get help: Cadets should contact the Administration Officer CI McLean if they are experiencing issues.

    2. Newly Registered Cadets: They will automatically receive their account information at the email address on file once they are created.


Supply

  1. CI Stevens will advise cadets on Thursdays if they have a uniform to pick up.

  2. To make a uniform request please fill out this form.


706 Canteen

  1. Bring your spare change, purchase a snack and support 706.

  2. Your snack cravings directly support cadet activities.


Letter to Parents-Guardians from the Squadron Sponsoring Committee



Drivers

Due to limited space and lighting at Connaught, please follow the parking flow map and instructions below:

  1. Enter via Vickers Gun Rd, then turn left on Brouillette Blvd

  2. Drop-off/pickup occurs on Brouillette Blvd after Lewis Gun Rd (near Squadron HQ).

  3. For pickup at the end of the night, park in the parking lot (not on Brouillette Blvd). Use caution when exiting the parking lot.

  4. IMPORTANT: Exercise caution and patience when driving in this area, as there are many cadets in the parking lot.

  5. Exit via Sir Sam Hughes Rd


Drivers are reminded to slow down.

  1. Posted speed limits at Connaught:

    1. 50 km/h on Malibar Blvd,

    2. 30 km/h in all other areas.

  2. Speed limits are strictly enforced by Military Police.

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