Announcements from 16 Oct 2018

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NEXT WEEK:  Recreational sports will be conducted at Great Lakes Secondary School in Sarnia from 1830h to 2100h (23 Oct 2018);  dress is athletic attire with running shoes;  bring a water bottle (note;  this is recreational;  the cadet fitness assessment will be conducted at a later date in November)


Change of Command:

  •  effective immediately, Capt Gaetan Mainville will be going on a leave of absence to pursue training out-of-province until mid-April
  • for the duration of this leave, Capt Laura Shand will assume all of the responsibilities of the Commanding Officer


Special Events:

  •  There will be an open shoot at the LHQ on Saturday 20 Oct 2018 from 0900h to 1130h;  this is open to all ranks and strongly encouraged for Level One cadets as certification on the Daisy Air rifle is a requirement to pass your level;  dress is civilian attire
  • The 44 Sarnia Imperial Air Cadets have been invited to a Halloween Party that the 102 Army Cadets are hosting at their facility at 574 Confederation Street in Sarnia from 1800h to 2100h on 31 Oct 2018;  this is a costume party and refreshments will be served


  • Petrolia Poppy Pinnng Support:


  • We will be supporting the Petrolia Legion in their Poppy Pinning campaign.  We will be providing transportation from the LHQ to Petrolia and back at the following times:
  • Friday, 26 Oct 2018:
    • Group 1:  Depart:  0830h/Return: 1330h  (Driver:  Capt Shand)
    • Group 2:  Depart: 1230h/Return:  1730h
  • Saturday, 27 Oct 2018:
  • Group 3:  Depart:  0830h/Return: 1330h
  • Group 4:  Depart: 1230h/Return:  1730h
  • Cadets may sign-up for any other time they desire (1h minimum) but may need to find their own transportation to the Petrolia Legion at 4129 Glenview Road, Petrolia (behind LCCVI High School).
  • Please sign-up using the sheets at the Squadron or contact Lt Card (226) 932-6042 to volunteer to drive (parent) and/or sign-up for shifts (cadets).


Weekly Activiites:

Ground School:                 Wednesday, 17 Oct 2018:  1900h to 2100h

Band Practice:                   Thursday, 18 Oct 2018:  1900h to 2100h

Drill Team Practice:          Monday, 22 Oct 2018;  1900h to 2100h



There was one promotion for this evening given to WO1 Mikaela Magtanong.  Congratulations!



There were three appointments made:

  •  Sgt Aidan Lafferty was appointed Drum Major of the band
  • WO1 Mikaela Magtanong was appointed Squadron Warrant Officer (SWO)
  • WO2 Ethan Harris was appointed Deputy Squadron Warrant Officer (DSWO)

Good luck to all of you!


Service Awards:

There were two 4-year Service Medals awarded, presented by Mrs. Melody Gibson, chairperson of the Squadron Sponsoring Committee:

  •  Sgt Christa Bassett
  • Sgt Joshua Gibson

There were two service bars given for the 5th year of service, also presented by Mrs. Melody Gibson:

  •  WO1 Mikaela Magtanong
  • WO2 Ethan Harris