17 September 2015

Wednesday, September 16, 2015

1. Thank you to all the cadets, sponsoring committee members, and staff who volunteered to work at the recruiting table at the Garrison Petawawa Fall Family Festival on Saturday, September 12, 2015. Your assistance is very much appreciated.
2. Ground school classes for cadets interested in applying for the Glider Pilot Scholarship Course, the Power Pilot Scholarship Course, or who just want to learn about flight will be every Wednesday evening f...rom 1800-1830hrs in the Ante Room (Conference Room) at the Armoury. Ground school is open to all cadets of all levels and is the first step in learning to fly. For information please speak to WO2 Rochat.
3. Our last orienteering practice before the competition will take place this Sunday at Jubilee Lodge from 1330-1530hrs. Please make sure to dress appropriately and bring a water bottle. All cadets are welcome.
4. 638 Squadron’s marksmanship program will be starting on Thursday, September 17, 2015. All cadets that are interested in trying out for the marksmanship team or who just wish to learn how to shoot are invited to come out. Timings are 1800-2100hrs.
5. The Squadron’s two drill teams (Drill with Arms and Drill without Arms) will start practicing on Monday, September 28, 2015 from 1930-2130hrs.
6. FCpl Brown-McKie and FSgt James McCafferty will be representing 638 Squadron at the Royal Canadian Legion Branch #72 Church Parade at Wesley United on Sunday, September 20, 2015. We appreciate the invitation to assist Branch 72 during this important Legion Week event and for their continued support to 638 Squadron.
7. 638 Squadron has been invited to send a small contingent of cadets to the National 75th Battle of Britain Parade on Sunday, September 20, 2015 on Parliament Hill in Ottawa. Transportation will be provided. See separate post for more information.
8. Level 5 cadets are to submit their Level 5 Workshop paperwork to their Level Officer (WO Sadler) as soon as possible. The workshop weekend is taking place in Trenton on 27-29 Nov 15.
9. The Squadron’s Fall Field Training Exercise (FTX) is taking place on 2-4 Oct 15. See separate post for more information.
10. The Squadron’s first CO’s Parade of the 2015/2016 training year will take place on Wednesday, September 30, 2015 at 2030hrs. Parent/guardian(s) are more than welcome to attend.