This Thursday will be a regular training night for all cadets. The dress for this week is C5 (FTU) or appropriate civilian attire if exchange of uniform is required with Supply. Cadets are to wear a white dress shirt and dark coloured pants if they have not yet been issued their uniform. Arrival time is 18:30 at Ecole Secondaire Pierre-De-Blois, 1310 Chapman Mills Dr, Nepean, Ontario, K2J 6L9. Parents are to pick up their child no later than 9:30 PM
Commanding Officer’s Parade
Next Thursday, Thursday Jan 26th will be a regular training followed by the CO’s Parade. The dress for that week will be C1A (Ceremonial Dress). If you have not been issued a dress uniform, please wear your FTU. For our new cadets or waiting for uniform parts please wear a white shirt and dark pants. There will be various special presentations along with the ceremony inducting the first-year cadets into the squadron.
Parents are invited to watch this parade, please arrive and be seated in the gymnasium at 8:15 PM. Cadets are to still arrive at 6:30PM.
Pick ups and Drop Offs – Thursday Night Training
For all Parents and Guardians that are dropping off and picking up cadets. Drop off time is at 6:30, and Pick up time is at 9:30. Please keep in mind we do not have access to the school until 6:30, also please make sure to pick up your cadets at 9:30 and no later as we no longer have access to the school.
Please consult the squadron calendar on our website for details (i.e. sign up, transportation etc.) for the following upcoming general and optional team activates.
.Marksmanship Team Only Practice Jan 22nd
.Effective Speaking Jan 23rd
.Level 5 development day Jan 28
.Music Clinic (Theory) Jan 28th
.Music Clinic (Practical) Feb 4th
.Drill Team Tryouts Feb 13th
.Cadet Correspondent Training from RCSU Mar 2nd – 16th
.Eastern Region Music Festival Mar 25-26th
.Cadet Correspondent Training from RCSU Mar 23rd – 30th
75 Squadron Holiday Canned Food Drive
Every Thursday night from January 12th to the 26th we will be collecting non-perishable (canned) food items. All items are to be dropped off with FSgt Oba de Mesquita in the cafeteria at the beginning of each training night. Please note, we will have to check expiry/best before dates on each item, please make sure to bring items that have not already expired. All donations will be brought to the Barrhaven Food Cupboard on January 26th
Marksmanship Team Only Practice
To all cadets who tried out for marksmanship, the team will be announced this thursday. For those on the team, there will be a team practice Sunday Jan 22 from 15:30 – 19:30. Please bring snacks and water (no meal provided) Order of dress: C5 (Field Training Uniform) if issued, location Manotick Legion, 5550 Ann St.
Any Cadet who is interested in partaking in effective speaking sign up here, the first session will take place Jan 23rd.
Level 5 Development day
To All level 5s, there will be a Level 5 Development day on January 28th, from 8am-4pm,and will be at the Barrhaven Legion (3500 Fallowfield Road). Bring your own lunch, dress is TBC. Sign up is here
Music Clinic (Theory)
Cadets will have the opportunity to be tested for virtually on January 28, 2023 virtually via MS Teams . Timings and further details will follow. Cadets are to sign up NLT January 25, 2023. Sign up here.
Music Clinic (Practical)
Cadets will have the opportunity to be tested virtually on February 4, 2023 virtually via MS Teams . Timings and further details will follow. Cadets are to sign up NLT January 25, 2023. Sign up here.
The 2022-23 Drill Team tryouts will be held on Monday, February 13, 2023 during practice hours(1900hrs to 2100hrs). Drill Team Commander/2IC tryouts will be held on the same night. Tryouts will be in the blue cadet dress uniform (pants, dress shirt, boots, wedge, belt, tie, & tunic.) . Your uniform will be inspected. You must advise us of any uniform issues prior to the drill team try out. You will be tested in small groups on a variety of different movements that have been covered in class.Please contact OCdt West if you have any questions or concerns ([email protected])
Eastern Region Music Festival
Cadets will have the opportunity to participate in the Eastern Region Music Festival March 25-26, 2022 in Drummondville Quebec. Timings and further details will follow. Cadets are to sign up NLT January 25, 2023. Sign up here.
Cadet Correspondent Training from RCSU
interested in some training to become a Cadet Correspondent? RSCU is providing a training course, sign-ups are here.
Interested in joining 75?
Cadet Public Affairs Team
Any Cadet who is interested in joining the Cadet Public Affairs Team? Please sign up here. On this time you will be tasked with taking photos/videos and posting to our social media. Email CI Marinelli for any questions. ([email protected]
75 & 742 Band Programs are accepting new members!
Are you interested in performing in one of our national award-winning ensembles?
Check our Brass & Reed info sheet to learn more about our Marching and concert Band!
Check our Pipes & Drums info sheet to learn more about our “Scottish” heritage ensemble!
Check our Highland Dancing info sheet to learn more about our newest addition to the Band Programs!
Questions? LCol Jean-François Lambert, 75 & 742 Band Programs, [email protected]
If there are changes to a cadets medical and/or personal information please direct them as soon as possible to [email protected]
If you are planning to leave 75 Squadron or transfer to another unit, please contact us so that we me may close your membership accordingly.
Cadets are to return DEU (Blue) uniforms that don’t fit starting. This will allow Supply to have enough blue uniforms to issue in the coming months.
Reminder that uniform parts are provided free of charge, but on loan for the duration of your membership in the cadet program, therefore they must be returned when exchanging them for another size or when leaving the Squadron.
For new cadets, you will be measured during training nights, and will be receiving your FTU a few weeks into the training year. Should you have any questions, please contact the Supply Officer, Capt Tessier ([email protected]).
Please consult the supply section of our website for further information/details
Squadron Online Kit Shop
You can find bags, toques, polos, hoodies, jackets and pants, right here in our squadron kit shop! Come take a look, order online, and find all of the 75 Squadron swag you’ve always wanted!
Parental Pick Up from Squadron Activities
While we understand that situations may unexpectedly arise from time to time, we expect that parents pick up their child in a timely manner from all cadet activities per their respective timings.