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.
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.
· Band (Highland Dancing + Small Ensemble) – October 21
· Band (Brass & Reed) – October 23
· Drill Team – October 24
· Band (Pipes and Drums) – October 24
· Commanding Officer’s Parade – October 27
· Band (Highland Dancing + Small Ensemble) – October 28
· Connaught Range Day – October 29
· Connaught Range Day – October 30
· Band (Brass & Reed) – October 30
· Drill Team – October 31
· Band (Pipes and Drums) – October 31
· Poppy Campaign – November 6 – see below.
· Biathlon November 5
. Fall Sports day – Nov 12
. Air Cadet Skills Day – Dec 3
Commanding Officer’s Parade
Next Thursday will be regular training followed by the CO’s Parade. The dress for this week is 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 shirts 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.
75 Squadron will be supporting the national poppy campaign as a part of Remembrance Day. Cadets will be assisting the Barrhaven Legion in collecting donations. Cadets will have the opportunity to support during the morning and/or afternoon of November 6th. Further details follow. If you are interested, please sign up for one of these time slots
.Pizza lunch will be provided
.40 Cadets for the morning / 40 Cadets for the afternoon
· November 6, 2022, (10:00-1300 AM)
· November 6, 2022, (13:00-1600 PM)
Air Cadet Skills Day
Saturday, December 3, 2022. 75 Squadron in partnership with the Ottawa Airport Authority, will be touring several airport facilities and getting a behind the scene look at the operations of the airport and some of their partner agencies!
Spots are limited. Tickets will be released on October 21 at 0700hrs.
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.
The first practice will be held Saturday, November 5th, from 0900 to 1100 hrs at the track behind John McCrae Secondary School. Cadets are to wear appropriate outdoor clothing. Here is the registration link.
Drill Team Practice
The first practice will be held on Monday October 17th. Please wear comfortable civilian clothing and your cadet boots. If you do not have cadet boots please wear comfortable shoes Please direct questions to OCdt West or CI McAuley.
This program consists of Brass & Reed (Marching and concert Band), Pipes & Drums, and highland dancing. Please direct interest and/or questions to LCol Lambert
Online Ground School – Glider Pilot & Power Pilot Scholarship Programs
If you are interested in applying for Glider Pilot or Power Pilot Scholarship Programs for the Summer of 2023 you must register for the Online Ground School. In order to participate in this opportunity you must meet the eligibility criteria that can be found here. To apply to participate in the Online Ground School please sign up here. Applications are open until 31 October 2022.
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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.
Please consult the supply section of our website for further information/details
Reminder to all of our cadets and parents/guardians that provincial extension of health card renewal ended at the end of September 2022.
If there are changes to a cadets medical and/or personal information please direct them as soon as possible to [email protected] If cadet require access to their CADET 365 account they can contact [email protected] for credential and login information. Please contact [email protected] so if you planning to leave 75 Squadron or transfer to another unit so that we me may close your membership accordingly.
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!
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. Pleas 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.
Questions: [email protected]