Weekly Announcements

For Monday, September 28, 2015

Ground School:

First meeting and entrance exam for ground school will take place on Thursday, September 24, 2015: 1830-2000hrs in the main classroom at LHQ (downstairs).

Orienteering:

Try-outs for the orienteering team will take place on Friday, September 25, 2015 at LHQ. Dress is PT gear and dress for the weather. Please also bring a water bottle.

Gliding:

Cadets who submitted permission forms this past Monday are reminded that we have two sessions of gliding on Saturday, September 26, 2015. The list of cadets is posted in the file below. Be sure to pay attention to the timings that were outlined on the permission form as the buses will not wait. All cadets must be in possession of their health cards. Canteen will be available with snacks and drinks for visiting cadets and staff ($0.25 water, $0.50 chips & $1.00 chocolate bars). Availability may be limited, depending on demand, and only cash will be accepted (small bills/change preferred). Cadets can also bring food/snacks of their own. Cadets are encouraged to bring books or sporting equipment (soccer ball, football, frisbees, etc.) to use while waiting to fly. Cadets are to be dressed appropriately for the weather, this includes sunscreen, hat and rain or cold weather gear.

IMPORTANT: We still have 12 spots open in total: 6 spots for morning and 6 for afternoon shift. Lt. Sharma will be at LHQ on Friday between 6 – 8pm if anyone wants to drop off permission forms.

Gliding List – 26 Sep 15

Range Team Try-Outs:

Try-Outs will occur at LHQ on Sunday, September 27, 2015. The times for individuals is in the attachment below. Please come through the back door of the squadron when you arrive. Doors will be locked 5 mins after each scheduled start time. If you miss your time, there will be no accommodations made to reschedule. It is a tight schedule so arrive on time. Comfortable civilian attire is fine.

Range Team Try Out Schedule

Cadet Fitness Testing:

Testing for all cadets in Level two and up will occur on Monday, September 28, 2015 during regular training hours. Dress is PT gear and dress for the weather. Please also bring a water bottle. Level Ones will have regular classes so dress in the usual black and white.

Supply

Uniforms for new recruits are in the process of being ordered. Please be patient as all uniforms nationally are ordered form the same place so it may take some time. As soon as they start arriving, we will get you outfitted as quickly as possible.

For returning cadets, please see below appointment list for Monday. If you miss your appointment, you will be moved to the bottom of the priority list so please ensure you make note of it and arrive at the noted time. If you are not on this list and have uniform issues, please make an appointment with supply ASAP as all cadets must be in uniform.

Supply Appointment List – 28 Sep 15

Tagging:

Spring tagging will occur on October 2, 3 and 4, 2015. Specific timings will be posted closer to that time. All cadets are expected to participate in tagging as it is our primary fundraiser. Cadets will sign up for tagging shifts through their flight sergeants.

PARENTS: We are looking for volunteers to drive the cadets to and from the tagging locations (local businesses). If you are able to assist, please see a member of our sponsoring committee (usually located at the front door of the Lions Hall on Monday evenings) to let them know. Valid driver’s license and insurance is to be presented.

Weekly Announcements

For Monday, September 21, 2015

SENIOR NCO Workshop

This will be taking place this weekend, Fri.Sep 18th – Sun.Sep 20th. See below for breakdown:

  • Friday:
    • Dress: C2 (Full Uniform with ribbons)
    • Time: 1830hrs- 2130hrs (arrive NLT 1820hrs)
    • Bring pen and paper
  • Saturday:
    • Dress: Field Training Uniform (Combats) or PT gear (or civilian equivalent suitable for weather and physical activity – only if NCOs do not have combats)
    • Time: 0815hrs-1600hrs
    • Bring pen and paper
    • Bring water and lunch; going across the street for lunch will not be permitted at all for the duration of this workshop
  •  Sunday:
    • Dress: PT gear
    • Time: 0815hrs-1600hrs
    • Bring water and lunch; going across the street for lunch will not be permitted at all for the duration of this workshop

Ground School

Sign up will continue next Monday for all eligible cadets this Monday.

First meeting for ground school will take place on 24 September 2015: 1830-2000hrs in the main classroom at LHQ (downstairs).

75th Anniversary of Air Cadets Pin

All cadets are instructed to wear the pin provided by the Air Cadet League of Canada from 1 September 2015 to 31 December 2016 in celebration of the 75th Anniversary of Air Cadets in Canada. It is only worn on the tunic (not the shirt) on the left pocket flap. Exact positioning is in the below document.

75th Anniversary – Pin Position

Supply

Uniforms for new recruits are in the process of being ordered. Please be patient as all uniforms nationally are ordered form the same place so it may take some time. As soon as they start arriving, we will get you outfitted as quickly as possible.

For returning cadets, please see below appointment list for Monday. If you miss your appointment, you will be moved to the bottom of the priority list so please ensure you make note of it and arrive at the noted time. If you are not on this list and have uniform issues, please make an appointment with supply ASAP as all cadets must be in uniform.

Supply Appointment List – 21 Sep 15

Promotions

Congratulations to all those who received promotions this past Monday! Please remember to swing by supply to exchange your slip ons. For those who were expecting a promotion and did not receive it, it is likely that you are missing a qualification (i.e., valid fitness assessment, time in rank, or something for your level). If you would like to know what that is, please swing by Administration and ask or use the Contact Us page and send us an email and we will let you know.

Welcome!

Website being updated:

Welcome to the new website for 758 Argus Royal Canadian Air Cadets. As we have previously used www.758argus.ca for the old site, please bear with us for a few days as we transition over to this site. There may be broken links and the like as we wanted to ensure that www.758argus.ca was always up and running.

We value your feedback. If there are things that you would like to see or suggestions for the site, please contact the administrator.

We hope you enjoy your experience! Please check back weekly for announcements and updates.

Fall Gliding – 26 Sep 15

Attention all cadets:

We will be conducting two half day gliding sessions on the above date open to ALL cadets. Priority will be given to first year cadets but please submit a form anyways and if there is space, we will back fill with other cadets. Please see the below permission form for details.

Gliding Permission Form – 26 Sep 15