Weekly Routine Order (WRO) 2023/24-02 – Week 2 09SEP2022

09 September 2023

RO Number
2023/24 – 02

CO’s Message
Welcome Back 809!

After a long, and I hope fun, summer break, I’d like to welcome you back by having a Squadron BBQ this upcoming Wednesday evening.   More information is down below

The staff and myself are looking forward to seeing all of you and hearing the stories of how you spent your summer.

This year is going to start off in quick fashion as we have several events already scheduled for the month of September.

We’ve also had our first bottle drive for the year this past Saturday.   Thanks to all the Cadets and Parents that came out to help.   We had a great showing.

A reminder to all cadets that attended last Wednesday’s parade night.   Make sure to have your cadet code of conduct, and your Annual Validation Form reviewed, signed and returned this week.   For everyone that missed last week,  see me on Wednesday for your forms

Let’s begin.

809 Officer and Senior Cadet Staff positions

Commanding Officer (CO):
Deputy Commanding Office (DCO):
Training Officer (TrgO):
Assistant Training Officer (ATrgO):
Administration Officer (AdminO):
Supply Officer (SupO):
Squadron Warrant Officer:
Squadron Deputy Warrant Officer:

Where: Squadron HQ
When: 13SEP2023
Who: All Cadets and Staff
Dress: C5 (cadets), CADPAT (officers), Golf Shirt & Khaki’s (CI’s/CV’s)
Duty Officer: Lt Russell

Training Night Schedule (From SRO’s)

Parade Night Timetable
Begins Ends Period
18:15 18:30 Building Open, Parade Set-Up
18:30 18:45 Uniform Inspection/Opening Parade
18:45 19:20 Period 1
19:25 20:00 Period 2
20:00 20:15 Break
20:15 20:50 Period 3
20:50 21:00 Clean-Up Trg Areas/Parade
21:00 21:15 Closing Parade
21:15 21:30 Building Closed


There are no classes this Wednesday night.   Instead, we’ll be having a welcome back BBQ
Please invite your parents, siblings and friends to take part.   We’d especially like to meet any of your friends that would be interested in joining the squadron.

For those of you who don’t know, there is an award to be presented at the end of the year for the top recruiter.   Let’s see who that will be.

There will be a parent information meeting on Wednesday as well.   So, please make sure to encourage your parents to come.

Note: If you cannot make it to a mandatory cadet activity, or one that you’ve signed up to attend, you need to call the squadron @ 905-468 7584 and leave a message, or send an email to 809air@cadets.gc.ca,  indicating your reason for not attending.    Failure to do so will result in being marked as absent without excuse and will affect your standings towards training. 

September Events

1. Level 4 Area Directed Activity

Where: Robert Land Academy
When: Sunday, September 17 – 0900-1400
Who: All level 4 cadets
Dress: C5 (FTU)
Transportation: Parental Drop Off
Special instructor training to be delivered by NGTA Staff.  See email sent to all level cadets on Sunday, September 10.

2. Monday Night NCO Training:

All Monday night activities for the month of September will be geared towards senior NCO development.    As a completment to the Level 4 training being offered this Saturday by the NGTA, we will be going over classroom instruction, drill instruction and leadership skills.    All level 4’s and 5’s are to attend.    All other levels are not required for this training and have Monday nights off until October.
3. 124 Branch Royal Canadian Legion – Decoration Day:

Where: Niagara Lakeshore Cemetery – 1483 Lakeshore Rd, NOTL
When: Sunday, September 17 @ 1340hrs (1:30pm)
Who: All cadets and staff
OIC: Lt Couroux
Dress: Cadets – C1A, Officers – 1A, Civilians – Business Formal

809 Newark RCACS will assist 124 Nelles Branch of the Royal Canadian Legion (our main sponsor) by providing a marching contingent to salute and honour the Veterans of Niagara On The Lake who served their country and have since passed away.

The squadron will assemble at 1340 hrs in C1A at the cemetery

This Week’s Activities:

Date Day Activity Location Dress OIC
11 Sep 2023 Monday Level 4 and Level 5 Training Squadron HQ Appropriate Civilian Attire
13 Sep 2023 Wednesday Welcome Back BBQ & Parent Meeting Squadron HQ Cadets: C5

Officers: CADPAT

17 Sep 2023 Sunday Level 4 ADA Training Robert Land Academy C5
17 Sep 2023 Sunday Decoration Day Niagara Lakeshore Cemetery Cadets: C1A

Officers: 1A

Upcoming October Activities:

Date Day Activity Location Dress OIC
01 Oct 2023 Saturday Gliding Niagara Region Airport Appropriate Civilian Attire
13 Oct 2023 – 15 Oct 2023 Weekend Exercise Niagara Challenger Chippewa Creek CA Cadets: FTU’s

Officers: CADPAT


I’m looking forward to starting an exciting new training year.   See each of you on Wednesday evening.

D Couroux

Commanding Officer
809 Newark RCACS