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Weekly Routine Orders – Week of 20 Jan 19

Date
20 Jan 19

RO Number
19-03

Summary
We’re now in the final week leading up to the Niagara Air Group (NAG) Sports Competition. We’ll be running sports team practice on Monday night from 2000h-2100h (8pm-9pm) following Drill Team practice. We will be taking the entire evening on Wednesday to conduct our Flight Sports Competition and get some extra practice in before the event on Saturday. If there is any cadet who won’t be able to make the Saturday competition, please let me know right away.

National course interviews are coming up on 26 Jan and mock interviews will take place at 1900h (7:00pm) on Tuesday night at 809 HQ.

Thanks to everyone who volunteered to pick up bottles after the first weekend of the Niagara-on-the-Lake Ice Wine Festival. If you’re available for next week’s pickup, please don’t hesitate to sign up at the following link: https://809cadets.ca/events/event-sign-ups/.

Cadets who are interested in the Niagara Cadet Winter Gala on 2 Feb 19 at the Lake Street Armoury should bring their money for tickets in on Wednesday evening. Tickets are $25 each. Once again, dress code will be semi-formal or C8 mess dress.

Training Night
23 Jan 19

CAF Member Dress
Sports Gear or CADPAT

Cadet Dress
Sports Gear: All Cadets

Training Night Routine

Activity Timings
Building Open, Parade Setup 1815-1830
Fall-in, Inspection, Opening Parade 1830-1845
Period One 1845-1920
Period Two 1925-2000
Break 2000-2015
Period Three 2015-2050
Clean Up Training Areas and Parade Square 2050-2100
Fall-in, Closing 2100-2115
Dismissal 2115

Duty Personnel
Duty Officer: 2Lt Nicolescu

Training Night Schedule


Period 1
1845-1915
Period 2
1925-1955
Period 3
2015-2045
Level One PO/EO MX05.01a MX05.01b MX05.01c
Description Flight Sports Competition Flight Sports Competition Flight Sports Competition
Level Two PO/EO MX05.01a MX05.01b MX05.01c
Description Flight Sports Competition Flight Sports Competition Flight Sports Competition
Level Three PO/EO MX05.01a MX05.01b MX05.01c
Description Flight Sports Competition Flight Sports Competition Flight Sports Competition
Level Four PO/EO MX05.01a MX05.01b MX05.01c
Description Flight Sports Competition Flight Sports Competition Flight Sports Competition

This Week’s Activities

Date Day Activity Location Dress OIC
21 Jan 19 1900-2000 Monday Optional Training Night
(Drill Team)
809 HQ (CNC) Civilian
(Boots and Wedge)
WO1 Couroux
21 Jan 19 2000-2100 Monday Optional Training Night
(Sports)
809 HQ (CNC) Civilian or Sports Gear WO2 Carbone
23 Jan 19 1830-2100 Wednesday Mandatory Training Night
(Flight Sports Competition)
809 HQ (CNC) Sports Gear 2Lt Nicolescu
26 Jan 19 0630-1800 Saturday Niagara Air Group (NAG) Sports Competition Cayuga Secondary School Sports Gear OCdt Couroux
26 Jan 19 Saturday National Course Interviews TBA C1 TBA

Upcoming Activities

Date Day Activity Location Dress OIC
27 Jan 19 Sunday Niagara Icewine Festival Bottle Pickup Niagara-on-the-Lake Old Town Civilian (Cadet Toque) Mr. Zalepa
28 Jan 19 1900-2000 Monday Optional Training Night
(Drill Team)
809 HQ (CNC) Civilian
(Boots and Wedge)
WO1 Couroux
28 Jan 19 2000-2100 Monday Optional Training Night
(Sports)
809 HQ (CNC) Civilian or Sports Gear WO2 Carbone
30 Jan 19 1830-2100 Wednesday Mandatory Training Night 809 HQ (CNC) C2/C3 OCdt Couroux
2 Feb 19 Saturday Niagara Cadet Winter Gala Lake Street Armoury C8 TBA

J. Lemoine
Captain
Commanding Officer
809 Newark RCACS

Training This Week: Mon 25 & Wed 27 Sep

MONDAY: Drill Team 7-8pm Range 8-9 pm ALL CADETS WELCOME FOR BOTH ACTIVITIES

Flight Club will commence next Mon 2 Oct 17.

NOTE: please be aware that 2 independent inspections and a staff mtg will be taking place this evening. Capt Lemoine and Capt Palumbo will not be available to meet with parents. Please email/txt and they will make themselves available on Wednesday night if you need them.

WEDNESDAY:

PARENT BRIEFING: This is for all parents – especially new cadets – and will take approx. 45 mins. It is a good intro to all things that are happening this year at the sqn as well as an intro to our incoming Commanding Officer with timings etc.

Where: Gymnasium

Time: 645-730pm

VIMY MEETING: This meeting is MANDATORY for all VIMY participants & their parents/guardians.

WHERE: Gymnasium

TIME: 730pm-2015pm (immediately following the parent briefing)

Cadets and Parents/Guardians are requested to bring a pen/notebook.

MERIT REVIEW BOARD FILE REVIEW: All second year level 5 cadets (FSgt) and WOII Cadets will be required to do a file review in preparation for their interview on Wed 18 Oct 2017. Please meet with Capt Palumbo & Capt Lemoine at break to discuss the requirements.

Duty Officer
CI Thiffault

Duty NCM

FCpl Mannella

Dress
C2B: Sgt, FSgt, WO2, WO1
C4A: AC, LAC, Cpl, FCpl

BIRTHDAY CUPCAKE WEDNESDAY! Happy Birthday to all Cadets with a July, August & September Birthday. Thank you to CI Thiffault for baking the cupcakes!

 

Drill Team Party

Just a reminder to the drill team members that there’s a Pizza party tonight at the Sand Trap (Corner of Mary and Dorchester in Old town).  1830-2000hrs.   See you there.

OCdt Couroux

 

 

Drill Team Parents!

Do you want to watch your cadet compete at the WOA Drill Competition this wknd? Don’t know where you’re going?

Hop in with Capt Palumbo – she has room for 6 ppl. Text her to “reserve” your spot. If you would like to drive yourself – msg Capt Palumbo for directions. Cell: 289-783-1942

MEET: Toys R Us parking lot St. Catharines (just off the Lake St exit on the QEW)

TIME: 530am, Sunday 14 May 17

BRING: Coffee, camera, snacks

We will be returning immediately following their competition time (scheduled for 8am inspection, 830am time on the square) – anticipated return time to St. Catharines 11am.

Drill Team: WOA Band and Drill Competition

It’s that time again. The WOA Band and Drill competition is coming up this weekend. As per last year, we’ll be staying over night at Fanshaw College in London. We’re slated for breakfast and lunch on Sunday. Make sure you have supper before departing on Saturday night as we won’t be stopping for food. Bed linens will also be provided.

Here are the timings:

Saturday May 13:
1815 hrs (6:15pm) – Assemble @ Virgil Public School for 1830hrs departure

Sunday May 14:
0800 hrs – Inspection
0830 hrs – Performance
1230 hrs – Depart for home (approx. arrival in Virgil 1500hrs – 3:00pm)

Bring with you the following:

  • Uniform – Carry with you – C2 (full uniform, shirt and tie, ribbons – no medals)
  • Wear your Drill Team hoodie & track pants or shorts
  • Sleep wear
  • Toiletries
  • Towel
  • Health card
  • Something to do in your down time. Don’t bring anything with you that you wouldn’t like to lose.

Remember to work hard and to have fun. This is what we’ve been working for all year. Parents, my cell phone is below for emergencies only. See you Saturday.

Regards,
Dan Couroux
CI – 809 Newark Sqn RCACS
289-257-6484

Monday Night Training

DRILL TEAM: 7-8pm – wear your drill boots and wedge

FLIGHT CLUB: 8-9pm – Capt M Palumbo from the Niagara Flying Site (where we go gliding), will be out tonight to work on cross-country, touch-and-go and more complicated map and simulator flying skills.

SPORTS: 8-9pm – Let loose inside and out of the rain. Floor hockey, soccer and dodgeball. Running shoes required – no jeans.

Wed Night Training

Duty Officer
CI Lemoine

Dress
C2: Sgt, FSgt, WO2, WO1
C3: AC, LAC, Cpl, FCpl

Great practices to everyone that participated on the weekend – the Range Team is READY! Sunday is our competition – parents are welcome to come and spectate.

TAGGING IS THIS WKND – schedule will be confirmed tonight with all cadets. We still have spots open for SUNDAY.