Band Practice – October 30

Band practice on Monday, October 30 is cancelled due to construction at Sunbury Hall.

Please tell your friends who are in the squadron band that it is cancelled.

Thank you,

Fsgt Zheng


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Legion Poppy Campaign – Update

The Legion informed us last evening that there is a change to the schedule for Sunday.  For tomorrow the 29th and Sunday November 5th, we will only be completing one shift for poppies.  The updated shift time is 12:00 to 5:00 pm.

I realize that this is late notice, but if any cadets that had signed up for the morning, are able to switch to the afternoon, it would be greatly appreciated.  You can arrive at the mall for the updated time, without notifying us.

If the afternoon shift could please adjust their timings with a start time of noon vs. 1pm

Thanks for your patience Major MacDonald


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Uniform Assistance

New to cadets?  Some helpful information is on the website under the Cadet Resources tab.

This includes Uniform and Dress Regulations

  • Air Cadet Badges – where to place your 819 shoulder flashes
  • Boots & Socks – mad skills video on how to polish your boots and lace your boots
  • Tie – How to tie a tie – mad skills video

Check it out

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Legion Poppy Days

819 Skyhawk Squadron will be assisting the Royal Canadian Legion with their annual Poppy Campaign.

Dress of the day will be C2’s.  Cadets are to meet In the Mall at 72nd and 120th, right outside Save-On-Foods, where they will be dispersed to near by locations for their shift

Cadets are expected to sign up for one of the following shifts:  Please discuss with your parents as sign up sheets will be available next Tuesday evening October 17th

10/27/2017 Fri Oct 1730 – 2100
10/28/2017 Sat Oct 0900 – 1300
10/28/2017 Sat Oct 1300 – 1800
10/29/2017 Sun Oct 0900 – 1300
10/29/2017 Sun Oct 1300 – 1800
11/3/2017 Fri Nov 1730 – 2100
11/4/2017 Sat Nov 0900 – 1300
11/4/2017 Sat Nov 1300 – 1800
11/5/2017 Sun Nov 0900 – 1300
11/5/2017 Sun Nov 1300 – 1800


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October MRO’s

October Monthly Routine Orders have been posted to the Cadet Resources area on the squadron website.

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Exercise Fall Back

819 RCACS cadets will participate in Exercise “Fall Back”, to be conducted at Columbia Valley Area C, Chilliwack 13-15 Oct 2017.  This exercise is classified as a Mandatory Training exercise for all Level 1, and 2 Cadets.

The cadets will be going to the following location – Columbia Valley Training Site – Area C.  Columbia Valley Training Site is located within Cultas Lake Provincial Park.

CADETS WILL BE REQUIRED TO BE AT 819 LHQ North Delta Rec Centre LHQ Friday Oct 13th at 1730hrs (5:30), and are to be picked up Sunday October 15th 2017 at 1600 hrs (4pm) at 819 LHQ.  Please ensure your cadet has eaten dinner before you drop them off.

Please download, print and sign a copy of the permission slip.   This permission slip is to be returned no later than TUESDAY 10 Oct 2017.

Please download, print and pack your gear according to the Kit List.

Further details for Level 1 cadets (New Entries) will be discussed with the cadets and their parents closer to the FTX.

Please direct any questions to Major MacDonald on a parade night (Tuesday’s)

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Terry Fox Run – Volunteers

Where:  North Delta Rec Center

When: Sunday 17 September

Time:     08:15 to 11:30

Dress: Appropriate civilian clothing (no sandals)

The following cadets have been accepted as volunteers for this years Terry Fox Run:

FSgt Louie, I

FSgt Minty, P

Sgt Yang, M

FCpl Tang, S

Sgt Yu, I

Sgt Smith, K

Sgt Basi, J

FCpl Lei, K

FCpl Xu, J

Please meet me by the outside doors Sunday morning close to the coffee shop.

Thanks Major MacDonald

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Battle of Britain Parade

When: Sunday September 17th, 2017

Where: Boundary Bay Airport

Time: 1130 hrs to 1600 hrs

Dress: dress of the day is C-1’s

Special Instructions: Bring your lunch, parents are welcome to attend the parade  which will start at 1330 hrs

Band: Cadets wanting to participate in the mass band are required to arrive at the Airport at 1000 hrs with your instruments.  Please download and print the required music prior to your arrival at 637 Arrows website

Parade Positions: Cadets that are interested in a parade position.  Tryouts will be held 15 SEP 17  1900hrs-2100hrs at the Whalley Legion Annex.  13525 106 Avenue Surrey BC. There will be a parade practice for those selected on the 16th 1000hrs-1130hrs with location to be determined at the try outs.  Dress for tryouts is C2A

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September MRO’s

September Monthly Routine Orders have been posted to the Cadet Resources area on the squadron website

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77th Battle of Britain Commemorative Parade

September 17th, 2017 – Boundary Bay Airport

LCol. (ret) Maryse Carmichael Honourary President of the Air Cadet League of Canada has been invited to be our Reviewing Officer

Confirmed flying activities include the RCAF, a Harvard Mark II and the Fraser Blues 3-aircraft Demonstration Team.  Planned static displays for after the Parade include: locally-owned Harvards and Stearman Bi-plane, Air Cadet C-182 Tow-plane and glider.

Additional details will be provided for cadet timings etc., closer to the date.

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