Air Cadets host Annual Ceremonial Review and Change of Command

On Monday May 13 the #723 Moose Mountain Air Cadets welcomed Captain Velvet Pomedli, Cadet League Representative Rob Wilson, Nation Air Cadet League Lifetime Member Irene Doty and legion Member Jack Wilson to take part in their Annual Ceremonial Review and Change of Command.

         The evening consisted of the inspection of the Cadets, a march past, presentation of awards, a drill demonstration, effective speaking and an address from a few dignitaries and the Reviewing officer.

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         Captain Derek Huenison has now retired as the Commanding Officer and Lt. Patrick Ross will be the new Commanding Officer.  OCDT Jenny Schrader-Dufresne joined as an officer in April 2014 and will be missed in her supply role at the squadron. 

         This year the cadets took part in a large number of training activities which included Little Kenosee Fall Campout, Zone Curling Host, Regina Citizenship Tour, Remembrance Day Services, Camp Saskadet Winter Campout, Spring Weekend Training at CFB Shilo and Gliding in Moose Jaw. 

         Summer Training includes General Training (Cold Lake AB), Basic Fitness and Sports (Cold Lake AB), Drill Gimli MB).

         Captain Huenison listed over the past five years the following noteworthy achievements: three pilot scholarships; citizenship tours to Calgary, Edmonton, Moose Jaw, Ottawa and Regina; over 30 regional and national Cadet Summer Training opportunities to the destinations of: Quadra, Vernon, Comox, Cold Lake, Regina, Gimli, Whitehorse and North Bay as well as weekly local training.  All of this was administered at next to no cost to the cadet or their families.

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