This weekend on Sunday, June 3, RCAC# 768 Jet Ranger Squadron celebrated their 2012 ACR. The chief guest was Gary Clarke-Marlow, the staff sergeant from the RCMP besides many other guests from the city and outstation, as well as invited guests from the Legion Branch 94.
The air cadets made all the parents and officers proud with their performance. The review panel inspected the parade and their uniform. Awards were handed out to the Cadets for their outstanding work done throughout the year. After speeches from the esteemed guests, all were ushered inside the Legion by President Sonia Bland and the staff to be joined by the cadets and their parents/relatives and siblings. Snacks were served by the parents and all mingled around. Everyone was encouraged to go through the display boards put up by the cadets. A few cadets explained the display boards to the guest.
The following cadets were the recipient of various awards;
Top Level One: LAC Lee Verge and LAC Jess Cameron
Top Level Two: Cpl. Haiden Watson
Top Level Three: Sgt. Brian Fisher
Commanding Officers Award: WO2 Nanake Sabbarwal
Warrant Officer Award: Flt. Cpl. Chevy Elston
Esprit de Corps: Sgt. Brian Fisher
Lord Strathcona Medal: WO2 Jake Lisk
Legion Medal of Excellence: Sgt. Isaac Bland
Top Effective Speaking: Sgt. Brian Fisher
Top Junior First Aid: Cpl. Haiden Watson
Top Senior First Aid: WO2 Jake Lisk
It was mentioned that the squadron’s Senior First Aid team came 3rd in the Province and the junior team came in 13th.
Rae Gage, who was the parent sponsoring committee’s treasurer for 10 years (volunteer), was also given a special long service award.
We would like to offer a special thanks to our sponsors, Legion Branch 94, for allowing us to use their facilities and for their financial and moral support. We would also like to extend our thanks to the Ladies Auxiliary of Branch 94 for supporting us during our annual dinner and other events.