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18 October 2014

Farewell Maj Kelly


We would like to thank Major Sean Kelly for his years of faithful service with 746 Lightning Hawk Squadron. 

Maj Kelly has seen the Sqn transition through a number of Commanding Officers; been involved in relocating the Sqn several times and even a Sqn name change.  Whether it was his time as a Cadet; or volunteering when he was an MP; to enrolling as an Officer; and ultimately becoming the Commanding Officer, Maj Kelly always served 746 Sqn with honour and pride.  He routinely challenged his staff and Cadets to achieve their best, while providing guidance and mentorship along the way; this has led to the growth and continued success of the Sqn. 


We would like to thank Maj Kelly from the bottom of our hearts and wish him the best of luck at 204 Black Maria Sqn.  You will be missed.

07 October 2014

PARENT SOCIAL CHANGE

We have had a change in date and venue for our upcoming parent social in November.  The new date will be FRIDAY NOVEMBER 21st at 6:00 Pm and will now be at Jimmy Mac's in Port Kells.  This is a new date and location as the original location is no longer available for us to use.  Tickets will be on sale soon.  We will keep you posted as soon as they are ready for purchase.  

15 September 2014

JUNIOR NCO COURSE

The Junior NCO course will occur every Monday from 29 Sep 14 to 10 Nov 14. The purpose of this course is to develop the leadership potential in Corporals and Flight Corporals. An application can be found here and only 20 spots are available. Selection is based on age, merit, and eligibility for promotion. All Applications must be handed in to 2Lt Attwood by the end of the 19 Sep 14 training night.

2Lt Attwood

28 June 2014

Squadron Photos!

The pictures of this year's Annual Ceremonial Review, in addition to the Mess Dinner and other functions of this year, have officially been posted!

The officers and Sponsoring Committee of 746 would like to thank Rima Dickson for her devotion to our squadron this year and ensuring that we have these wonderful pictures taken!

All cadets and parents are reminded that these photos are for personal consumption only. We hope you enjoy them!

50th Annual Cermonial Review Photos

Mess Dinner Photos

05 June 2014

Museum of Flight Air Cadet Membership Form

IF you would like to sign up for the FREE Air Cadet Membership form for the Museum of Flight at the Langley Airport, you can do so by downloading and filling out the application form and bringing it in into the squadron.

Membership includes:
- FREE Admission (including one guest) to the museum
- FREE admission to Seattle Museum of Flight, Squamish Westcoast Railway Museum, and the Military Museum in Chilliwack
- Subscription to our quarterly Glidepath newletter
- 15% discount on all regular priced gift shop items

Application Form available HERE.

Cadets are encouraged to participate and volunteer as they will be able to win a flight in one of the vintage planes at the museum!!

Questions for the flight museum can be sent to info@canadianflight.com ; website: canadianflight.org

07 February 2013

Parking Lot Safety

Pickup time on Thursday night at cadets has become increasingly congested.  If possible, please try to park near the Museum of Flight or in the parking spots near the entrance to the airport.  Please do not pull into the driveway nearest the Hangar.  It is a very busy area with pedestrians.

Please keep your speed to a minimum.  It is quite dark in the area and there are many people walking to different areas.

Cadets please remember you are wearing dark clothing and are very hard to see on dark rainy nights.  Be aware of the vehicles around you and try to stay in lit areas.

The safety and well being of the Cadets is important.  Thank you for your cooperation.

New: Cadet Reference Manual

It is important for cadets to have access to the essential information that they need to perform the basic duties of a member of the Royal Canadian Air Cadet Program; and specifically 746 Lightning Hawk Squadron. As a result, the squadron has published a "Cadet Reference Manual" which contains all of the general knowledge that cadets are expected to know. This manual is an important resource. It's contents should be read and understood by all members of the squadron from the newest recruit to the most senior cadet.

The document is available in .pdf form and can be downloaded directly from the following link (Adobe Reader Required):

The manual is divided into 3 chapters:
  1. Drill
  2. General Cadet Knowledge, and
  3. Cadet Training
While we do not expect cadets to commit this information to memory, we do expect that cadets will reference the manual as often as required and search for answers to any questions first in the manual before using the chain of command. Cadets who would like to test their understanding of the manual's material are encouraged to take the optional "Comprehension Quiz" located at the following link: Comprehension Quiz.

Any questions about the Cadet Reference Manual should be addressed through the chain of command.

26 November 2012

Squadron Standing Orders

The first version of the new and improved 746 Lightning Hawk Squadron Standing Orders has been published and is available here: https://docs.google.com/file/d/0B3fa4EufD061UFZNR2pNdk50Q1k/edit
This is a working document that should be used as a reference for all cadets. Paper copies are posted around the squadron.

05 March 2012

746 Social Media

Connecting with cadets, their parents, and the public has always been a priority for 746 Lightning Hawk. In an effort to improve accessibility of information, 746 is embracing the benefits of social media. Now you can "like" us on Facebook and/or "follow" us on Twitter. Here are the details:
We look forward to interacting with you online. We would like to remind cadets that, even online, they are  responsible for maintaining their professionalism. We also hope that you'll share any photos, stories, or kudos with us and help promote the squadron to the public.

12 February 2011

General Cadet Knowledge Pocket Aide Memoire

The following pocket-sized GCK Aide Memoire can be printed and folded by cadets as a quick reference guide. Remember, this is basic information that all cadets should know.
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