28 June 2017

Summer Camp

If you are scheduled to go to 6 week summer camp or a camp that starts around 8 July and you have not have a copy of your Offer of Participation or your travel itinerary, please contact Capt Groome ASAP.
nathan.groome@cadets.gc.ca

For those leave for camp later in the summer, you may contact Capt Groome two weeks before your camp.

04 June 2017

Summer Camp Info Night

We will be conducting a summer camp info night for all cadets who are attending a summer camp this year and their parents.  Joining instructions will be posted soon and movement orders will be available at the meeting.

When: Monday, 12 Jun - 7-9pm

Where: 746 Sqn, Hangar #5

Who: All cadets how are going to summer camp, along with their parent(s).

IMPORTANT - Cadets with food sensitivities or non-food related anaphylaxis MUST complete this form before they can attend a summer camp. This form must be brought to the summer camp meeting.

If you are on this list you were selected for camp and need to be at the info meeting. If you are not on this list there is no need to attend this meeting. (updated)


Albert Head, Comox, Quadra, Vernon Joining Instructions

Cold Lake Joining Instructions

Any Questions can be directed to Capt Groome - Nathan.Groome@cadets.gc.ca

Kraus Bro's Fundraising Opportunity


As you are aware, the activities that our cadets enjoy through out the training year require a great deal of money. The Federal Government supplies some of the funding but there is always a large need to find additional funding. This falls on the shoulders of the 746 squadron. It is crucial that we earn this funding to ensure the activities our cadets enjoy are not compromised. Please parents, we need you to do your part and volunteer. To help out on all the fund raising ventures put on by our 746 Sponsoring Committee.

Once again, we have been offered the great opportunity to earn some needed funds over the next three months. This involves helping to direct traffic and help people to park their cars at the Krause Berry Farms in Aldergrove. This is typically a 4 to 5 hour shift, which is not too difficult. The shifts are as follows:

Sunday June 18, 2017, from 8:30am to approximately 1:30pm.

Saturday July 01, 2017, from 8:30am to approximately 1:30pm.

Saturday July 08, 2017, from 8:30am to approximately 1:30pm.

Sunday July 16, 2017, from 8:30am to approximately 1:30pm.

Sunday July 23, 2017, from 8:30am to approximately 1:30pm.

Sunday August 06, 2017, from 8:30am to approximately 1:30pm.

Monday August 07, 2017, from 8:30am to approximately 1:30pm.

**There may be more shifts as Krause organizes more events. **

Please check to see which shifts will work for you, and sign up for as many as you can. You may not be required to work all your shifts. Reply to Paul Warman at taz21@shaw.ca or (604) 856-7221. Also, we will be present at the squadron, the ACR ceremonies, and the year-end bar-b-que signing up parents. We desperately need your help. Thank you in advance.

Please be assured that your telephone number and e-mail is held confidential, and will be used solely by the 746 Squadron and the Sponsoring Committee. 

Paul Warman
Parent Member

746 Squadron Sponsoring Committee

03 April 2017

Marksmanship Zone Results:


On 25 Feb our Sqn sent three teams to the Fraser Valley Zone Competition and the results are out! Team A will be heading to the Provincial shoot in Vernon this weekend, Great job and good luck!

Team Placing: (13 Teams)
Team A placed 1st
Team C placed 3rd
Team B placed 4th

Junior category: Overall placing
FCpl Wong placed 1st
FCpl Ballendine placed 2nd
LAC Singh placed 3rd

Open Category: All Shooters (69 shooters)
WO2 Neithercut placed 2nd
Sgt Tessier placed 3rd
FCpl Wong placed 4th

16 February 2017

Senior NCO Promotions

This year for all cadets wishing to be promoted to the rank of Sergeant and above.  Please read through and carefully follow the instructions on the attached forms.

Dates for Warrant boards will be announced shortly.

Deadline for memos to be handed in is Thursday, 2 Mar @ 20:10hrs.  Memos must be handed into Lt O'Neill by this deadline.

Sergeants Policy
Flight Sergeants Policy
Warrant Policy

Squadron GCK Manual

Questions and concerns may be directed to Capt Groome.

19 November 2016

Parking Lot Safety

IMPORTANT NOTICE

With over 160 cadets at our squadron, drop off and pickup time on Thursday night at cadets has become increasingly congested.  Please try to drop off your cadets or 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.

Also it is important to keep your speed to a MAXIMUM of 15kph driving in and out of the roadway.  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.



12 September 2016

Squadron Promotion Policy

This year for all cadets wishing to be promoted to the rank of Sergeant and above.  Please read through and carefully follow the instructions on the attached forms.

Dates for Warrant boards will be announced shortly.

Deadline for memos to be handed in is Thursday, 29 Sept @ 20:10hrs.  Memos must be handed into Lt O'Neill by this deadline.

Sergeants Policy
Flight Sergeants Policy
Warrant Policy

Squadron GCK Manual

Questions and concerns may be directed to Capt Groome.

17 May 2016

FTX Unconceivable Pics

Click on the pick for the pictures from FTX Unconceivable.


12 May 2016

Year End Review

Please select the link to your current level to review this training year.

Level One

Level Two

Level Three

Level Four

Level Five/Six

17 March 2016

Ottawa Trip Pics

Check out the Ottawa Trip pics here.

06 January 2015

BOTTLE RECYCLING

An easy way to help your squadron with it's fundraising efforts is to return your empty bottles for refund and have the money put towards our squadrons account.  Details are as follows:

Location:
Willowbrook Recycling
19641 - 60th Ave
Langley
Account #: 238

Please take your cans and bottles there as they help out our squadron

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

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.

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.
Click for PDF