1. There will be a gliding day on Sunday Oct 15th for those interested in attending. Permission forms will be going home tonight and must be returned by Thursday Oct 12th. There are only 15 spots available and priority will be given to Senior cadets as this will be the unit’s first gliding day since the spring of 2017. If you hand in a permission slip and are no longer able to attend, please send an email to Captain McGinley (mcginleyg@638aircadets.ca) as soon as possible to ensure that the spot is filled. 
  1. Also upcoming is a 2 day overnight event hosted by OSLA (Ottawa Saint Lawrence Area) on the 20th – 22nd of October. The event will include various activities: C7 familiarization (16 yrs and above), Abseil, Obstacle course, marksmanship, and more . There are limited spots available and the event is geared more towards senior cadets, however any level cadet can apply to attend. If you are interested please put your name down on the signup sheet at the attendance table prior to leaving tonight. The last night we will be taking sign ups is Thursday Oct 12th 2023.
  1. Validation form packages were handed out Thursday Sept 14th, 2023 and all 3 forms (validation, code of conduct, squadron handbook acknowledgement forms) are to be completed, signed and returned no later than October 5, 2023, that tonight. If you have not handed in your forms, you are no longer able to participate in any cadet activities until you do so.
  1. Biathlon practice is canceled for Monday, October 9th due to it being Thanksgiving. Next practice will be Monday, October 16th at the Pembroke Armoury from 1830 to 2030 hrs. This is open to all cadets, simply show up if you are interested in participating. For more information you may email Captain Frampton (framptonh@638aircadets.ca). 
  1. Next week (Oct 12th, 2023) is regular training back at the Armoury. Dress is FTU. 
  1. If you require replacement uniform parts, please speak with Cpl Bulmer as soon as possible. In the meantime, appropriate civilian attire will be acceptable for parade nights.
  1. If you are interested in applying for PPS GPS, please see CI Hill following the parade. CI Hill can also be contacted via email at hills@638aircadets.ca. Deadline for signups is Thursday Oct 12th.
    1. Requirements for GPS (Glider Pilot Scholarship)
      1. Level 3 completed by June of the Current Training Year
      2. 16 years of age by Sept 1st, 2024
    2. Requirements for PPS (Power Pilot Scholarship)
      1. Level 4 completed by June of the Current Training Year
      2. 17 years of age by Sept 1st 2024

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