Welcome to 191 RCACS

Announcements

Level 2 & 3 Law Courts Tour - Tuesday, February 20:
All Level 2 & 3 Cadets will be participating in a tour of the Manitoba Law Courts as part of the citizenship component of the program.  This is mandatory for all Level 2 & 3 Cadets
Time: 6:45 - 9 PM (Note: if siblings are in Level 1 or 4 they should be dropped off at ANAVETS first and then picked up after)
Dress: C2 (Full uniform with ribbons if applicable)
Location: Manitoba Law Courts (408 York Ave)


Level 4 - Leadership & Drill Assessments:
All Level 4 Cadets will be completing their Leadership and Drill assessments on Tuesday, February 20.  This is one of the mandatory requirements for passing your level so it is important you attend.
Any questions can be directed to your Level Warrant Officer or Level Officer.

Level 1 & 4 Law Courts Tour - Tuesday, February 27:
All Level 1 & 4 Cadets will be participating in a tour of the Manitoba Law Courts as part of the citizenship component of the program.  This is mandatory for all Level 1 & 4 Cadets
Time: 6:45 - 9 PM (Note: if siblings are in Level 2 or 3 they should be dropped off at ANAVETS first and then picked up after)
Dress: C2 (Full uniform with ribbons if applicable)
Location: Manitoba Law Courts (408 York Ave)

Perogy Fundraiser - Extended until Tuesday, February 27:
Delivery and pick up will be on Tuesday, March 13. 
Thank you for your support to 191 RCACS and your cadets!

Level 3+ Narratives - Due Tuesday, February 27:
All cadets in level 3 and up are required to submit a narrative by Tuesday, February 27.  The narrative is used for many purposes including: recommending cadets for awards, helping the staff ensure you are getting the most out of the program and allowing us to see what the strengths and weaknesses of the squadron are.  There is no minimum or maximum length to the narrative.
Your narrative should include the following information:

  • Why you joined cadets
  • What your goals in cadets are
  • What your favourit and least favourite thing about cadets is
  • What activities you are involved in at cadets, in school and in the community.  You should focus on sports, volunteering activities and other clubs you are involved in
  • What your future career goals are


Annual Validations - PAST DUE:
Annual Validations were handed out on Tuesday, September 5.  They were due by November, 30.  Cadets are not allowed to participate in cadet activities until a completed annual validation is returned to Lt Strom.  The following cadets have outstanding annual validations:

  • Sgt Mingi Kim
  • FCpl Jungi Kim
  • FCpl Shim


New Cadet Registrations Now being Accepted:
We are looking for youth age 12-18 to join 191 Squadron!  Please come by on a Tuesday night at 6:30 PM for registration information.  We meet at ANAVETS located at 3584 Portage Avenue.  We require government issued ID for the applicant.  Examples of accepted ID include a Canadian Birth Certificate, Canadian Passport, Permanent Resident Card, Canadian Visa, Canadian Study Permit and Manitoba Identification Card. Please contact us for more information.

Post-Secondary Scholarships:
Numerous Post-Secondary Scholarships are available to Air Cadets currently in Grade 12 that will be entering post-secondary education in the Fall of 2018.  Please find the applicaiton forms, deadlines and all other information on the Scholarships Tab.
Any questions can be directed to Capt J Fichtner.

191 RCACS Clothing - Toques and T-Shirts
Toques are available starting Nov 22, Pom Pom and no Pom Pom available for $18.00.  T-shirts now available for purchase for $18.00.  See Parents Association to purchase.  Cheque payable to:  191 Royal Canadian Air Cadets Parents Association.  Cash accepted but good chance there won't be change available.
 

Optional Activities


Biathlon:
Congratulations to the following cadets who have been selected to attend Biathlon Nationals in Brookvale, PEI from 6 - 11 March 2018!
Junior Male Team: FCpl Dusik & FCpl Stephens
Junior Female Team: FCpl Cha & FCpl Chrest
Open Male Team #1: WO2 Pasieczka & Sgt Gilhooly
Open Female Team: Sgt Pasieczka & Sgt Romero
Top Individual Female: WO1 Gilhooly
Cadet Coaches: Sgt Braun
Cadet Officials: FSgt Yoon
Manitoba Adult Coach: Capt Andrew Fichtner

Marksmanship:
Marksmanship practices are on Sundays from 1 - 4 PM at ANAVETS.  Dress is appropriate civilian clothes. Marksmanship is open to all cadets.  Cadets will have the opportunity to earn marksmanship shooting levels and a spot on the competition team which will be chosen in January.
**Please note that marksmanship on Sunday, February 18 is for the competition team only as they will be participating in the Zone competition**

For more information, please contact Lt Sul. 

Band:
Band practices take place on Sundays from 1 - 4 PM at ANAVETS.  Dress is civlian clothes.  The band program is open to all cadets.
**Please note that due to building circumstances, the time of band practice has been changed to 1-4 PM until further notice.**
**There will be no band practice on Sunday, February 18 due to the Marksmanship competition.**

For more information, please contact CI Mar.

Drill Team:
For more information, please contact Lt Penner.

Effective Speaking:
Effective speaking takes place on Sunday evenings from  1 - 4 PM at ANAVETS. Dress is appropriate civilian clothes.  Effective speaking is open to all cadets. 
**Please note that due to building circumstances, the time of effective speaking has been changed to 1 - 4 PM until further notice.**
**Please note that there will be no effective speaking on Sunday, February 18 due to the Marksmanship Competition**.

For more information please contact CI Mar.

Flag Party:
For more information, please contact Lt Penner.

Ground School:
Ground School is done for this training year and will resume again in September.
From the Ground Up is the textbook that is used.  A copy can be borrowed from the squdron by speaking to Capt J Fichtner.  
Ground school is open to all cadets that are 14 years and older.  Cadets that are younger need to speak to Capt J Fichtner to receive approval to attend.
For more information, please contact Capt J Fichtner.

Duke of Edinburgh Program
Duke of Edinburgh is a fantastic youth program that ties in nicely with the Air Cadet Program.  It is open to cadets aged 14 and older.  Information on the award can be found at the Duke Of Edinburgh - MB website.  If you have any questions or are interested in applying please contact Capt J Fichtner.
  

 

Commanding Officer:

Staff:

Capt Jessica Fichtner
Capt Andrew Fichtner
Capt Brad Penner
Lt David MacDonald
Lt Tyrone Penner
Lt Bailley Strom
Lt Don Sul
2Lt Rebecca Harris
MCpl Tyler Davey
CI Howard Mar
Ms. Elizabeth Shin

191 RCACS Parent Association Executive:

Level Directors:

Chair - Charlene Williams
Vice Chair -Tina Gilhooly
Treasurer - Deidre Carriere
Secretary - Caroline Pasieczka
Level 1 - Aganetha Braun
Level 2 - Dee Dee Lauzon
Level 3 - Rina Falkovich
Level 4 -
Level 5 - Margaret Dusik