Welcome to 191 RCACS

IMPORTANT NOTICE: (updated March 27)

As the COVID-19 situation continues to develop, the formation has re-evaluated and decided that ALL CADET ACTIVITIES will remain CANCELLED until 30 April 2020.
All the staff are working their hardest to make sure that this does not affect your ability to pass your levels.

Prior to 30 April, there will be another revaluation to determine future action.

At this point we do not know how summer training opportunities will be impacted. When we hear, we will pass on the information to you.

We understand that this is a confusing time for everyone and we are all anxious to get back to training but safety and health is our number one priority.

Stay safe. Take care, and we hope to see you all as soon as possible.


First Aid Kit Fundraiser:
First Aid kits have been recieved, however due to COVID-19 situation, we have not organized a pick up location/time.  We plan to hand them out when cadets resumes normal activities.  If this poses a problem and you require your First Aid Kit sooner,please contact david.macdonald@cadets.gc.ca and we can try to make alternative arrangements.

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Summer Training:
National courses have been received and were announced on March 10!  Regional courses will be announced when we receive them.  Congratulations to all of the cadets that have been selected for summer training!
Advanced Aerospace - Sgt Brisson
Airport Operations - FCpl Gilhooly
Aircraft Maintenance - FSgt Braun
Glider Pilot Scholarship - FSgt Cha, FSgr Dreger, FSgt Krouguer
Power Pilot Scholarship - WO1 Gilhooly, WO2 Braun
International Air Cadet Exchange - WO2 Romero
Dress Regulations:
The latest Dress Regulations are now available HERE.  Have a read through and make sure that your complying with it.

First Aid Kit fundraisers are now overdue, if you have not already turned in your forms and money, please bring them in no later than Tuesday February 11th.

New Cadet Registrations will be accepted on any tuesday parade night during the training year : (not being accepted at this time)
We are looking for youth age 12-18 to join 191 Squadron!  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 or Study Permit with Passport of citizenship, Status Card and Manitoba Identification Card. Please contact us for more information.

Optional Activities

All 191 RCACS cadets did amazing at the provincial competition and many have been selected to advance to the national competition.  Good luck to the following cadets that are competing in Valcartier, QC from March 1-8!

  • Junior Boys Team - FCpl Gilhooly & Cpl Smith
  • Junior Girls Team - Cpl Krouguer & Cpl Yaskiw
  • Open Male Team - WO1 Gilhooly & FSgt Dusik
  • Open Female Team - WO2 Cha & WO2 Pasieczka
  • Cadet Coach - FSgt Stephens
  • Cadet Official - WO2 Romero & FSgt Krouguer
  • Team MB Coach - Capt A Fichtner

For more information about biathlon please contact Capt J Fichtner or Capt A Fichtner.

Marksmanship: (postponed until further notice)
Practices are open to all cadets and will take place on Sundays from 1 - 4 PM at ANAVETS.
For more information, please contact Lt Sul and listen to announcements on tuesdays for any cancellations.

Band: (postponed until further notice)
Band practices are open to all cadets and take place on Sundays from 2-5 PM at ANAVETS.
For more information, please contact WO2 Cha.

Drill Team: (postponed until further notice)
Drill team is open to all cadets and takes place on Sundays from 4 - 6 PM at ANAVETS.
Dress is civilian clothes.  Please bring your parade boots.
For more information, please contact CI Walker.

Effective Speaking:
Effective speaking is postponed until further notice.
Good luck to WO2 Braun and Sgt Brisson who will be representing 191 RCACS at the provincial effective speaking competition the weekend of March 14-15!

Flag Party:
For more information or if you are interested in joining the Flag Party, please contact Lt Penner.

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.  
A summary of what the Duke of Edinburgh Award is and how it fits in with the Air Cadet Program can be found on this brochure
If you have any questions or are interested in applying please contact Capt J Fichtner


Commanding Officer:


Capt David MacDonald
Capt Andrew Fichtner
Capt Jessica Fichtner
Capt Brad Penner
Lt Tyrone Penner
Lt Bailley Strom
Lt Don Sul
Lt Rebecca Harris
CI Elizabeth Shin
CI Tracy Walker

191 RCACS Parent Association Executive:

Level Directors:

Chairperson - Heather Markmann
Treasurer - Rosemary Brisson
Secretary - Corina Bird
Level 1 - Aganetha Braun
Level 2 - Heather Hayden
Level 3 - Tahmina Khan
Level 4 - Barb Osorio
Level 5 - Margaret Dusik
Fundraising - Denise Miller