“Cadets have completed a busy training year…" Bucknell

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Cadet Training
The 57th Annual Ceremonial Review for 2511 Lake Superior Scottish Regiment Royal Canadian Army Cadet Corps
THUNDER BAY – News – The 57th Annual Ceremonial Review for 2511 Lake Superior Scottish Regiment Royal Canadian Army Cadet Corps took place on Wednesday, June 8, 2011.

“Cadets have completed a busy training year and tonight is a celebration of their accomplishments” stated Captain Gordon Bucknell, Commanding Officer. “Major accomplishments for this year included:
Fall Frenzy FTX, Silver and Gold Star Expeditions to Winnipeg, Fitness Test Day/Marksmanship, Remembrance Day Parade, “Mom’s Pantry” fundraiser, Snow Desert Winter FTX, Mother’s Day Breakfast at Kakabekka Falls RCL, Map/Compass/Orienteering Day, Nav Trekking Spring FTX, Vimy Ridge Memorial Parade and D-Day LSSR Memorial Parade. These are in addition to the regular weekly cadet activities.”

Major David Ratz was the reviewing officer. After inspection and march by, a number of awards were presented to the cadets. The Awards and recipients were:
Perfect Attendance: Sgt. J. Busch, Cpl. K. Lynch
Excellent Attendance (1 excused absence): Sgt. A. Michano, MCpl. A. Frasca
Best 1st Year Cadet – L. Cpl. C. Mitchel
Best 2nd Year Cadet – Cpl. K. Lynch
Best 3rd Year Cadet – MCpl. R. Liwinenko
Best 4th Year Cadet – Sgt. A. Michano
Esprit de Corps – Cpl. P. Bielski
Outstanding Leadership – Sgt. J. Busch
Legion Medal of Excellence – Sgt. A. Michano
Lord Strathcona Medal – Sgt. J. Busch

There were also a number of Promotions:
Cadet to Lance Corporal
– B. Childforever, R. Redsky, A. Shawinimash, K. Shawinimash
Lance Corporal to Corporal
– D. Bordeau, I. Gagne-Bryson, C. Mitchel, T. Palmer-Thompson, S. Thompson
Corporal to Master Corporal
– P. Bielski, K. Lynch
Master Corporal to Sergeant
– A. Frasca, R. Litwinenko
Sergeant to Warrant Officer
– J. Busch, 1st Platoon Warrant Officer; A. Michano, Company Sergeant Major

Following the ceremony and awards presentation, the many attending family, friends and local dignitaries viewed the interesting displays and demonstrations put together by the Cadets while enjoying refreshments.

The 2011-2012 cadet-training year starts on September 7, 2011. Those wishing additional information on Army cadets please contact the Cadet Office at 345-9101. Information is also available on the National Cadet Website: www.cadets.ca

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