Castlegar air cadets promoted

By Contributor
March 2nd, 2023

At the regular meeting of the Castlegar air cadets on Feb. 28, several of the cadets were promoted to new ranks. 

Promoted from Air Cadet to Leading Air Cadet were 

Garnet Bettger 

Jiyul Kim 

Rylan Blais 

Golson Menard. 

 Promoted Corporal were 

Mateus Duarte  

Cadet Xyler Guerin 

Promoted to Flight Corporal was Easton Laren. 

The promotions were done by Major DeBiasio, the Area Elemental Advisor (Air) for the Interior of BC. 

The squadron has several exciting activities coming up including a field training exercise with Nelson and Trail air cadets and flying in gliders. During the summer, junior cadets can attend 5 or 9 day local activity programs, and senior cadets have the opportunity to attend training at locations across the country. 

The squadron always welcome new cadets who are between the ages of 12 and 18. You can start your application at https://registration.cadets.gc.ca/get-started.html?unitId=176 

The squadron meets every Tuesday evening at the Castlegar Legion, 248 Columbia Ave, from 6:15 pm to 9 pm and does activities on selected weekends throughout the year. 

Adults who would like to volunteer with the squadron are also welcome. 

Quick Facts 

  • The Cadet Program is open to all Canadian youth from the ages of 12 to 18 regardless of income, race, religion, culture or other socio-economic factors. The program embraces Canada’s multiculturalism and offers young Canadian’s opportunities to interact with youth from other cultures. 
  • During the summer the senior cadets can attend summer training at location across the country and locally for junior cadets 

  • Cadets can receive High School credits for completing their training. 

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