Jones named Most Improved Cadet

Summerland cadet receives honours during training program at Albert Head near Victoria

A Summerland cadet has been recognized as the most improved cadet of his flight during a training course at Albert Head Cadet Training Centre in Victoria this summer.

Cadet Seth Jones of the 902 Nighthawk Royal Canadian Air Cadet Squadron attended the two-week General Training Course where he received the Most Improved Cadet of his flight.

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the two-week general training course provides cadets who have recently joined the program an introductory summer training experience where they will participate in a variety of activities from each specialty, to include drill and ceremonial, music, fitness and sports, marksmanship and survival.

There are approximately 160 cadets who in the general training course at Albert Head.

“I really enjoyed all the opportunities which I have had at Albert Head this summer,” Jones said. “I made a lot of new friends and got to try new things which I really enjoyed.”

Approximately 900 cadets participate in training at Albert Head, making this the largest training centre in Canada.

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As cadets complete their training they will be filled with a sense of accomplishment and bring their new skills back to their local units to share with their peers.

The cadet program is open to all youth between the ages of 12 and 18 with a focus on leadership, citizenship and healthy living.

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