Cadets complete summer training

Royal Canadian Air Cadets from 902 Nighthawk Squadron have successfully completed their summer training at locations across Western Canada.

Royal Canadian Air Cadets from 902 Nighthawk Squadron have successfully completed their summer training at locations across Western Canada.

A variety of summer camps were attended ranging from two to seven weeks in duration.

The cadets all thoroughly enjoyed their time at camp where they participated in fun, challenging and rewarding training experiences.

Cpl. Dawson Burdick, Cpl. Brenden Pena, Cpl. Kaeden Seiter, Cpl. Matthew Smith, Cpl. Ariana Vader and Cpl. Alyssa Vader attended the General Training course at the Albert Head Victoria Cadet Training Centre.

Cpl. Meilaia Big Eagle attended the Basic Drill and Ceremonial course at the Vernon Cadet Training Centre.

FSgt. Josiah Baran attended the Rifle Marksmanship course at the Vernon Cadet Training Centre.

WO2 Rachael Smith worked seven weeks as a Staff Cadet at the Vernon Cadet Training Centre.  WO1 Zachary Fitzpatrick worked seven weeks as a Staff Cadet at the Cold Lake Cadet Training Centre.

The Summerland Air Cadets have recently adopted the name Nighthawk as their Squadron name.

They now share the Nighthawk designation with 409 Tactical Fighter Squadron located at Canadian Forces Base Cold Lake.

The squadron is currently planning a spring break trip to visit 409 Squadron to tour CFB Cold Lake and see Canada’s CF-18 Tactical Fighter aircraft.

The 902 Nighthawk Air Cadet squadron is now accepting applications for new members to join.

Girls and boys aged 12 to 18 years are encouraged to come check out what the Air Cadet program has to offer.