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2010

 

 

 

Cadet Taylor Coles-Webb from 2289 5th (BC) Field Artillery Regiment Royal Canadian Army Cadet Corps was rewarded for his 4th year of participation and service as an army cadet from Mrs Irene Green, the Chairperson of the Corps’ Sponsoring Committee, at the Corps’ monthly Commanding Officer’s Parade.

 

The Army Cadet League of Canada created the ACSM in 2004, the 125th anniversary year of army cadets, to recognize continuous meritorious cadet service of at least four years by deserving army cadets. Cadets are recommended for the award by their Commanding Officer and the local Sponsoring Committee approves the award. (courtesy Capt Anthony Bone)

 

 

 

 

A ceremony was conducted to welcome three new cadets into the Army Cadet Program as a member of 2289 5th (BC) Field Artillery Regiment Royal Canadian Army Cadet Corps. The Corps’ Commanding Officer, Captain Anthony C. Bone, had each new Cadet stated a promise of loyalty to Her Majesty the Queen and to the Cadet Corps, which is done by each new cadet to recognize the importance of belonging to a youth organization.  (courtesy Capt Anthony Bone)

 

 

 

 

 

Capt Bone (Left) presents RSM's pace stick to MWO Kimmel

Eighteen year-old Cadet Chief Warrant Officer Riley Dunlop, Regimental Sergeant Major of 2289 5th (BC) Field Regiment Royal Canadian Army Cadet Corps, commanded his last parade on February 16, 2010.

 

“The past 6 plus years with 2289 5th (BC) Field Regiment Royal Canadian Army Cadet Corps has shaped who I have become today. ” Dunlop stated. “The people that I have worked with and the group of cadets that I have had under my charge were the best and I would not trade my experiences with the program for anything.”

 

 

 

Capt Bone (Left) accepts RCM's pace stick from CWO Dunlop

 Riley Dunlop has been involved with the Cadet Corps since September 2003. During that time he has completed his Army Cadet Basic Course in 2004, Army Cadet Leader Course in 2005, Cadet Leader Instructor - Adventure Course in 2006, Leadership and Challenge Course in 2007, and acted as a Staff Cadet at Vernon Army Cadet Summer Training Center in 2008 and 2009 holding the ranks of Sergeant and Master Warrant Officer.

 

 

 

During the cadet-training year Riley has also achieved many awards. He achieved the CWO Cambrey Award, The Sampson Award, 2289 Training Officer’s Award as well as the Army Cadet Service Medal (6 years of service), Gold Duke of Edinburgh’s Award, and the Lord Strathcona Medal of Excellence. This past year, Riley had the privilege of being selected as one of 12, 000 Olympic Torchbearers for the Vancouver 2010 Games Torch Relay. He was also one of 16 other Army Cadets to attend the International Expedition to New Zealand from 27 December 2009 to 08 January 2010.

 

 

 

 

Cadet MWO Kimmel (left) and Capt Bone (right) stand with the five new cadets, March 2010 (courtesy Capt Anthony Bone)

 

 

Cadet Sergeant Matthew Shaw, a resident of Saanich, from 2289 5th (BC) Field Regiment Royal Canadian Army Cadet Corps was rewarded for his 4 years of participation and service as an army cadet from Mrs. Irene Green, Chairperson of the Corps Sponsoring Committee on the 27 April 2010. (courtesy Capt Anthony Bone)

 

 

Victoria, BC - On 25 May 2010, Officer Cadet Gordon Scott, an Oak Bay resident, was promoted to Second Lieutenant (2Lt) by Captain Anthony C. Bone, CD, the Corps’ Commanding Officer. The promotion to 2Lt is a significant promotion as it moves an Officer into additional Leadership positions at the local Corps level. 2Lt Scott has just completed his second year at Camosun College in Victoria where he is a Physiology Student. 2Lt Scott holds the position of Troop Officer and Red Star Training Officer which are positions that he has help since he joined the Corps in September 2009. (courtesy Capt Anthony Bone)

 

 

Seventeen year-old Cadet Master Warrant Officer Justin Kimmel, Regimental Sergeant Major of
2289 5th (BC) Field Regiment Royal Canadian Army Cadet Corps, commanded his last parade on November 2, 2010.

“The past 5 plus years with 2289 5th (BC) Field Regiment Royal Canadian Army Cadet Corps has shaped who I have
become today.” Dunlop stated. “The people that I have worked with and the group of cadets that I have had under my
charge were the best and I would not trade my experiences with the program for anything.”

Riley Dunlop has been involved with the Cadet Corps since September 2005. During that time he has completed his
Army Cadet Basic Marksmanship Course in 2006, Army Cadet Leader Course in 2008, and Cadet Leader Instructor -
Adventure Course in 2009.

During the cadet-training year Justin has also achieved many awards. He achieved the Wesley Black Memorial Cup,
CWO Parry Award, the Army Cadet Service Medal (5 years of service), and the Lord Strathcona Medal of Excellence.
Justin will be leaving the Corps to move to the 5th (BC) Field Regiment, Royal Canadian Artillery where he hopes to
attend his Army Reserve Basic Training Course starting early December 2010. (courtesy Capt Anthony Bone)