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#3016 Cadet Corps

Name -          Calgary Highlanders - Airdrie Legion Cadet Corps

Location      Airdrie, AB

Formed      July 1, 1986    Disbanded    Active

Commanding Officers/Chief Instructors- 

Capt Gord Leek (1986) Biography

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Lt Phil Martinson (1994) Biography

Capt Mae Cyr (?) (photo)

Capt Lea-Anne Welter (2007-10)

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Capt Tanya Mark (2010-13)

Capt. Kevin Rycroft, CD (2013-)

Senior Cadets

   C/MWO Diane Martin (1986-87)

 

C/CWO Kyle Clapperton 

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 C/CWO Jason Leek

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C/CWO Joe Barton (1999)

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C/CWO Gage Walton 

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C/CWO Paul Blownquest

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C/CWO. Scott Adams (2009-2010) 

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C/MWO. Neil Vogel (2011-2011)

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C/MWO Jesse Taylor (2011-12)

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 C/CWO Brock Yates (2012-13)

 

 C/CWO Teegan Martin (2013-present)

 

 

 

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History -   

 3016 was formed 1 July 1986 and is known as Calgary Highlanders - Airdrie Legion Cadet Corps (D Cdts Msg 970 of 021502 Jul 1986 refers). It is sponsored by Airdrie Branch 288 Royal Canadian Legion and co-sponsored by Calgary Highlanders who are also their Unit of Affiliation and supported by CFB Calgary.

3016 was formed 1 July 1986 and was known as Calgary Highlanders – Airdrie Legion Cadet Corps (D Cdts Msg 970 of 021502 Jul 1986 refers). It was sponsored by Airdrie 
Branch 288 Royal Canadian Legion and co-sponsored by Calgary Highlanders who are also their Affiliated Unit and supported by CFB Calgary.

3016 has over it’s existence been a rather nomadic unit and has paraded in various locations including the following to name a few: Alberta Treasury Branch building, Golf 
Course, schools, Airdrie Royal Canadian Legion, as well as Golden Rod Hall (located a few kilometers west of Airdrie). In 2010 it moved locations to Ralph McCall School in 
Airdrie’s NW. 

The Corps has had six Commanding Officers recorded in its history. In 1986 Capt Gord Leak was the 1st CO of the Corps. In 1994 Lt. Phil Martinson took command of the
Corps. Capt Mae Cyr and Capt Leanne Welter followed him. In 2009 Capt Tanya Mark, CD took command of the Corps. In September 2013 Capt Mark passed command of the 
corps to Capt Kevin A Rycroft, CD. 

Under Capt Mark’s guidance the Corps they reintroduced a drill team which was the top Army Cadet Corps Drill Team in Southern Zone 2013. In 2010 the Corps Pipes and 
Drums band was stood back up, and has been an integral part of the Corps since then. Also in 2010 the Corps added a marksmanship team to compete in Regionally Directed 
Marksmanship events, in addition to improving Corps marksmanship program.

The Corps was named Top Trained Urban Army Cadet Corps in Alberta in both 2010-11 as well as 2011-12.

 

Trophies

 

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