Released on October 6, 2017
The contributions and achievements of some of Saskatchewan’s finest young people will be acknowledged over the next several weeks.
The province’s top Sea Cadet Corps, Army Cadet Corps, and Air Cadet Squadron will receive the annual Saskatchewan Premier’s Commendation of Achievement. Saskatchewan’s Provincial Military Liaison Greg Lawrence, will present the commendations and achievement pins to the Cadets at ceremonies to be held in Saskatoon, Regina and Oxbow.
This is the eighth year recognizing the top Cadet Units in the province. The top units are selected by the Zone Training Officers.
“The Cadet Program is about much more than preparing young people who decide to pursue a career in the Canadian Armed Forces,” Lawrence said. “It teaches them life and work skills no matter what path in life they choose, allowing them to gain experience by taking part in a wide variety of community activities.”
This year’s top Cadets are:
The Cadet Program is a national program for youth aged 12 to 18. As of June 2017, there were more than 1,600 youth enrolled in Saskatchewan’s sea, army and air corps and squadrons.
- #45 Jervis Bay – Royal Canadian Sea Cadet Corps, Saskatoon;
- #155 Royal Regina Rifles – Royal Canadian Army Cadet Corps, Regina;
- #67 Bow Valley – Royal Canadian Air Cadet Squadron, Oxbow.
The program teaches participants about the sea, army, and air elements of the Canadian Armed Forces, while also offering activities that help them prepare for the future, with a focus on leadership, citizenship and fitness.
To learn more about the Cadet Program, visit www.cadets.ca.
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