Lt(N) Darrell Dudley, inspects the graduates at HMCS Quadra sea cadets General Training graduation day. Photo supplied

HMCS Quadra cadets celebrate General Training graduation in Comox

Cadets from across the country come to train at HMCS Quadra for the summer. Almost every Friday during the summer there are courses graduating. On July 19, the general training cadets had their graduation day. This course is aimed to develop in the cadet an introductory knowledge of all the future courses available to them. After completion of general training, a cadet should have an understanding of life at a Cadet Training Centre. Some of the introductory skills learnt are seamanship, sailing, navigation, drill and ceremonial, knots and lashings, and much more.

This Friday, June 26, the three-week cadets will be ready to showcase to their friends and families the proud completion of the basic sail, basic drill & ceremonial, basic seamanship, and basic music courses.

More than 3,400 Sea, Army and Air Cadets are participating in summer training activities across B.C. this summer. Other cadets have had the opportunity to travel across the country and even overseas. To find out more about the Cadet Program visit www.cadets.ca or follow us on Twitter @BC_Cadets.

Get local stories you won't find anywhere else right to your inbox.
Sign up here

 

LCol Allan Dengis, and CPO1 Darrell Makay talk with Cadet Talus Stead from 204 Babine in Smithers BC. Photo Credit: PO1 Aden Kane, Cadet Correspondent.

Cadet Olivia Lucas from 220 Admiral Budge RCSCC in Saanich, stands tall and still for the General Training Graduation Parade. Olivia is taking the 3-week Basic Seamanship Course this summer. Her graduation is this Friday. Photo Credit: Capt Tim Townley, Unit Public Affairs Officer

Just Posted

Courtenay’s first privately-owned retail cannabis store now open

Courtenay’s first privately-owned retail cannabis outlet is open for business. La Pachi… Continue reading

Possibly stolen goods recovered by Comox Valley RCMP

Was your car broken into recently?

Herb Alpert tribute coming to Courtenay

One of the favourite Georgia Straight Jazz Society shows presented at Thursday… Continue reading

Check out a new future at career and education fair in Comox

Event today features booths from more than 40 employers and educational institutions

North Island College’s pop-up restaurant returns to The Park in Comox

North Island College tourism and hospitality students are joining forces with chef… Continue reading

VIDEO: Mass coronavirus quarantines seen in China won’t happen in Canada, authorities say

‘If a case comes here, and it is probably … it will still be business as normal’

Comox Valley Beefs & Bouquets for the week of Jan. 21

Bouquets to and from the Adopt-a-Grandparent program; beef to people setting off fireworks

Province’s oldest practising lawyer shares advice at her 100th birthday party

Firefighters bring Constance Isherwood a cake with 100 birthday candles

Vernon woman suing McDonald’s for spilled coffee

Woman seeking nearly $10K, says employee failed to put lid on properly

Diners’ health tax not catching on in B.C., restaurant group says

Small businesses look for options to cover employer health tax

B.C. comic wins judgment after club owner slaps cellphone out of his hands

Incident happened last summer when Garrett Clark was performing in Abbotsford

Owner surrenders dog suffering from days-old gunshot wound to B.C. SPCA

The dog was also found to be emaciated and suffering from a flea infestation

B.C. man dies after police called for ‘firearms injury’ in rural Alberta

Victim is 30-year-old Greater Victoria man, say police

Most Read