Farewell Cadet Warrant Officer Humphries-Ford

This month we farewelled Cadet Warrant Officer Jennifer Humphries-Ford.

Jennifer joined 317 Squadron in 2011, and transferred to 314 Squadron in 2015.

She held the position of Cadet Squadron Warrant Officer for a year following her promotion to the rank of Cadet Warrant Officer.

CWOFF Humphries-Ford receiving a signature bear

Media coverage of the Official Opening of Shellharbour Cadet Facility

Our cadets proudly supported 338 Squadron at last weekend's Official Opening of Shellharbour Cadet Facility, and have been rewarded with some great media coverage. Here's a summary:

Official Opening of Shellharbour Cadet Facility, 06 Feb 16

Well done those cadets who supported 338 Squadron at today’s Official Opening of Shellharbour Cadet Facility, in particular the Parade Commander, Cadet Warrant Officer Tyler Leggett and the Parade Warrant Officer, Cadet Warrant Officer Jennifer Humphries-Ford.

Inspection

2015 Annual Photograph

For anyone who missed it on Facebook and Twitter, here's the 2015 Annual Photograph. Cadets and staff, log in to download the high-resolution image file.

Highlights from the 2015 presentation of awards

Congratulations to our award winners for the 2015 training year!

Cadet of the Year
CSGT Lughaidh Faulkner

Instructor Award
CSGT Lughaidh Faulkner

Best Cadet Drill
CSGT Lughaidh Faulkner

Rifle Shooting Award
CCPL Emily McIntyre

Aviation Award
LCDT Patrick Pivovarski

Fieldcraft Award
LCDT Rohan Wiles

Rise and Shine Clean Up 2015

Last week some of our cadets participated in Wollongong City Council’s Rise and Shine Community Clean Up Campaign, collecting rubbish near Lake Illawarra Cadet Facility.

L-R: CDT Bysterveld, LCDT Chahal, CCPL Roberts, CCPL James-Greening, LCDT Sweeny and CWOFF Leggett

Photo courtesy of FLTLT(AAFC) Sperring

Vietnam Veterans Day 2015

Four cadets and two staff represented 314 Squadron at the Vietnam Veterans Day memorial service at Flagstaff Point on 15 Aug 15.

Photo courtesy of FLTLT(AAFC) John Sperring

Unit patches

AAFC Manual of Dress chapter 5 paragraph 19: "Members may wear approved unit patches on the right sleeve of the DPU shirt 10cm below the shoulder seam (rectangular patch) or 2cm below the shoulder seam (circular patch), preferably on a black or green Velcro patch, so the badge may be removed for laundering and while in the field."

External Training Activities

A list of external training activities for the year is now available for download from the Activities page.

Former officer awarded the Medal of the Order of Australia

Formerly Flying Officer (AAFC) Carroll, Bob was an officer of 314 Squadron, and then the founding Commanding Officer of 338 Squadron. Captain (AAC) Carroll OAM is now a member of Headquarters New South Wales Australian Army Cadet Corps Brigade.

Bob was awarded the Medal of the Order of Australia in today's Australia Day 2015 Honours List, "For service to youth, particularly through cadet and juvenile justice organisations."

Congratulations, Bob!

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