Announcements: Week of Feb 6, 2024 (2024/02/07)

This week:

  • Thursday Feb 8, 2024
    • Survivair – At the D-Coy Armouries 1830-2100hrs in civilian attire. Bring a water bottle and fitness gear. 
  • Sunday Feb 11, 2024
    • Band Practice – At the D-Coy Armouries 1300-1500hrs in civilian attire
  • Monday Feb 12, 2024
    • No drill team tonight for Marksmanship Stage II Competition
    • Ground School – No ground school
      • OGS Cadets:
        • Qualifying Exam Information

          Tuesday Feb 13 is the last day to access the OGS content for studying.  Qualifying exams across the country will be written 14 – 20 Feb, which is why access will end on the 13’th.  Once access ends, continue studying the printed quizzes/exams from OGS, as well as read the applicable sections of From The Ground Up.

          577 will write the qualifying exam on Tuesday 20 Feb, during the regular parade night.

          Medical certificates and report cards are due to the office ASAP.

          More information is available at Air Cadet Online Ground School (OGS) (

    • Marksmanship Team – 1700hrs Stage II Competition. 
  • Tuesday Feb 13, 2024 
    • Regular Training (Fitness Night) – At D-Coy Armouries 1830-2130hrs. Dress for the evening will be appropriate civilian sports attire. Please bring proper running shoes, and water bottle.
      • Senior cadets, Staff Cadet positions for summer CTC’s are now open. We are hoping to get the specific positions that will be available to you as soon as we can.
      • Cadets interested in participating in National Flag Day – Flag Retirement Ceremonies on Feb 15th held by Oliver’s Funeral Home please fill out the sign up sheet located in the armouries.
        • Meeting at 1030hrs at the Grande Prairie Cemetery, with event to start at 1100hrs. Thursday Feb 15th, dress will be C1.


  • Feb 12, 2024 – Stage II Marksmanship (Marksmanship Team only)
  • Feb 15, 2024 – Retired Flag Ceremony (During day, open to cadets interested see details above)
  • Mar 2, 2024 – Cadet Community Awareness Day
  • Mar 16, 2024 – Squadron Drill Day (All Cadets)
  • Mar 29 – Apr 7, 2024 – Spring Break no training



  • Cadet Community Awareness Day – March 2, 2024 the SSC will be hosting a community day in support of 577 Air Cadets, the day will be filled with games, activities, bounce houses and food. Cadets are needed from 9am to 6pm to help run the day. The event is open to the public from 11am-3pm and will be by cash or bottle donation. Rotary will be on site with food from 12-2. More details and posters to come soon.
  • Logo Design Contest – Congratulations to Cpl Labrecque on your logo winning!
  • Every first Tuesday of the month is a Parent/ SSC Board Meeting @ 630pm at the Armouries. Thank you to all the parents that attended this week! Next meeting Mar 5, 2024



  • Please ensure any absences are texted or voice mailed to the squadron number – 780-538-3610
  • Parents you are highly encouraged to come into the armouries during closing announcements/parade. That way you can hear all the information directly! We normally start them around 915pm.