As quickly as it started our time was over and all we could do is to hope for the best. Straight away our team was formed up and ready to do our second and final drill sequence. Nothing beats the mess food at point cook and with empty Tummies we all ate up. Our squadron is one of th e most active in all of Victoria, running optional activities most weekends throughout the year. We do half-an-hour of drill after tea. The aims of the flight , , , ,. There were several competitions being run on the weekend and 412 was lucky enough to win the field craft competition.
These activities include anything from Teambuilding, Adventure Training, Fieldcraft, Survival to Ceremonial Parades, Community Service, General Training, Flying, Shooting, and much more. With a flight of 38 as we marched onto the drill square you could see people on the side watching in awe as we performed a near flawless run. The next morning at breakfast everybody was wide eyed and ready to get moving, but for some members of the drill team nerves were starting to kick in. The drill team had practiced many Friday nights during the breaks and some Wednesdays and even an entire day of solid drill practising one Saturday, but even with all the practice we all were stressing a little wondering how well we would do the next day. Everyone was in high spirits partly because of the food stop on the way to point cook. The parade went smoothly and quickly after it had finished we were all loaded and ready for the long commute home.
. By the end of the day it was announced that 412 Sqn came 2nd place to 426 Sqn who had only 6 people in their drill team. He drilled holes in the wood; to drill for oil. We parade on Friday evenings from 1800 - 2200 hrs 6 pm - 10 pm , located in close proximity to Albury Airport at the Cnr Avalon Street and Dalton Place. With another legendary fast food break on our way home people began to become tired as the sun set.
Together as a team we marched onto the parade ground and we all did our best drill. This handbook has been written for you, the Australian Air Force Cadet The award complements the Home Training a cadet receives, involvement in non-competitive voluntary activities, which encourage. But the highlight for many was the mess food. Once full up on food and drink everyone headed back to their rooms to laugh and hang with friends, or even go watch a movie at the nearby cinema. The weekend ran well and all cadets who went enjoyed themselves.
Your personal details, training progress, squadron structure, current activities and more can be reviewed here. They also benefit from a sense of pride and belonging. We currently have a total of 75 cadets, aged from 13 through to 18. Several streams of seed are dropped down separate tubes into narrow individual furrows made by small shovels or discs just ahead of the seed tubes. The fieldcraft competition was a speed challenge in setting up 11 by 11 tents.
All adult members must have and maintain a Defence Working With Children Clearance, State or Federal Police Working With Children Check, and have completed the mandatory levels of Defence Youth Safety Training. Cadets participating in drill and ceremonial activities learn self-discipline, alertness, teamwork, balance and body control. This was not the only great achievement that we reached on the day. Once completed we watched the other three drill teams perform there sequences. We are also supported and lead by 7 dedicated staff members and an additional 2 civilian instructor volunteers.
The drill dates back in crude form to at least 1600 a. Also make sure your contact details and personal particulars are up-to-date. Annual parade started with lots of excited cadets stuffed into one bus. This information should not be considered complete, up to date, and is not intended to be used in place of a visit, consultation, or advice of a legal, medical, or any other professional. After a few anxious hours the announcement was made for the 4 finalist teams in the drill competition, we were one of them. While some people were relaxing, chatting, or playing card games the 38 members of the drill team got in one last training session before the big day. Once all the challenges had been completed everybody formed up ready for the parade.
The soldiers drilled every morning. Ensure you check CadetOne frequently as opportunities for activities may be available. Once we had arrived at point cook we all got comfortable in our accommodation for the night. It was a great achievement for all members of this team to walk away with a 1st place when some had never even set up a 11 by 11 tent before. .