Cadet corps combine for annual review

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Published on June 10, 2014

Master Warrant Officer Alexa Shearer salutes during the March on of Colours.

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Reviewing officer Col. J.R. Stonier pauses to chat with Cadet Amber Benedict during the inspection of the cadet corps.

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Col. J.R. Stonier inspects the cadets from 603 RCACC Weymouth.

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Cadets from 603 RCACC Weymouth during the March Past.

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Gaels of Fundy Pipe and Drum Band participates in the annual cadet review ceremony at Sissiboo Landing.

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Family members snap up memories from the annual cadet review.

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Col. J.R. Stonier addresses the cadet corps, guests and fellow officers.

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Colour party commander Warrant Officer Theodore Chapelhow of the Annapolis Corps receives the trophy as best all round cadet.

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Master Warrant Officer Damian Tumilty of Annapolis receives the cadet leadership award from Capt. William Wallace.

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Col. J.R. Stonier pins the Lord Strathcona Medal on parade regimental sergeant major CWO Nicholas Wallace of the 1714 Corps.

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Cadet Anthony Nickerson receives the award as most enthusiastic cadet from Weymouth Legion president Sandra Lent.

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Weymouth’s MWO Alexa Shearer receives the four-year service medal and the Master Cadet certificate from Col. Stonier.

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The colour party marches off the colours at the end of the review ceremonies.

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Tommy Gilbert of the Gaels of Fundy Pipes and Drums Band plays the pipes during the Marching off of Colours.

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Weymouth cadets Tanisha Francis, left, Kerry Robicheau and Christian Colwell take a moment to relax after the review ceremony.

By Karla Kelly
FOR THE DIGBY COURIER  
NovaNewsNow.com

Cadets from 603 RCACC Weymouth and 1714 RCACC Annapolis Royal combined for the annual cadet review ceremony held Saturday, June 7, at Sissiboo Landing in Weymouth.

Weymouth’s commanding officer Capt. Eben Sabean said the event was the first joint annual cadet review in Nova Scotia.

“No cadet corps have tried this and the afternoon’s ceremonies were a great success,” said Sabean.

The ceremony began with the two cadet corps falling in followed by the Marching on of Colours.

Reviewing officer Col. J.R. Stonier inspected the corps along with meeting members of the Gaels of Fundy Pipes and Drums Band from Digby.

Presentations and awards were made with Weymouth’s Master Warrant Officer Alexa Shearer receiving the four-year service medal and the Master Cadet certificate.

No cadet corps have tried this and the afternoon’s ceremonies were a great success Capt. Eben Sabean

Cadet Anthony Nickerson received the award for most enthusiastic cadet.

Colour party commander Warrant Officer Theodore Chapelhow of the Annapolis Corps was awarded the trophy for Best All Round Cadet.

MWO Damian Tumilty of Annapolis received the Cadet Leadership award and parade regimental sergeant major Chief Warrant Officer  Nicholas Wallace of 1714 Corps was awarded the Lord Strathcona Medal. This medal is the highest award which can be bestowed on a Royal Canadian Army Cadet in recognition of exemplary performance in physical and military training.

Displays and training demonstrations and a standing reception followed the ceremony.

Organizations: RCACC Annapolis Royal, Gaels of Fundy Pipes, Annapolis Corps Royal Canadian Army Cadet

Geographic location: Nova Scotia, Annapolis

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