IN MEMORIAM: EARL LANTZ

It is with great sadness that we announce the passing of Earl Lantz CD, a past chairman and long serving member of the Nova Scotia provincial committee. Earl had been involved with the Air Cadets since becoming one at the age of thirteen. His hard work and dedication will be missed by the League and the committees on which he served. Our thoughts and prayers are with his family.

Air Cadet League of Canada Elects New President

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The Air Cadet League of Canada Elects New National President

OTTAWA, ON (June 28, 2018) – The Air Cadet League of Canada (ACL) recently elected Mr. C. Mervin Ozirny, CD, from Melville, SK, to the position of National President at their 77th Annual General Meeting held on June 16th, 2018, in Laval, Quebec.

Mr. Ozirny, in his presidential message to League members and guests, thanked the members of the National Executive, the Board of Governors, the Provincial Chairs Committee, and the Advisory Council who so generously give of their time and talents in support of the 27,000 Air Cadets across Canada.

Mr. Ozirny was an Air Cadet for 4 years with 17 Yorkton Royal Canadian Air Cadet Squadron in Yorkton, Saskatchewan. He received his commission from the Canadian Armed Forces in 1985 and served as an officer for more than 21 years, during which time he served in various officer positions, including Commanding Officer of 752 Ed Campbell Squadron and 633 Kamsack Squadron. He retired with the rank of Captain. He worked as a tow plane pilot in the Saskatchewan Air Cadet Gliding Program and at the Gimli Gliding Center, as well as being the Flight Safety Officer for the Saskatchewan Gliding Program. He served as a Regional Director and then, President of the Air Cadet League of Canada (Saskatchewan) from 2010 to 2012. He was then elected to the National Board of Governors in 2013 and was subsequently elected Vice-President and member of the National Executive Committee in 2015. Mr. Ozirny is a recipient of the Canadian Forces Decoration, the Saskatchewan Centennial Medal, Her Majesty the Queen’s Diamond Jubilee Medal, the Air Cadet League of Canada Volunteer Long Service Medal, and two Detachment Commander’s Commendations of Merit.

The Air Cadet League of Canada is a civilian non-profit community based and volunteer led organization, which in collaboration with the Department of National Defence and our other partners, is dedicated to supporting the objectives of the Royal Canadian Air Cadet program, and to developing in youth the attributes of good citizenship and leadership; promoting physical fitness; and stimulating the interest of youth in the aviation and aerospace industry, including the air element of the Canadian Forces.

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Contact:
Anthony Langlois
T: (613) 722-3121
E: communications@aircadetleague.com

Work Opportunity

The Air Cadet League of Canada is hiring! We are looking for a summer student to join us as an Administrative Assistant from July to August. For more details including how to apply, please consult the following document.

Career Expo Cancelled

Please note that the Triple AAA Career Expo which was supposed to take place on Sunday is cancelled. The safety of our Air Cadets is our top priority, and in light of recent weather reports, we have decided to reschedule the event at a later date.

2018 POST-SECONDARY SCHOLARSHIP AWARDS

The Air Cadet League is proud to offer six post-secondary education scholarship awards to Royal Canadian Air Cadets. They are the Young Citizen Foundation Scholarship, the Birchall Scholarship, the Dale Scholarship, the Jazz Aviation Pathway Award for Professionalism, the Jazz Aviation Pathway Award for Professionalism and Diversity, and new this year, the Alex Venebles Scholarship in Engineering.

To submit an application, you have until April 1st to complete the ACC64 form. An application example is also available to help you fill the form.

Family Day

Please note the National Office of the Air Cadet League of Canada will be closed Monday, February 19 for Family Day.

Happy Holiday Season!

On behalf of the president, the members, the volunteers and the staff of the Air Cadet League of Canada, we would like to wish everyone a happy holiday season. Our thoughts turn to all of you who are constantly working hard to advanced the Air Cadet program and in this holiday season spirit, we would like to thank you and wish you a great holiday season and a happy new year. May you all enjoy the holiday break and a healthy and successful year 2018!

Please note that the National Office will close the office December 25, 2017 and will reopen January 2, 2018.