On November 10th 2019 Cadets from 21st Royal Highland Fusiliers of Canada Army Cadet Corps took post at the Hespeler Cenotaph in Cambridge Ontario. This was the second year that the unit was able to honour the soldiers that fought for freedom and peace. Through all hours of the night and into the early morning the Cadets would take shifts to stand guard, one at each corner of the Cenotaph. As they stood guard in the cold and snow, silence filled the air.
As some of you already know, we are planning a cadet trip to New York State in support of the Legion. It’s been a long process but it looks like the trip will soon be officially approved! For those that don’t know here’s some additional information: From May 25-27, we will be taking a busload … Continued
It’s that time of year again, Although it’s a bit chilly outside soon it will be summer training time! For those that are new to cadets, Summer training (usually referred to as ‘camp’) is an extension of our weekly training into the summer. For us at 21, our summer training primarily takes place at one … Continued
Waterloo Regional Police Service Chief Bryan Larkin shares his thoughts on leadership
From May 25-27, we will be taking a busload of 21 Army Cadets to Jamestown and Celoron New York to be a part of the U.S. Memorial Day Weekend festivities with American Legion Branch 777. Find more about the trip and how you can participate
Each year, cadets across the country stand vigil at their local cenotaph, in memory of those who have given the ultimate sacrifice in the name of Canada. This year, 21 is reviving the tradition that has been lost at our corps over the years. We will be posting cadets for one hour shifts through out the night starting at 20:00hrs (8:00pm) November 10th ending at the commencement of the regular services on November 11.
As part of the White Hackle, we’re going to help bridge the gap so that cadets are better aware of the leadership at the Regiment. In this edition, we’d like to introduce the Incoming Commanding Officer of the Highland Fusiliers, Lieutenant-Colonel Steve Coe.
The White Hackle caught up with two cadets that are fairly new to the corps, and definitely new to serving in the community at events like this one.
At the beginning of the summer, I get an invitation to the League and Sponsor Appreciation Day at Blackdown Cadet Training Centre. I’ve been to 2 Sundown Ceremonies and to 4 Graduation Parades at Blackdown, but for some reason, I’ve never been to the League Appreciation Day.
Let me tell you about my two-day adventure to the Canadian Heritage Warplane Museum and Brantford Airshow on the weekdays of August 28-29th, 2018.