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85 Tornado Squadron - Grand Valley

About Us - Organization

ball The Air Cadet Organization is possible through a partnership between the Department of National Defence (DND) and the Air Cadet League of Canada (ACL). On 9 April 1941, the Air Cadet League received a Dominion Charter. This Charter officially established the Air Cadet League.

ball Below the National level, both DND and the ACL has subordinate groups at a Provincial or Regional level, then at an Area or Zone level and again at the Squadron level.

ball Locally, the Squadron Commanding Officer and the Squadron Sponsoring Committee Chairperson work together to produce a dynamic, fun and interesting program for the Cadets.

ball Generally speaking, Cadets who have a question or issue can speak with any person in any of these positions

ball Squadrons tend to encourage Cadets follow the 'Chain of Command'. That is, for them to report to their Flight Sergeant or the Squadron Warrant Officer (essentially their supervisor). If they do not get a resolution, Cadets are free to speak with any of the Squadron Staff.

ball The typical Squadron Organization Chart will look something like this:

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ball 85 Squadron's Staff appointments are as follows:

Commanding Officer Capt John Smith
Deputy Commanding Officer/Training Officer Capt Brenda Smith
Assistant Training Officer 2Lt Michelle Posavec
Administration Officer CI Philip Brisby
Supply Officer CV Christie Balch
Squadron Officer CI Jonathon Smith
Unit Cadet Conflict Management Advisor (UCCMA) Capt John Smith
Band Officer CV Brian Boston
Marksmanship Coach CV Ryan Stewart
Standards Capt John Smith
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