242 Squadron in the News

COVID-19 Impact on Cadets
by WO1 Kaitlyn Dornhoff

2019/2020 Award Winners

Squadron Accomplishments

WO2 David Crook made his first solo flight as part of the Private Pilot’s Scholarship Course in London, Ontario.
Flight Sergeant Jacob Dutto made his first solo flight as part of the Glider Pilot Scholarship Course at Gimli Cadet Flying Training Centre in Gimli, Manitoba.

DDay 75

On Juno Beach

Thank you to everyone that made this possible!

Past News
Press clippings from recent 242 Squadron activities

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242 Squadron is an integral part of community life in our area. 
Here is a selection of clippings from our local press, highlighting some of the activities we have contributed to that have been recognized by the local community.

 

PLEASE CLICK ON A PRESS CLIP TO READ

Cadet Awards

Cadet Awards

dutto newspaper

dutto newspaper

dday article

dday article

FSgt Crook - Optimist Essay Winner

FSgt Crook - Optimist Essay Winner

trenton newsarticle

trenton newsarticle

catch the ace

catch the ace

fundraiser article

fundraiser article

catch the ace presentation news article.

catch the ace presentation news article.

effective speaking advocate 2019

effective speaking advocate 2019

advocate optimist TV presentation 2019

advocate optimist TV presentation 2019

Cadets hold garage sale fundraiser July

Cadets hold garage sale fundraiser July

Wellington Advertiser - 15 years - Annua

Wellington Advertiser - 15 years - Annua

Article - 15 Years Ross Ferguson Squadro

Article - 15 Years Ross Ferguson Squadro

The Wellington Advertiser - 12 April 2018 - We are keepers of History (1)

The Wellington Advertiser - 12 April 2018 - We are keepers of History (1)

Erin Advocate article Legion Presentation 2018

Erin Advocate article Legion Presentation 2018

Advocate December 1 2017 Santa Claus Parade - 1

Advocate December 1 2017 Santa Claus Parade - 1

Santa Claus parade 2

Santa Claus parade 2

Wellington Advertiser - Remembrance Day 2017

Wellington Advertiser - Remembrance Day 2017

Wellington Advertiser Remembrance Day Photo 2017

Wellington Advertiser Remembrance Day Photo 2017

WO2 Evan Moore earns pilot wings August 2017

WO2 Evan Moore earns pilot wings August 2017

Squadron Flag Presentation

Squadron Flag Presentation

May 1, 2017 - Squadron flag presented at CO's Parade by Gary Ferguson

Vimy Ridge Memorial Parade

Vimy Ridge Memorial Parade

April 9, 2017 - Cadet march with members of the Legion and other special guests.

Vimy Wreath Laying

Vimy Wreath Laying

The Ceremony & March

The Ceremony & March

The Wellington Advertiser - 24 March 2017 - Effective Speaking-page-0 (2)

The Wellington Advertiser - 24 March 2017 - Effective Speaking-page-0 (2)

Advocate Article - Lasagna Dinner

Advocate Article - Lasagna Dinner

image2017-03-24-170652-1 (2)

image2017-03-24-170652-1 (2)

March 17th 17 article Lasagna Dinner

March 17th 17 article Lasagna Dinner

Legion 442 Sponsor Presentation

Legion 442 Sponsor Presentation

Air Cadet Liaison to the Legion, Rose Ostrander; CO Captain Kate Yap, Poppy Fund Coordinator Verna Bludd; SSC Chair Connie Ryan-Bennett

SSC Wins Awards 2016

SSC Wins Awards 2016

Wellington Advertiser Remembrance Day 2016-11-15-164825-1_edited

Wellington Advertiser Remembrance Day 2016-11-15-164825-1_edited

Erin Advocate Remembrance Day 2016-11-15-164754-1_edited_edited

Erin Advocate Remembrance Day 2016-11-15-164754-1_edited_edited

The Advocate - 07 September 2016 - Letter to the Editor-page-0

The Advocate - 07 September 2016 - Letter to the Editor-page-0

Aug 31 The Advocate - article Dana Bennett Aerospace Course

Aug 31 The Advocate - article Dana Bennett Aerospace Course

Cadets go gliding April 2016.jpg

Cadets go gliding April 2016.jpg

The NewTanner ES ROC #2 Article March, 2016.jpg

The NewTanner ES ROC #2 Article March, 2016.jpg

242 Representative was Cpl Crook 9th in from the left. Crook's prepared speech was on "why become an organ donor" and the impromptu speech topic was "what does success mean to me?"

Norfolk Trip Article Advocate March 23 2016.jpg

Norfolk Trip Article Advocate March 23 2016.jpg

Thank you Ad in Advocate March 2 2016-1.jpg

Thank you Ad in Advocate March 2 2016-1.jpg

Presentation from Legion for Poppy Campaign Feb 9 - Advocate March 2 2016.jpg

Presentation from Legion for Poppy Campaign Feb 9 - Advocate March 2 2016.jpg

Optimist Donations 2016 - Advocate Article Feb 10.JPG

Optimist Donations 2016 - Advocate Article Feb 10.JPG

Fire Hall Visit 2016 - Advocate Article.JPG

Fire Hall Visit 2016 - Advocate Article.JPG

Erin Advocate February 3 2016.jpg

Erin Advocate February 3 2016.jpg

Pearson Airport Control Tower Tour 2016

Remembrance Day 2015.jpg

Remembrance Day 2015.jpg

Photos from Ceremony 2015

Remembrance Day 2015.jpg

Remembrance Day 2015.jpg

WO2 Stephen Graydon

Remembrance Day 2015.jpg

Remembrance Day 2015.jpg

Fcpl Connor Bennett during sunrise ceremony November 8, 2015

Advocate Article October 28 2015 242 Ross Ferguson_edited.jpg

Advocate Article October 28 2015 242 Ross Ferguson_edited.jpg

Promotions and COs Inspection

Erin Advocate Annual Review group photo June 17 2015.jpg

Erin Advocate Annual Review group photo June 17 2015.jpg

Retiring Cadets Annual Review 2015 - Erin Advocate June 17_edited.jpg

Retiring Cadets Annual Review 2015 - Erin Advocate June 17_edited.jpg

Annual Review Erin Advocate June 2015_edited.jpg

Annual Review Erin Advocate June 2015_edited.jpg

Advocate Article - Mark Keir - Belgium.jpg

Advocate Article - Mark Keir - Belgium.jpg

WO1 Mark Keir article Wellington Advertiser 2015-06-04-130248-1_edited.jpg

WO1 Mark Keir article Wellington Advertiser 2015-06-04-130248-1_edited.jpg

Wellington Advertiser - March 13 2015 - Lasagna Dinner Raises $4185.jpg

Wellington Advertiser - March 13 2015 - Lasagna Dinner Raises $4185.jpg

Advocate March 11 2015 - Lasagna Dinner a Fantastic Community Event - Letter to

Advocate March 11 2015 - Lasagna Dinner a Fantastic Community Event - Letter to

Advocate Article - March 11 2015 - Lasagna Dinner.jpg

Advocate Article - March 11 2015 - Lasagna Dinner.jpg

Advocate Article March 4 2015 - Lasagna Dinner Letter to the Editor.jpg

Advocate Article March 4 2015 - Lasagna Dinner Letter to the Editor.jpg

Advocate February 18 2015 - Optimist Presentation of Prizes for Lasagna Dinner.j

Advocate February 18 2015 - Optimist Presentation of Prizes for Lasagna Dinner.j

Wellington Advertiser Article Feb 20 2015 - Presentation from the Legion.jpg

Wellington Advertiser Article Feb 20 2015 - Presentation from the Legion.jpg

Advocate Wednesday, February 11, 2015 - Legion Presentation of Cheque to Cadets.

Advocate Wednesday, February 11, 2015 - Legion Presentation of Cheque to Cadets.

Wellington Advertiser Article Feb 20 2015 - Biathlon Team 2015 - January 28th Me

Wellington Advertiser Article Feb 20 2015 - Biathlon Team 2015 - January 28th Me

Advocate Wed Feb 11 2015 - Biathlon Team Results.jpg

Advocate Wed Feb 11 2015 - Biathlon Team Results.jpg

Wellington Advertiser Article Feb 20 2015 - Warplane Museum Trip from January.jp

Wellington Advertiser Article Feb 20 2015 - Warplane Museum Trip from January.jp

Advocate Article - February 19 - Optimist Presentation to Cadets 2015-page-0.jpg

Advocate Article - February 19 - Optimist Presentation to Cadets 2015-page-0.jpg

Advocate Article - Legion Presentation 2015.jpg

Advocate Article - Legion Presentation 2015.jpg

Advocate Article - Biathlon Team 2015 results 1.jpg

Advocate Article - Biathlon Team 2015 results 1.jpg

Warplane Museum Article Jan 21 2015 The Advocate.jpg

Warplane Museum Article Jan 21 2015 The Advocate.jpg

Erin Air Cadets Helping our Community - Dec 26 2014 The Advocate.jpg

Erin Air Cadets Helping our Community - Dec 26 2014 The Advocate.jpg

Erin Air Cadets Helping Their Community - Dec 26 2014 Wellington Advertiser.jpg

Erin Air Cadets Helping Their Community - Dec 26 2014 Wellington Advertiser.jpg

Erin Advocate Article - WO1 Mark Keir November 12 2014 - earns his wings.jpg

Erin Advocate Article - WO1 Mark Keir November 12 2014 - earns his wings.jpg

Erin Advocate Nov 12 Remembrance Day 2014 - Cenotaph Ceremony - Sgt Irving Kerr

Erin Advocate Nov 12 Remembrance Day 2014 - Cenotaph Ceremony - Sgt Irving Kerr

Erin Advocate Change of Command October 22 2014.jpg

Erin Advocate Change of Command October 22 2014.jpg

Air Cadet Legue of Canada Awards Program 2014.jpg

Air Cadet Legue of Canada Awards Program 2014.jpg

Awards Program page 2 signed by Keynote Speaker 2014.jpg

Awards Program page 2 signed by Keynote Speaker 2014.jpg

WO1 Mark Keir Runner Up for Cadet of the Year 2014.jpg

WO1 Mark Keir Runner Up for Cadet of the Year 2014.jpg

Know Your Community Article July 2 2014.jpg

Know Your Community Article July 2 2014.jpg

Annual Review - Wellington Advertiser July 11 2014.jpg

Annual Review - Wellington Advertiser July 11 2014.jpg

Annual Review 2014 Erin Advocate.jpg

Annual Review 2014 Erin Advocate.jpg

Annual Review 2014 - presentation Erin Advocate.jpg

Annual Review 2014 - presentation Erin Advocate.jpg

Annual Review Award Winners 2014 - Erin Advocate.jpg

Annual Review Award Winners 2014 - Erin Advocate.jpg

June 5th Wellington Advertiser WO1 Keir receives scholarship-page-0.jpg

June 5th Wellington Advertiser WO1 Keir receives scholarship-page-0.jpg

2013 Editorial

2013 Editorial

2013 Annual Review Part 1

2013 Annual Review Part 1

2013 Annual Review Part 2

2013 Annual Review Part 2

2013 Chris Hadfield / WO2 Mark Keir

2013 Chris Hadfield / WO2 Mark Keir

2013 Fall Gliding

2013 Fall Gliding

2013 Remembrance Day Front Page

2013 Remembrance Day Front Page

2013 Remembrance Day Inside

2013 Remembrance Day Inside

2013 Fall Gliding

2013 Fall Gliding

2013 Cadets donate to EWCS

2013 Cadets donate to EWCS

2014 Legion Donation

2014 Legion Donation

2014 Legion Donation

2014 Legion Donation

2014 Lasagna Dinner

2014 Lasagna Dinner

2014 Seniors + Veterans Annual Dinne

2014 Seniors + Veterans Annual Dinne

2014 9th Annual Lasagna Dinner

2014 9th Annual Lasagna Dinner

2014Optimist Donation Lasagna Dinner

2014Optimist Donation Lasagna Dinner

2014 Skiday Biathlon+Shooting Teams

2014 Skiday Biathlon+Shooting Teams

2014 Level 5 Cadets to Trenton

2014 Level 5 Cadets to Trenton

2014 Level 5 Cadets to Trenton

2014 Level 5 Cadets to Trenton

Cadets Tagging Advocate April 16 '14

Cadets Tagging Advocate April 16 '14

2011 Alan Crocker wins Top Awards

2011 Alan Crocker wins Top Awards

Cadets have resumed regular training on Tuesday evenings. 

Watch Google Classroom and email for updates regarding in-person or virtual meetings. 

 

NEW RECRUITS ALWAYS WELCOME!! TELL YOUR FRIENDS!!.

Register at any time throughout the year, on the first Tuesday immediately following your 12th birthday!

Address:
12 Dundas Street East

P.O. Box 42
Erin, Ontario, N0B 1T0

Email: ssc242erin@gmail.com
Attendance Telephone: 519-833-2422

Links: 

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