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This September is the perfect time to get involved in army cadets. If you’re looking for action, adventure, and friendship, then look no further than Vancouver’s 72nd Royal Canadian Army Cadet Corps! Our first meeting of the 2018/19 year is on Tuesday, Sept 11 at 6:30PM – come on down to our Burrard Street location…

ACR 2017-18; It’s a wrap!

Our 106th Annual Cadet Review (ACR) was held this past Saturday, June 09, at the historic Seaforth Armoury on Burrard Street. As Reviewing Officer LCol Ed Haverstock, CD, noted in his remarks, this has been a stellar year for our corps: cadets from the 72nd participated in three field training exercises, an exchange trip to…

2018 Scotland Exchange

Arguably one of the most unique things about being a Seaforth army cadet is the opportunity to participate in the exchange program with army cadets in Scotland. This year it was our turn to visit Scotland and we are grateful to the Army Cadets Scotland’s Glasgow and Lanarkshire Battalion for their hospitality. Thanks are also…

Regimental Senior Cadet Day

One of the great benefits of the cadet program is the relationship cadet corps have with their regimental sponsors and the training day held for senior cadets at the Seaforth Armoury this weekend is an excellent example of this. Staring bright and early, and running all day long, over 40 senior cadets were hosted by…

Vimy Day 2018

As reported previously on this blog, the 72nd Seaforth’s Warrant Officer Isabella Urbanowski was one of eleven cadets chosen to participate in the “Vimy Battlefield Tour” this year. Now back from that trip, she prepared and delivered the following remarks at the 2018 Vimy Day Commemoration at Mountainview Cemetery today. These remarks are reproduced below…

Return to Seaforth Armoury

After six years away, Vancouver’s oldest army cadet corps has moved back to the beautifully renovated Seaforth Armoury at 1650 Burrard Street. Over the past few years, the historic building has undergone extensive work, including seismic upgrades, and is now surely among the best equipped and most attractive in the country. Effective March 6, 2018,…

FTX Wandering Stag

The howl of the coyotes could be heard, but thankfully none were seen during our weekend field training exercise (“FTX”) at the Coyote Campground, adjacent to the spectacular Campbell Valley Regional Park. The “wandering” part of the exercise included development of navigation skills using map and compass, communicating remotely with use of radios, hiking and…

Marksmanship Team in Zone Competition

Congratulations to cadets of the 72nd Seaforth RCACC Marksmanship Team for representing us at the zone regional marksmanship competition this weekend. This is the first time this team has competed together and, while official results have not yet been posted, everyone did an excellent job. Contestants from six area cadet corps gathered at North Vancouver’s…

Happy New Year!

The army cadet program has much to do with developing friendships, having fun, and seeking adventure … so we send the wish that the New Year bring all three of those things to you too! For our part, we are looking forward to several highlights in the months to come: the Biathlon team will compete…