Observing the Regiment

Torrential rains and howling winds and frigid temperatures did nothing to dampen the spirits and enthusiasm of adventurous Seaforth Highlander Cadets this last weekend (31 Jan – 02 Feb 2020) as they joined their affiliated Primary Reserve Unit, the Seaforth Highlanders of Canada on their weekend training at Rocky Point, Vancouver Island. In keeping with…

Exercise Pioneer Crossing

We promised outdoor adventure and – with the help of our sponsoring Regiment – we delivered in spades (and axes) last weekend! In “Exercise Pioneer Crossing” 72nd RCACC Capt. Leong and cadet Sgt. Ching joined members of the Seaforth Highlanders of Canada at one of their field exercises in Chilliwack and enjoyed an up-close and…

Ceremonial Review concludes the year

Just as the school year comes to an end, so too does the cadet year. There is no final exam, but there is a final parade – the Annual Ceremonial Review (ACR). The 72nd’s review was held Saturday June 8 at the historic Seaforth Armoury. Over sixty guests attended the afternoon event which featured HCol…

How to read a uniform

Rank Insignia, Badges, and Medals You can tell a lot about a cadet by their uniform. Like the hieroglyphs of ancient Egypt, the symbols displayed on uniforms tell a story. Generally speaking, these symbols fall into four categories – rank insignia, star level badges, training badges, and medals. Rank badges are based on criteria such…

The Ortona Dinner

Remembering our past and marking major historical and civic events in Canadian history is an important aspect of the Army Cadet program. Readers may have seen Seaforth cadets at a Canada Day parade, a Remembrance Day event, or event at the opening of one of the BC Lions’ football games. But, because it is less…