Sea, Army, Air Cadets host Tri-Service Annual Ceremonial Review

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Published on May 28, 2012
Royal Canadian Navy Commander Sean Irvine reviews 258 Amherst Sea Cadet Jaycee Hawkes, while Matt Allen (right) waits his turn to be inspected during the Tri-Service review Sunday at Amherst Stadium.
Dave Mathieson - Amherst Daily News

AMHERST – Cadets from throughout Cumberland County gathered for the 2012 Tri-Service Annual Ceremonial Review Sunday at Amherst Stadium.

Cadets taking part in the review were the 258 Amherst Sea Cadets, the 272 Amherst Army Cadets and the 154 Amherst Anson Air Cadet Squadron.

Also taking part in the ceremony was the 763 Royal Canadian Air Cadet Squadron. Bouctouche.

The reviewing officer at the review was Commander Sean Irvine.

Irvine was appointed Deputy Chief of Staff of Staff Surface Operation at Maritime Forces Atlantic in 2010, where he has been charged with directing the Royal Canadian Navy’s participation in OP MOBILE in support of peace operations in Libya and the Mediterranean, and OP ARTEMIS, the RCN’s contribution to counter-terrorism activities in the Gulf of Oman and the Horn of Africa.

Cadets who received awards and the graduating cadets at the Tri Service Annual Ceremonial Review are as follows:

Royal Canadian Legion Cadet Medal of Excellence - Sgt. Brandon Metz

Sobey’s 1st Year Achievement Award - LAC Evan Stone

Top Level One - LAC Noah MacDonald

Top Level 2 - Cpl Brandon Davidson

Top Level 3 - FCpl Bradley Beaulieu

Top Level 4 - Sgt Randy Mc Nevin

Top Level 5 - FSgt Grant McHaffie

Most Improved Cadet - FSgt Grant McHaffie

Top Jr. Cadet - Cpl Tanner George

Top Sr. Cadet - WO I Nikki Roberts

Ed Weatherdon Award for Top Marksman - WO II Max Sullivan

Most Improved Bandsman - FCpl Gabriel Gough

Squadron Commander's Award - WO II Max Sullivan

CO's Award - WO I Nikki Roberts & FSgt Colton Manette

154's graduating cadets are:

FSgt Tyler Haines, FSgt Colton Manette, WO II Max Sullivan and WO I Nikki Roberts