Herman J. Good VC
Branch # 18
Bathurst, New-Brunswick Canada
LOCAL SEA CADET CORP BRING HOME AWARD FROM TRAFALGAR DAYS IN SAINT JOHN, NB.
On February 12th,13th & 14th, 2010, The 275 RCSCC Chaleur attended a drill and band competion in St. John and took home first place for the performance of their Drill Commander.
The event (Trafalgar Days) included Corps from P.E.I. and New Brunswick and is held annually in St. John, N.B.
In front row left: STL.Derna Henry(Commanding Officer), Chief Petty Officer Second Class Eric Pitre (Drill Commander)
Second row left: PO2 Vienneau Erin, LC Boucher Tiffany, LS Beek Danika, LS Jackson Ashley, LC Pitre Dylan, PO2 Graves Sabastien.
Rear left: PO2 Roy Alain, LS Lynas Robin, LS Christie Jacob, LS Smith Bradly.
275 Chaleur Sea Cadets held their annual weekend fundraising event "Tag Day" drive in Bathurst in May 2009,
to help raise money in support of a variety of challenging and rewarding activities
as well as optional training, band equipment, camping and corps trips.
Thanks to people like Sonia Ahier (left) of Bathurst shown making a donation to Cadet LS Danika Beek for her support
and others who contributed to this worthy cause.
275 Chaleur Sea Cadet gets to experience the true meaning of a Seaman
Petty Officer First Class Eric Pitre attended an Annual Seamanship Concentration at CFB Esquimalt located in Victoria, British Columbia from the 14th to the 22nd of March 2009.
He gained the experience of a Seaman aboard a Canadian Naval Patrol Craft Training Vessel.
He learnt valuable seamanship skills throughout the time he spent aboard this Navy Ship.
Eric was one of five cadets chosen in all of New Brunswick to attend this camp. To be eligible for this camp, he submitted an application among dozens of other cadets his age,
than, to be accepted among his peers as an outstanding candidate.
At the end of February, Commanding Officer Sub-Lieutenant Henry received an official confirmation from CFB Gagetown
for his acceptance.
Activities that he participated onboard included: line handling, navigation, how to Skip a large vessel, and practice extreme team work.
In addition, among the other twelve sea cadets, Lieutenant Navy Cardinal presented Qualified Petty Officer First Class Eric Pitre of Bathurst with the Top Cadet award . This by itself is an outstanding accomplishment. This trip is sure to be one of the most memorable for not only this cadet, but the cadets in which he shares his story with the chance of a life time