Sgt. Hillstead of the No. 581 Castlegar Squadron Royal Canadian Air Cadets salutes reviewing officer Mayor Lawrence Chernoff during the squadron's 58th annual inspection

Mayor inspects cadets

The 58th annual inspection of No. 581 Squadron, Royal Canadian Air Cadets took place in Castlegar Thursday night, with Mayor Lawrence Chernoff serving as the reviewing officer.

  • Jun. 2, 2011 8:00 p.m.

The 58th annual inspection of No. 581 Squadron, Royal Canadian Air Cadets took place in Castlegar Thursday night, with Mayor Lawrence Chernoff serving as the reviewing officer.

After being inspected by the mayor, the cadets put on first-aid and drill demonstrations for an audience of dozens in the arena at the Complex.

Cadets were also honoured with a variety of awards during the ceremony and at a dinner that followed where friends and family members gathered to celebrate the achievements of the young men and women.

For more on the Castlegar cadets and their latest inspection, see next week’s edition (June 9) of the Castlegar News.

You can also see more photos from the inspection right now at: facebook.com/castlegarnews

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