Maj. Anthony Bone (center)

Former Creston cadet takes command of 3005 Army Cadet Corps

Web Lead

A change in leadership on June 7 saw Capt. David Jones turn over command of the 40-member 3005 Royal Canadian Army Cadet Corps to Capt. Bryanne Materi. With Lt.-Col. Kirk Jones, commanding officer of 39 Service Battalion and retired lt.-col. Phillip Sherwin joining over 80 members of the community in attendance, the parade celebrated the service of Jones to the corps over the last two years, and welcomed Materi to the corps and regimental family.

Materi is a newcomer to Victoria, after having grown up in Creston. She started working with the 3005 Army Cadet Corps in April 2012.

“It’s going to be a fantastic year ahead,” said the newly minted commanding officer, who works as a geography laboratory technician at Camosun College. “We’ve already made plans for canoe trips, winter survival weekends, as well as leadership opportunities for the senior cadets. … There is so much support from 11 Service Battalion, our affiliated unit, as well as the community — we have a great team.”

Materi was a cadet in Creston with 1746 Royal Canadian Army Cadet Corps from 1997-2003. She completed her bachelor of arts degree and followed up with a bachelor of education degree from the University of British Columbia – Okanagan.

Royal Canadian Army Cadets is a national youth organization jointly sponsored by the Department of National Defence/Canadian Forces and the civilian Army Cadet League of Canada, and encourages leadership and citizenship, physical fitness, and an interest in the land forces activities of the Canadian Forces primarily by outdoor activities. There is no enrolment or uniform fee and summer training opportunities are available for selected Cadets. For more information, please visit www.cadets.ca.

— ROYAL CANADIAN ARMY CADET CORPS

Just Posted

Increases in taxes, utilities lead to higher rents, businessman tells Creston Town Council

Local businessman and landlord Keith Goforth accused the Town of being unsupportive of business development.

Everyone is entitled to their opinion

I do not appreciate having someone’s opinion shoved in my face.

Let there be peace

Let us show respect and love

Holiday season means more impaired drivers are on the road

It was another slow week for Creston RCMP members, who responded to… Continue reading

Committee for an Affordable Fire Hall ready to get to work

The public will be invited to submit their written ideas for “the top ten ways to get an affordable fire hall.”

VIDEO: Average Canadian food bill to rise by $348 in 2018

Atlantic Canada and B.C. will see the most increases for consumers

Court denies WestJet’s bid to toss out discrimination lawsuit of former worker

Mandalena Lewis is suing WestJet over allegations of gender-based discrimination

Sagmoen neighbours recall alleged hammer attack

Woman was screaming outside Maple Ridge townhouse in 2013

Accused B.C. drug smuggler to be extradited

Supreme Court of Canada upholds extradition order for accused Shuswap drug smuggler, Colin Martin

One convicted, two cleared in 2014 deaths of men in B.C.’s Cariboo

Andrew Jongbloets convicted of manslaughter in deaths of Matthew Hennigar, 23 and Kalvin Andy, 22

VIDEO: Researchers rely on drones to survey aftermath of B.C. wildfires

UBC researchers use drones to study the historic 2017 wildfires in B.C.’s Interior

AHUS patient Shantee Anaquod is home for Christmas

Less than a month after receiving first dose of $750K drug, 23 year old healthy enough to go home

Firefighter dies, thousands more take on California blaze

This is second death linked to the Thomas fire, northwest of Los Angeles

Moose calves rescued in northern B.C. are ‘golden nuggets:’ researcher

Calves discovered near Prince George in late May. Mother had been killed by a car

Most Read