Cadet Medal Nomination period —19 February to 10 March 2018

Summer Training 2018
February 18, 2018
24 February 2018 – Sports Day!
February 22, 2018


Ref: CATO 13-16

Army Cadet League of Canada Policy 13.1

Application for Consideration Strathcona

Application for Consideration Legion Medal

Policy-13-1-ACSM-application-form-E_FILLABLE_rev-Mar-2016 2

Applications are now being accepted for the following national cadet honours and awards that will be awarded at the Annual Cadet Review (ACR) on the 27 May 2018.  (selection criteria is also noted below):

Application forms are included in this post and are available at the administration office.


a) The Lord Strathcona Medal

Ref: CATO 13-16 Annex D para 6


The recipient must have a complete knowledge of the activities of the

cadet movement and must meet the following requirements:

a. have a high level of physical fitness;

b. have qualified to a training level not below:

      (2) Silver Star in the Army Cadets,

c. have met all requirements of their corps/sqn’s mandatory training program and

attended at least 75%  of the scheduled training parades in the year of nomination;

d. have met all requirements of their corps/sqn’s optional/support training

program and participated in at least 50 per cent of scheduled activities in the year

of nomination;

e. have completed three years as a cadet; and

f. be regarded by peers and supervisors as exemplifying the model cadet.


b) The Royal Canadian Legion Cadet Medal of Excellence

Ref: CATO 13-16 Annex E para 6


The main objective in awarding the RCL Cadet Medal of Excellence is to

emphasize the citizenship aspects of the cadet program. To be eligible for

consideration, a cadet must meet the following conditions:

a. met all requirements of the corps/sqn annual mandatory and optional training


b. participated in a minimum of three community service events, in addition to

those supported by the cadet corps/sqn;

c. regarded by peers and superiors as exemplifying the model cadet; and

d. enhanced the cadet corps/sqn through:

     (1) co-operation with peers and subordinates,

     (2) comradeship,

     (3) promoting goodwill and morale within the corps/sqn,

     (4) aiding in the development of group identity and cohesiveness,

     (5) supporting and assisting fellow unit members, and

     (6) his/her involvement in the local community.

c) Army Cadet service medal


3. The onus shall be on the individual cadet to apply for this award on form “Application for the Army Cadet Service Medal” (attached).

4. To qualify for this award, a serving cadet must have successfully completed four calendar years (from enrolment date) of honourable service with no serious infractions, and be recommended by the Cadet Corps Commanding Officer. All Army Cadets past or future shall be eligible for this award.

All applications are due by 1600 hours on

March 10, 2018 to the Administration officer. No late applications will be accepted.

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