Badges

Proficiency Badges

Proficiency badges shall be worn by cadets to whom they have been awarded for outstanding achievements. They shall be removed if the criteria for the badge are no longer being met. For example, if the physical fitness badge is earned for the first physical performance test in September cadets will be allowed to wear the badge. But if they do not meet the criteria to keep the badge for the second test in October, the badge shall be removed. Proficiency badges are as follow:

Academic Distinction

This badge is awarded to the cadets that have accumulated an average of 80% in the two semesters of the previous year.

Military Proficiency

A leadership Proficiency Badge will be awarded to a cadet who demonstrates outstanding military performance, along with superior all round performance, within the RMC Saint-Jean Operational Environment through the following:

  • demonstrate excellence to outstanding (Top Candidate) leadership and performance on summer training, summer OJE, or summer task;
  • demonstrate academic distinction by maintaining a minimum average of 70%;
  • minimum PPT (physical performance test) score of 350;
  • meet the minimum bilingualism component required –reaching the equivalent of module 3 in their second language.

Top Cadet Badge Added to Applicable to Proficiency Badge

The RMCC cadet (per year) demonstrating the highest standing of proficiency within a specific component will be awarded a gold braided crown to recognize their standard of performance and achievement. A top cadet badge will be awarded for each of the following proficiency badges:

  • highest academic distinction;
  • highest score in the military proficiency;
  • highest PPT score.

Physical Fitness

This badge is awarded to the cadets having achieved a minimum score of 400 on the PPT. The different exercices are the shuttle run, sit-ups, agility run, push ups and the standing long jump.

Bilinguism Proficiency (CCC)

The cadet has achieved or surpassed the bilinguism standard CCC.

Bilinguism Proficiency (BBB)

The cadet has achieved or surpassed the bilinguism standard BBB.

Bilinguism Proficiency (AAA)

The cadet has achieved or surpassed the bilinguism standard AAA.

Squadron and Year Markings

At the Royal Military College of Saint-Jean, cadet appointments are assigned within the Cadet Wing in order to provide OCdts with an opportunity to exercise and develop their leadership skills. The majority of these appointments are reassigned throughout the year, however; some will last for one or both terms.

Coloured patches of squadron colour with superimposed marking for the year shall be worn on uniforms as follow:

Preparatory

First Year (Junior)

First Year (Senior)

1 Squadron Dark Blue « Richelieu »

2 Squadron Maroon « Iberville »

3 Squadron Red « Tracy »

No 5 slip-ons

Top to bottom

  • Bar
  • Squadron colour and year identifier
  • The word « CANADA »

Cadet Appointments

Cadet Squadron Leader (CSL)

The Cadet Squadron Leader shall be responsible to the Sqn Comd for:

  • performing the day-to-day control, supervision and effective running of the squadron;
  • implementing of all orders as directed;
  • submitting of reports and returns as required including performance reviews of squadron personnel;
  • executing of special tasks as directed to the squadron;
  • ensuring the liaison between sqn cadets and the Sqn Comd in regards to their welfare and needs;
  • ensuring that sqn roll calls are executed IAW orders;
  • being constantly informed of the where about of the sqn cadets;
  • ensuring that sqn members achieve and maintain the standard in regards to dress, deportment and inspection;
  • disciplining and correcting OCdts when necessary; and
  • recommending corrective measures when necessary.

Deputy Cadet Squadron Leader (D CSL)

The D CSL shall be responsible to the CSL for:

  • assisting the CSL with the day-to-day control, supervision and effective running of the squadron;
  • assisting the CSL with the implementation of all orders as directed;
  • assisting the CSL with in the submission of reports and returns as required including performance reviews of squadron personnel;
  • overseeing the execution of special tasks as directed to the squadron;
  • ensuring the liaison between sqn cadets and the CSL in regards to their welfare and needs;
  • ensuring that sqn roll calls are executed IAW orders;
  • being constantly informed of the where about of the sqn cadets;
  • ensuring that sqn members achieve and maintain the standard in regards to dress, deportment and inspection;
  • disciplining and correcting OCdts when necessary; and
  • recommending corrective measures when necessary.

Cadet Squadron Training Officer (CSTO)

The CSTO shall be responsible to the CSL for:

  • making sure that squadron members behave appropriately during form up and on parade;
  • coordinating with the Sqn Sgt or the WSM on all matters related to parades, training, dress, deportment, room standard and infrastructure for the Sqn;
  • reporting squadron attendance for Cadet Wing events, classes, and Sqn meetings;
  • to give supplementary drill to the wing defaulters when their squadron is on duty; and
  • assuming such duties as detailed by the CSL.

Cadet Flight Leader (CFL)

The CFL shall be responsible to the CSL for:

  • performing the day-to-day control, supervision and effective running of the flight;
  • implementing of all orders as directed;
  • submitting of reports and returns as required including performance reviews of Flight personnel;
  • executing of special tasks as directed to the flight; and
  • maintaining effective liaison between the flight cadets and the CSL on all matters affecting the flight and the squadron.

Cadet Section Commander (CSC)

The CSC shall be responsible to the CFL for:

  • performing the day-to-day control, and effective running of the section;
  • implementing of all orders as directed;;
  • submitting reports as required including performance reviews of section personnel;
  • overseeing the execution of special tasks as directed to the section;
  • maintaining effective liaison with the CFL on all matters affecting the section and the flight;
  • assisting in the maintenance of the highest standard of dress, discipline and individual deportment of the flight on and off College grounds; and
  • assuming the duties of CFL when required, and performing the tasks assigned by the CFL.
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