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3 weeks ago

πŸŽ‰ It’s the most wonderful time of the year, it’s almost time for our ACR!

πŸ† The Staff, Cadets and Sponsoring Committee of 540 Golden Hawks cordially invite you to our 73rd Annual Ceremonial Review, on 1 June 2024 1:00PM-4:00PM at River Oaks Community Centre.

πŸ“¨ Please RSVP using this link: forms.office.com/pages/responsepage.aspx?id=-2oSqwzmL062z8c1DHbchFR23ZOVT8dPsy7deN1Te4ZUMUFBWURBN...
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πŸŽ‰ It’s the most wonderful time of the year, it’s almost time for our ACR!

πŸ† The Staff, Cadets and Sponsoring Committee of 540 Golden Hawks cordially invite you to our 73rd Annual Ceremonial Review, on 1 June 2024 1:00PM-4:00PM at River Oaks Community Centre.

πŸ“¨ Please RSVP using this link: https://forms.office.com/pages/responsepage.aspx?id=-2oSqwzmL062z8c1DHbchFR23ZOVT8dPsy7deN1Te4ZUMUFBWURBNzE1UTE4VEw3Q1NWS1RSOVMySyQlQCN0PWcu
1 month ago

Attention Oakville Community!!

540 Golden Hawks is running a spring food drive, in support of local food insecurity initiatives. As part of our food drive, we want you to get involved!

Each Tuesday from 7-8PM, come by our regular training nights at T.A. Blakelock High School and donate some non-perishable food items, especially those items on the need list! Items must be sealed, not expired or damaged in any way.

The Spring Food Drive will run until May 14. If you have questions, send us a DM! All proceeds will go to Fare Share Food Bank Oakville.

#540goldenhawks #oakvilleaircadets #givingbacktothecommunity
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Attention Oakville Community!!

540 Golden Hawks is running a spring food drive, in support of local food insecurity initiatives. As part of our food drive, we want you to get involved!

Each Tuesday from 7-8PM, come by our regular training nights at T.A. Blakelock High School and donate some non-perishable food items, especially those items on the need list! Items must be sealed, not expired or damaged in any way.

The Spring Food Drive will run until May 14. If you have questions, send us a DM! All proceeds will go to Fare Share Food Bank Oakville.

#540goldenhawks #oakvilleaircadets #givingbacktothecommunity
2 months ago

540's March break trip was full of fun and excitement! From Old Quebec's historic cobblestone streets to exploring the rich history of Ottawa's Parliament and the National War Museum. We immersed ourselves in some amazing experiences, creating memories that will last a lifetime 🌟 ✈️ 🍁 #marchbreak #quebeccity #ottawa ... See MoreSee Less

540s March break trip was full of fun and excitement! From Old Quebecs historic cobblestone streets to exploring the rich history of Ottawas Parliament and the National War Museum.  We immersed ourselves in some amazing experiences, creating memories that will last a lifetime 🌟 ✈️ 🍁 #MarchBreak #QuebecCity #OttawaImage attachmentImage attachment+7Image attachment
2 months ago

Are you wondering about what it is like at summer training? Struggling to decide what courses you should apply to? Check out what some 540 cadets said about their experiences at camp last summer!
#540goldenhawks #cadetscan #summertraining
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Are you wondering about what it is like at summer training? Struggling to decide what courses you should apply to?  Check out what some 540 cadets said about their experiences at camp last summer! 
#540GoldenHawks #CadetsCAN #summertrainingImage attachmentImage attachment+5Image attachment
3 months ago

Happy International Women's Day!
Did you know that out of the nine warrants at 540, eight are women, including the WO1? They play a vital role in the staff team, helping to lead the squadron. Without these hardworking women, the squadron wouldn't be where it is today. Thank you to all the past, present, and future female cadets of 540 for serving your community with grace and dedication.
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Happy International Womens Day!
Did you know that out of the nine warrants at 540, eight are women, including the WO1? They play a vital role in the staff team, helping to lead the squadron. Without these hardworking women, the squadron wouldnt be where it is today. Thank you to all the past, present, and future female cadets of 540 for serving your community with grace and dedication.Image attachmentImage attachment+6Image attachment
3 months ago

Black History Month is a time where we honor the remarkable achievements, resilience, and contributions of Black individuals throughout history.

Here at 540, we strive to create a culturally diverse community. Let’s use this time to reflect on the past, celebrate the present, and work together to shape a more inclusive and equitable future for everyone! πŸ™Œ

#BHM2024 #BHM540
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Black History Month is a time where we honor the remarkable achievements, resilience, and contributions of Black individuals throughout history. 

Here at 540, we strive to create a culturally diverse community. Let’s use this time to reflect on the past, celebrate the present, and work together to shape a more inclusive and equitable future for everyone! πŸ™Œ

#BHM2024 #BHM540
3 months ago

#Spotlight celebrating Flight Sergeant Chirag Chidananda's remarkable cadet journey and his next chapter at the United States Air Force Academy, Class of 2028. 🌟
Since day one, FSgt Chidananda embraced the cadet experience, which sparked his interest in a military career. His dedication and hard work have allowed him to part take in some invaluable experiences. From Ground School and leadership roles to summer training experiences like an international exchange to the United States Civil Air Patrol School. Each step of his cadet career helped FSgt Chidananda get to this next step.
FSgt Chidananda's mantra, to "stop at nothing until I accomplish my mission," reflects the spirit of determination that has led him to a spot in the United States Air Force Academy. As he moves on from our squadron, we are proud to have been a part of his journey and are excited to see him thrive as he takes on the challenges and rewards of becoming a professional Air Force or Space Force officer.
Congratulations, FSgt Chidananda! You've shown us that with perseverance and commitment, the sky's the limit. Your squadron family will be cheering you on as you embark on this new journey. πŸ›« πŸŽ“ #540Air #CadetsCAN
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#Spotlight celebrating Flight Sergeant Chirag Chidanandas remarkable cadet journey and his next chapter at the United States Air Force Academy, Class of 2028. 🌟
Since day one, FSgt Chidananda embraced the cadet experience, which sparked his interest in a military career. His dedication and hard work have allowed him to part take in some invaluable experiences. From Ground School and leadership roles to summer training experiences like an international exchange to the United States Civil Air Patrol School. Each step of his cadet career helped FSgt Chidananda get to this next step.
FSgt Chidanandas mantra, to stop at nothing until I accomplish my mission, reflects the spirit of determination that has led him to a spot in the United States Air Force Academy. As he moves on from our squadron, we are proud to have been a part of his journey and are excited to see him thrive as he takes on the challenges and rewards of becoming a professional Air Force or Space Force officer.
Congratulations, FSgt Chidananda! Youve shown us that with perseverance and commitment, the skys the limit. Your squadron family will be cheering you on as you embark on this new journey. πŸ›« πŸŽ“ #540Air #CadetsCANImage attachmentImage attachment
4 months ago

Together we can break the silence and spark a conversation! πŸ’™πŸ’¬

540’s cadets had a message to share for todays #BellLetsTalk Day. With activities such as our colouring station, our cadets were able to show their support, engage in calming activities and have honest discussions.

Let’s unite against stigma and support mental health awareness. Every conversation matters!

#540LetsTalk #MentalHealthMatters
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Together we can break the silence and spark a conversation! πŸ’™πŸ’¬

540’s cadets had a message to share for todays #BellLetsTalk Day. With activities such as our colouring station, our cadets were able to show their support, engage in calming activities and have honest discussions.

Let’s unite against stigma and support mental health awareness. Every conversation matters!

#540LetsTalk #MentalHealthMattersImage attachmentImage attachment+4Image attachment
4 months ago

Together we can break the silence and spark a conversation! πŸ’™πŸ’¬

540’s cadets had a message to share for todays #BellLetsTalk Day. With activities such as our colouring station, our cadets were able to show their support, engage in calming activities and have honest discussions.

Let’s unite against stigma and support mental health awareness. Every conversation matters!

#540LetsTalk #MentalHealthMatters
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Together we can break the silence and spark a conversation! πŸ’™πŸ’¬

540’s cadets had a message to share for todays #BellLetsTalk Day. With activities such as our colouring station, our cadets were able to show their support, engage in calming activities and have honest discussions.

Let’s unite against stigma and support mental health awareness. Every conversation matters!

#540LetsTalk #MentalHealthMattersImage attachmentImage attachment+4Image attachment
4 months ago

Take a look at what 540's been up to during the first half 2023-2024 training year!

So far, this training year, 540 squadron has been very busy. From the welcome back BBQ and first training night in September to the bagging and fall FTX in October. In November, we had the poppy tagging and attended remembrance day parades and Santa Claus parades. Finally, to close off the year, we had the CAF famil day and sports night before the winter stand-down in December. Thank you to the Golden Hawks family for a great 2023. Cheers to an even better 2024!
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Take a look at what 540s been up to during the first half 2023-2024 training year!

So far, this training year, 540 squadron has been very busy. From the welcome back BBQ and first training night in September to the bagging and fall FTX in October. In November, we had the poppy tagging and attended remembrance day parades and Santa Claus parades. Finally, to close off the year, we had the CAF famil day and sports night before the winter stand-down in December. Thank you to the Golden Hawks family for a great 2023. Cheers to an even better 2024!Image attachmentImage attachment+2Image attachment
5 months ago

🍎 In a historic effort, Oakville air cadets from 540 Golden Hawks Squadron contributed to a record-breaking donation of over 750 items to the McMaster Community Fridge!

πŸ₯«During the past 6 weeks, cadets, staff, parents and the Oakville community came together to donate a variety of non-perishable food, personal hygiene items and parenthood products.

πŸ“The McMaster Community Fridge β€” a 24/7 food insecurity resource available to students, staff and surrounding community members in the Hamilton area β€” was chosen to receive the donation this year.

❀️Donations like these go to support so many families and individuals in need, especially during the holiday season.
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🍎 In a historic effort, Oakville air cadets from 540 Golden Hawks Squadron contributed to a record-breaking donation of over 750 items to the McMaster Community Fridge!

πŸ₯«During the past 6 weeks, cadets, staff, parents and the Oakville community came together to donate a variety of non-perishable food, personal hygiene items and parenthood products. 

πŸ“The McMaster Community Fridge β€” a 24/7 food insecurity resource available to students, staff and surrounding community members in the Hamilton area β€” was chosen to receive the donation this year. 

❀️Donations like these go to support so many families and individuals in need, especially during the holiday season.Image attachmentImage attachment+1Image attachment
6 months ago

Teamwork makes the dream work! πŸ€–β€‹ Our level 4 cadets had the opportunity to participate in a day of innovation strategy and fun. Thank you to FIRST Robotics for hosting this amazing event! #firstrobotics #futureengineers ... See MoreSee Less

Teamwork makes the dream work! πŸ€–β€‹ Our level 4 cadets had the opportunity to participate in a day of innovation strategy and fun. Thank you to FIRST Robotics for hosting this amazing event! #FIRSTRobotics #futureengineersImage attachmentImage attachment+7Image attachment
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3 weeks ago

πŸŽ‰ It’s the most wonderful time of the year, it’s almost time for our ACR!

πŸ† The Staff, Cadets and Sponsoring Committee of 540 Golden Hawks cordially invite you to our 73rd Annual Ceremonial Review, on 1 June 2024 1:00PM-4:00PM at River Oaks Community Centre.

πŸ“¨ Please RSVP using this link: forms.office.com/pages/responsepage.aspx?id=-2oSqwzmL062z8c1DHbchFR23ZOVT8dPsy7deN1Te4ZUMUFBWURBN...
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πŸŽ‰ It’s the most wonderful time of the year, it’s almost time for our ACR!

πŸ† The Staff, Cadets and Sponsoring Committee of 540 Golden Hawks cordially invite you to our 73rd Annual Ceremonial Review, on 1 June 2024 1:00PM-4:00PM at River Oaks Community Centre.

πŸ“¨ Please RSVP using this link: https://forms.office.com/pages/responsepage.aspx?id=-2oSqwzmL062z8c1DHbchFR23ZOVT8dPsy7deN1Te4ZUMUFBWURBNzE1UTE4VEw3Q1NWS1RSOVMySyQlQCN0PWcu
1 month ago

Attention Oakville Community!!

540 Golden Hawks is running a spring food drive, in support of local food insecurity initiatives. As part of our food drive, we want you to get involved!

Each Tuesday from 7-8PM, come by our regular training nights at T.A. Blakelock High School and donate some non-perishable food items, especially those items on the need list! Items must be sealed, not expired or damaged in any way.

The Spring Food Drive will run until May 14. If you have questions, send us a DM! All proceeds will go to Fare Share Food Bank Oakville.

#540goldenhawks #oakvilleaircadets #givingbacktothecommunity
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Attention Oakville Community!!

540 Golden Hawks is running a spring food drive, in support of local food insecurity initiatives. As part of our food drive, we want you to get involved!

Each Tuesday from 7-8PM, come by our regular training nights at T.A. Blakelock High School and donate some non-perishable food items, especially those items on the need list! Items must be sealed, not expired or damaged in any way.

The Spring Food Drive will run until May 14. If you have questions, send us a DM! All proceeds will go to Fare Share Food Bank Oakville.

#540goldenhawks #oakvilleaircadets #givingbacktothecommunity
2 months ago

540's March break trip was full of fun and excitement! From Old Quebec's historic cobblestone streets to exploring the rich history of Ottawa's Parliament and the National War Museum. We immersed ourselves in some amazing experiences, creating memories that will last a lifetime 🌟 ✈️ 🍁 #marchbreak #quebeccity #ottawa ... See MoreSee Less

540s March break trip was full of fun and excitement! From Old Quebecs historic cobblestone streets to exploring the rich history of Ottawas Parliament and the National War Museum.  We immersed ourselves in some amazing experiences, creating memories that will last a lifetime 🌟 ✈️ 🍁 #MarchBreak #QuebecCity #OttawaImage attachmentImage attachment+7Image attachment
2 months ago

Are you wondering about what it is like at summer training? Struggling to decide what courses you should apply to? Check out what some 540 cadets said about their experiences at camp last summer!
#540goldenhawks #cadetscan #summertraining
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