Sea Cadet Capt. John Cloke

Sea cadets honour Salvation Army, promote members

Every year Port Alberni’s sea cadet corp commanding officer John Cloke takes two and a half months off of work to train cadets.

Every year Port Alberni’s sea cadet corp commanding officer John Cloke takes two and a half months off of work to train cadets at Albert Head Cadet Summer Training Centre. On April 2, members of the Canadian Forces Liaison Council thanked Cloke’s employer, Maj. Bruce Mac Kenzie of the Salvation Army, for allowing Cloke the time off.

Skip Triplett, a former Armoured Military Officer and former CEO of Kwantlen College, and Lt.-Col. Don Stedeford, former CO of the Canadian Scottish Regiment, were in Port Alberni to bestow honours on Mac Kenzie.

Also on April 2, two members of the corps received promotions—Meighan Hygaard to the rank of Sub-Lieutenant and Kennedy O’Donovan to the rank of cadet Chief Petty Officer Second Class.

The sea cadet program is for youth 12–18 years old.

Anyone interested in learning more can show up at a meeting on Thursdays at the Port Alberni Youth Centre, 4210 Cedarwood St., call Cloke at 250-730-0944 or e-mail John.Cloke@cadets.gc.ca.

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