UNIFORM RESOURCES

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Cadets are expected to take good care of their issued uniform and wear it properly, and with pride. It is the responsibility of cadets to ensure that they are in proper dress with respect to, and that their personal deportment conforms to, the standards that are outlined in the Air Cadet Dress Regulations (CATO 55-04).

If you require uniform parts, please contact the supply officer.

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NEW - Effective 25 Sep 2019

CJCR Dress Instructions - A-CR-CCO-100/AG-001

Effective immediately, the CJCR Dress Instructions supersede CATO 55-04 Air Cadet Dress Instructions.

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ORDERS OF DRESS BELOW


A-CR-CCO-100/AG-001

CJCR DRESS INSTRUCTIONS (2019)

AIR CADET UNIFORM – NUMBERED ORDERS OF DRESS

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OTHER ORDERS OF DRESS

Relaxed civvies: When cadets are allowed to wear relaxed civvies (during team practices, social occasions or other internal squadron activities), they are free to wear what they wish as long as it is in good taste and does not include forbidden items listed below. This includes jeans, shorts, sandals, t-shirts, etc.


Sports/PT gear: During sports or PT (Physical Training) activities, the following items must be worn:

  • Sports shoes and socks

  • Shorts or track pants (depending on preference and temperature)

  • T-shirt (a sweatshirt may be worn depending on preference and temperature)

  • If the activity is conducted outdoors, a hat (baseball cap or other).

Undergarments: Undergarments including brassiere for female cadets, must be worn at all times. These must not be visible either outside (i.e. underwear showing above the beltline) or through (i.e. dark brassiere under a light top) the clothing.

Forbidden items: The following items of clothing and accessories are not to be worn unless specifically authorised by the CO:

  • Hats and baseball caps, unless the activity is conducted outdoors.

  • Tank tops, undershirts, halter tops and other sleeveless tops, which includes sleeveless dresses.

  • Short tops that expose the belly and/or the belly button.

  • Oversized or ripped pants.

  • Short shorts/skirts that end more than 7.5 centimetres (3 inches) above the knee.

  • Any item of clothing displaying offensive language or images, such as sexual, racial, violent or other inappropriate themes.

Except for female cadets' earrings (one per ear), no visible piercings (tongue piercings are considered visible). Covering a forbidden piercing with an adhesive bandage (band-aid) is unacceptable.


The following is a status update for cadets awaiting Uniform parts. For sake of efficiency, there is no need to see Supply to ask whether your uniform has arrived. Please refer back regularly to this site and/or our facebook page until we resolve the uniform issue. If in the case a uniform or parts have arrived before this page can be updated, the Supply Officer will seek the cadet out.

Sep 30 - 2019
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GOOD TO KNOW / OTHER RESOURCES

UNIFORM SIZING

All returning cadets are to see Supply on Monday’s for uniform sizing and replacement. Supply will NOT accept any returning cadets on Wednesdays. Recruits are welcome to see Supply on Mondays. This policy is to ensure every cadet is served in a quick and timely manner.

Sizing involves measurement of eight different points - head, neck, chest, waist, hips and feet (length/width) - and can be tricky if cadets wear baggy clothing. It is recommended that a cadet arrives for sizing wearing properly fitting clothes for accurate sizing.

Parade boots are measured using UN Mondopoint. This method of measuring is far more accurate than a typical shoe sizing scale in measuring foot length. However, it cannot necessarily and accurately measure foot width if a cadet has foot issues (i.e. flat feet, fallen arches, pronation/supination). If a cadet is required to wear orthotics, they should inform the Supply officer as this will aid in correct boot sizing.

Note: The Supply Officer’s might detect but cannot diagnose the aforementioned issues. It is recommended that a cadet be brought to a medical practitioner for proper assessment. Happy feet… happy cadet.

HangerS

Supply will never say “No” to hangers. If you are looking to clear your closet of hangers, we can always use thin wire or plastic types. Note: As much as we would like to take thicker coat hangers to hang Parkas, our space is limited, hence the preference for thinner hangers.