217ACU Lake Macquarie is looking for young people to join.

Army cadets

217 Army Cadet Unit (ACU)
Quarterly Report

Yvonne Fuller
217 Army Cadet Unit (ACU) ~ Training Officer (TRGOFFR)

Hello all. April consisted of cadets participating in ANZAC Commemorative Activities for 2019, such as National Servicemens Service, Speers Point Dawn service, Ryhope Service and Toronto Service. 217ACU did not participate in ATA 2019.

On the 13th April, 217ACU was invited to attend the Masonic Hallin Toronto by the Toronto RSL Sub-Branch where cadets where cadets participated in catafalque party, service and dining-in night. During the service the cadets learned dining-in ettiquette and how to prperly conduct themselves in public.

On the 25th April, cadets from 217ACU attended the Boolaroo/Speers Point RSL Sub-Branch Dawn Service held at Speers Point Park arriving at 05:00 Hrs. When the service was completed the 217ACU Cadetsthe moved to Ryhope at 09:00 Hrs  where they admirably performed both catafalque and gaurd parties. At the completion of the ryhope Service the 217ACU cadets were  invited to participate in the March down The Boulevade Toronto to the Epitaph in Goffort Park where they performed both catafalque and gaurd parties for this service as well.

upcoming events for 217ACU mainly include Op-Tool Box, a unit working bee, WTSS and June Long Weekend Term 2 Camp.

I thank you all for your continued support and patience.

Yvonne Fuller

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217ACU parades every Monday evening during the school term:

  • at Charlton Christian College, Fassifern
  • 1800 – 2100 (6 pm – 9 pm)

– so just come along and learn experiences for the future.

Ages from 12½ to 18


For more information:

Visit the Army Cadets website: www.armycadets.gov.au

or Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/hqaustarmycadets/


Captain (AAC) Yvonne Fuller  (Officer Commanding 217ACU)

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