Was born in Calgary, AB and raised just outside the city. Attended William Aberhart High School then went on to the University of Calgary where he attained a degree in Physical Education and Bachelor of Education. He met his wife while working as a Photographer for Miss Rodeo Canada at the Calgary Stampede. He has two children and currently is employed as a teacher for the Rockyview School Division.
Lt Ada Fong – Training Officer / Administration Officer
Lt Fong was born in Hong Kong, she and her family moved to Canada in 1994 and had since lived in Calgary, AB. Lt Fong’s involvement with cadets began as a cadet with 2509 RCACC. In 2003, she returned as a Civilian Volunteer and was enlisted in the CIC in 2004 with 3125 RCACC where she has been since. From the University of Calgary, she graduated with a BA in Communications and Culture, and a minor in Sociology. Lt Fong is currently continuing her education, working towards a certificate in Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorder, leading into a degree in Disability and Community Rehabilitation.
Lt Jon Carpino – Assistant Training Officer / Unit Cadet Conflict Management Advisor Lt Carpino has been with the Army Cadet program since joining in 2003. Lt Carpino spent his cadet career at 1955 RCACC until 2010, when he transferred to 3125 RCACC. He has been listed as a CIC officer since June 2011 and currently manages internal training at the unit. Outside of cadets, Lt Carpino is taking a Bachelor of Environmental Science at the University of Calgary, works as a production sound and lighting technician, and as a DJ.
C/MWO Madi Paquette - Regimental Sergeant Major (RSM)
Volunteers with the Cadet Corps:
Cpl Kevin Deng (Calgary Highlanders, Reserve Forces ) - Volunteer/ Training Adviser
Ms Cherie Haynes – Volunteer / Assisting Administration
Mr. Timothy Frizzell – Volunteer / Assisting Supply
Mr. Chadwick Cairns - Volunteer / Instruction
Join Our Team
Cadets is a Free Program for all youth in Canada to join. Simply visit us on a Parade Night - Any Monday evening during school months between 1830hrs and 2100 hrs to have a talk with our staff, view training, and have any questions you may have answered.