Cadet Program Awards
Reference: Cadet Administrative and Training Order (CATO) 13-16
Army, Navy and Air Force Veterans in Canada Cadet Medal of Merit
CATO 13-16 Annex F
The Army, Navy and Air Force Veterans in Canada (ANAVETS), as a legacy to its desire to promote excellence and awareness of the CCO, has established the Army, Navy and Air Force Veterans in Canada Cadet Medal of Merit (ANAVETS Cadet Medal of Merit).
Air Force Association Medal Royal Canadian Air Cadets
The Air Force Association of Canada (AFAC) has established annual awards to be presented to Air cadets for excellence demonstrated on the Glider Pilot Scholarship (GPS) and the Power Pilot Scholarship (PPS). One medal shall be awarded to the top cadet, male or female, on both the GPS and the PPS at each of the five Regional Gliding Schools; this means five medals for the GPS and five medals for the PPS for a total of ten medals each year.
Order of St. George Cadet Medal
Medal presented at Cadet Summer Training Centers for Top Staff Cadet.
CATO 13-16 Annex G
Recognizing and rewarding cadet achievements are essential aspects of youth development. Furthermore, an award related to physical fitness is particularly important considering the related aim and associated participant outcome within the Cadet Program Mandate in CATO 11-03.
Air Cadet Service Medal
After 4 completed years of service, the Air Cadet League of Canada presents a service medal. For every year thereafter, a bar is awarded to the medal (with a rosette for the undress ribbon).
Top Senior NCO
Sgt or above
These cadets have demonstrated procedural knowledge of the chain of command and cadet correction. They have reliably executed tasks and are a prime example of excellent drill, dress, and deportment. They motivate their peers, seek initiative, and are effective in a parade position.
Must have instructed a lesson
These cadets demonstrate the characteristics of a premier instructor. Also mentors and motivates junior instructors to challenge and improve their own skills and methods in the classroom, in the field, or wherever they may be delivering the cadet training program.