CO's Coin

Awarded by the Squadron CO to acknowledge outstanding service to the squadron, exemplary qualities befitting a Top Cadet, or other meritorious actions.

28 Jun 2021

Major Kris Van Apeldoorn

As commanding officer

22 Jun 2021

CV Jonathan Ma

FOR: Long term volunteerism, consistently providing support before it is even requested. Additionally for maintaining all 52 Squadron technology, with particular focus on optimizing the 52 Squadron website and online data collection.

22 Jun 2021

Capt Lee Keller

FOR: Continued and sustained effort with the 52 Squadron Media Team, managing the content for Facebook, Instagram and Youtube and leading the effort to produce content.

22 Jun 2021

CI Tyrell Kushnir

FOR: Exceptional service to the squadron over the last three years, learning 2 different section head roles with little to no supervision and excelling at the positions. Additionally for all of the extra work done at the squadron to modernize the look through completely gutting the space and painting and decorating.

22 Jun 2021

CI Tom Lemon

FOR: Assuming and succeeding in a new role at the squadron in a virtual training year while testing and implementing several new virtual presentation platforms to perfect the virtual training experience.

22 Jun 2021

LCol (ret'd) Richard Coates, CD

FOR: Consistent high performance volunteerism, focusing on Level 4 instruction, improving the quality of the future leaders of 52 Squadron.

22 Jun 2021

CV Barb Lemon

FOR: Increasing the level of instruction and enthusiasm in cadet instructors during a virtual training year. For fostering an environment of learning and development in a virtual year.

22 Jun 2021

CV Jackie Gelfand

FOR: Amazing support to the 52 Squadron Band, through incredible organization of all the band assets including music. Additionally for all of her work in support of a virtual year of musical training and production of the Christmas Concert for YouTube.

22 Jun 2021

CV Franklyn Charles Jr

FOR: Exemplary instruction, motivation and inspiration of the band cadets of 52 Squadron.

22 Jun 2021

Lt Nathan Krebs

FOR: Fostering an amazing training program in a virtual environment. Additionally for accepting a high profile role at 52 Squadron with little notice and always willing to step up and provide assistance when requested.

22 Jun 2021

Cpl Natasha Forbes

FOR: Answering the call to design the 80th Anniversary Pin and showing outstanding creativity to that regard having her design selected to by the face of the pin for the cadets to wear. Bravo Zulu!

15 Jun 2021

Mrs. Andrea Chant

FOR: Leading an amazing team of volunteers, as the Chair of the 52 Squadron Sponsoring Committee for three years running, all for the benefit of the cadets of 52 Squadron. Additionally for helping foster an incredible working relationship between the Sponsoring Committee, Commanding Officer and staff of 52 Squadron.

15 Jun 2021

Ms. Elisabeth Timm

FOR: Filling a leadership role on the 52 Squadron Sponsoring Committee as Vice Chair for three years running, all for the benefit of the cadets of 52 Squadron. Additionally for helping foster an incredible working relationship between the Sponsoring Committee, Commanding Officer and staff of 52 Squadron.

15 Jun 2021

Mr. Stan Taylor

FOR: Assisting in building and fostering an amazing working relationship between the Sponsoring Committee of 52 RCACS and the uniformed staff. For being available for help when called upon, and provide much needed advice as a past Sponsor Chair of 52 Squadron.

1 Dec 2020

F/Cpl David Samson

FOR: Outstanding performance in preparing the musical renditions of the Last Post and the Rouse for the 2020 Virtual Remembrance Day Video. F/Cpl Samson was able to prepare and video his performance with very little notice and the results were of a very high caliber. Bravo Zulu for the stellar response to the call for assistance.

1 Sep 2020

Lt Robert Hawley

FOR: Outstanding performance of his duties in Supply and in Training. Lt Hawley far exceeded expectations of filling high demanding roles with very little assistance. In appreciation for services to the Air Cadet Program, 52 Squadron and the Southwood Community.

30 Jun 2020

WO1 Carson Mowat

FOR: Outstanding participation and contributions to 52 Squadron spanning a 7 year cadet career, ending with the most senior appointment, that of Cadet Squadron Commander. In appreciation for services to the Air Cadet Program, 52 Squadron and the Southwood Community.

29 May 2020

WO1 Joshua Kettyle

FOR: Outstanding participation and contributions to 52 Squadron spanning a 7 year cadet career, ending with the most senior appointment, that of Cadet Squadron Commander. In appreciation for services to the Air Cadet Program, 52 Squadron and the Southwood Community.

10 Mar 2020

Mr. Alvin Windley

FOR: For taking the time to join 52 Squadron on an evening of learning about Citizenship and Community Service

3 Mar 2020

F/Cpl Evan Baker

FOR: Showing exemplary sportsmanship and teamwork during the Avery Invitational Sports Competition. Your actions showed your passion for fair play, hard work and it was noticed by others including the organizers of the event. Bravo Zulu for your actions reflecting positively upon yourself and 52 Squadron.

3 Mar 2020

F/Cpl Eric Wang

FOR: Showing exemplary sportsmanship and teamwork during the Avery Invitational Sports Competition. Your actions showed your passion for fair play, hard work and it was noticed by others including the organizers of the event. Bravo Zulu for your actions reflecting positively upon yourself and 52 Squadron.

3 Mar 2020

WO2 Garth Gillespie

FOR: Showing exemplary sportsmanship and teamwork during the Avery Invitational Sports Competition. Your actions showed your passion for fair play, hard work and it was noticed by others including the organizers of the event. Bravo Zulu for your actions reflecting positively upon yourself and 52 Squadron.

3 Mar 2020

WO2 Carson Mowat

FOR: Showing exemplary sportsmanship and teamwork during the Avery Invitational Sports Competition. Your actions showed your passion for fair play, hard work and it was noticed by others including the organizers of the event. Bravo Zulu for your actions reflecting positively upon yourself and 52 Squadron.

3 Mar 2020

F/Cpl Braydon Emms

FOR: For far exceeding the standard for dress, deportment and attendance for the month of February 2020 and receiving the honour of being proclaimed Top Cadet of February 2020

4 Feb 2020

F/Cpl Aysa Tuveson-Tritz

FOR: For far exceeding the standard for dress, deportment and attendance for the month of January 2020 and receiving the honour of being proclaimed Top Cadet of January 2020

14 Jan 2020

Sgt Khara Maallo

FOR: For far exceeding the standard for dress, deportment and attendance for the month of December 2019 and receiving the honour of being proclaimed Top Cadet of December 2019

3 Dec 2019

F/Sgt Gabriel Gidluck

FOR: For exemplary actions in looking out for the well being of a fellow cadet in November of 2019

3 Dec 2019

Mr. Robert Stagg

FOR: For consistent support in the maintenance and care of vital equipment of 52 Squadron.

3 Dec 2019

Cpl Eden Gelfand

FOR: For far exceeding the standard for dress, deportment and attendance for the month of November 2019 and receiving the honour of being proclaimed Top Cadet of November 2019

5 Nov 2019

Sgt Duo Xu

FOR: For exemplary conduct in continuously taking care of a subbordinate on the Fall Field Training Exercise in October of 2019

5 Nov 2019

F/Cpl Aarjav Jain

FOR: For far exceeding the standard for dress, deportment and attendance for the month of October 2019 and receiving the honour of being proclaimed Top Cadet of October 2019

4 Jun 2019

F/Cpl Siqi Liang

FOR: For far exceeding the standard for dress, deportment and attendance for the month of May 2019 and receiving the honour of being proclaimed Top Cadet of May 2019

7 May 2019

Cpl Lauren Voisin

FOR: For far exceeding the standard for dress, deportment and attendance for the month of April 2019 and receiving the honour of being proclaimed Top Cadet of April 2019

30 Apr 2019

WO2 Samson Hua

FOR: Outstanding contributions to 52 squadron and its local standards program. Wo2 Hua has raised the standard of drill, dress and deportment by working diligently to develop a system to evaluate, track and reward those deserving cadets who have gone above and beyond.

2 Apr 2019

LAC Katherine Jack

FOR: For far exceeding the standard for dress, deportment and attendance for the month of March 2019 and receiving the honour of being proclaimed Top Cadet of March 2019

5 Mar 2019

Sgt Troy Stoner

FOR: For far exceeding the standard for dress, deportment and attendance for the month of February 2019 and receiving the honour of being proclaimed Top Cadet of February 2019

5 Feb 2019

Sgt Mingkang Chen

FOR: For far exceeding the standard for dress, deportment and attendance for the month of December 2018 and receiving the honour of being proclaimed Top Cadet of December 2018

5 Feb 2019

F/Cpl Jenny Zou

FOR: For far exceeding the standard for dress, deportment and attendance for the month of January 2019 and receiving the honour of being proclaimed Top Cadet of January 2019

4 Dec 2018

Sgt Emma DiGiacomo

FOR: For far exceeding the standard for dress, deportment and attendance for the month of November 2018 and receiving the honour of being proclaimed Top Cadet of November 2018

27 Nov 2018

WO1 Adriano Riley

FOR: Outstanding participation and contributions to 52 Squadron spanning a 7 year cadet career, ending with the most senior appointment, that of Cadet Squadron Commander. In appreciation for services to the Air Cadet Program, 52 Squadron and the Southwood Community.

6 Nov 2018

F/Cpl Joshua Viviers

FOR: Outstanding contributions to 52 Squadron including the making of all of the senior cadet lanyards and the top cadet lanyard. These activities took a significant amount of time and effort, all done in the truest sense of service before self, never asking for any recognition of the services performed.

6 Nov 2018

Sgt Tae Woo Kim

FOR: For far exceeding the standard for dress, deportment and attendance for the month of October 2018 and receiving the honour of being proclaimed Top Cadet of October 2018

Sep 2018

Mrs. Rachel Cameron

FOR: Outstanding contributions to the adult staff of 52 (City of Calgary) Royal Canadian Air Cadet Squadron

Sep 2018

Maj Gene Kushnir

As commanding officer