Drill is a very important aspect of cadet life. It provides the foundation for personal achievement and unit cohesion. It is often the face of 585 Rideau Squadron the public sees and is a direct reflection of the Squadron’s competence.
All cadets must strive to obtain and maintain the highest standard of drill at basic and leadership levels. Use these resources to help guide you:
Standard drill manuals
Air Cadets follow standard Canadian Forces drill combined with Lee Enfield Rifle Drill:
- The Canadian Forces Manual of Drill and Ceremonial (less rifle drill) (14.4 MB)
- The Canadian Forces Manual of Drill and Ceremonial, Chapter 14: Band Drill (5.2 MB)
- Royal Canadian Sea Cadets Manual of Drill and Ceremonial (Chapter 2–Lee Enfield Rifle Drill: sections 1, 3, 4, and 5) (2.1 MB)
Additional drill information