<![CDATA[2884 ROYAL CANADIAN ENGINEERS CADET CORPS - Cadet & Parent Resources Explained]]>Tue, 02 Jul 2024 10:39:35 -0400Weebly<![CDATA[Sewing:  Sleeve Insignia Placement]]>Tue, 20 Feb 2024 17:48:09 GMThttp://2884rcacc.com/cadet--parent-resources-explained/sewing-sleeve-insignia-placementFor complete regulations, please visit the cadets.gc.ca website through the button below.
Annex H Insignia Placement

​The Corps Shoulder Insignia on the left sleeve is centered and flush with the shoulder seam.

The Army Cadet Insignia on the left sleeve is centered on the Corps Shoulder Insignia and located 12 cm below the shoulder seam. 

The National Star of Excellence Insignia is centered on the Corps Shoulder Insignia and located 1 cm below the Army Cadet Insignia.

The first Proficiency Insignia is centered on the sleeve, located 12 cm above the bottom of the cuff, and the second is also centered on the sleeve located 1 cm above the first Proficiency Insignia.

The Marksmanship Proficiency Insignia is worn on the left sleeve, centered on the other proficiency Insignia, and located 6 cm above the bottom of the cuff. 

The Corps Shoulder Insignia on the right sleeve is centered and flush with the shoulder seam.

The Army Cadet Insignia on the right sleeve is centered on the Corps Shoulder Insignia and located 12 cm below the shoulder seam.

The WO, MWO, and CWO Rank Insignia is worn on the right sleeve centered 1 cm above the Band Appointment Insignia.

The Band Appointment Insignia is worn on the right sleeve centered with the sleeve and its chevron points are located 20 cm above the bottom cuff.

The CTC Qualification Insignia worn on the right sleeve is centered on the sleeve and located 1 cm above the Star Insignia.  The three bottom insignias are in a row with their side edges touching and the two top insignias are directly on top of the bottom insignias with their bottom edges touching.

The Star Insignia worn on the right sleeve is centered on the cuff and located 6 cm above the bottom of the cuff.

Army Cadets:
  1. the red maple leaf Parachutist sewn insignia centred 0.5 cm above the left breast pocket;
  2. one shoulder insignia on each arm. The top of the badge is to be sewn flush with the shoulder seam of the jacket;
  3. one RCACC insignia on each arm. The bottom edge of the badge is to be sewn 12 cm below the shoulder seam of the jacket;
  4. the highest level of master cadet achievement to be worn on left arm, 1 cm below the RCACC badge;
  5. proficiency insignia for achievements in music, first aid and fitness to be worn on the left arm. Placed 1 cm apart, beginning at 20 cm from the bottom of the sleeve. Only the highest level achieved to be worn;
  6. only the highest marksmanship achievement to be worn on the left arm, placed 6 cm from the bottom edge of the cuff. For the first three levels, the numerical badge is placed at 6 cm and the crossed rifles are positioned 0.5 cm above the numerical badge;
  7. one rank insignia on right arm:
    1. worn centred with the top of the insignia being 1 cm below the bottom edge of the RCACC insignia; or
    2. worn centred with the bottom of the insignia being 20 cm above the bottom of the cuff for WO, MWO, and CWO. In the case that an appointment insignia is in this location, the rank insignia shall be placed one cm above.
  8. appointment insignia is placed on right arm, worn centred with the bottom of the insignia being 20 cm above the bottom of the cuff. Only one appointment insignia is to be worn;
  9. up to a maximum of six CTC qualification, Staff, Deployment, Exchanges insignia worn on the right sleeve of the cadet jacket in their order of precedence, 1 cm above the Star Level badge. Advanced qualification supersedes basic qualification. The first insignia awarded is centred on the sleeve of the jacket. The second insignia awarded is placed immediately to the right of the first insignia, to the front of the sleeve. The third insignia awarded is placed immediately to the left of the first insignia, to the rear of the sleeve. The fourth, fifth and sixth insignia are placed immediately above insignia one, two and three forming a second row of insignia and they are placed in the same order as the first row;
  10. only one appointment insignia to be worn on the right sleeve of the jacket, 20 cm above the bottom of the cuff; and
  11. the highest star level qualification insignia achieved to be worn centred on the right sleeve, placed 6 cm from the bottom edge of the cuff.

Insignias explained...

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<![CDATA[The Cadet Tie:  Tying a Windsor Knot]]>Tue, 20 Feb 2024 17:39:08 GMThttp://2884rcacc.com/cadet--parent-resources-explained/the-cadet-tie-tying-a-windsor-knot
  1. Start with the wide end of the tie on the right and the short end on the left. The wide end should extend about 30 cms below the narrow end of the tie. This will vary depending on your height and the length and thickness of the tie. Only move the active (wide) end. 
  2. Cross the wide end horizontally in front close to your neck to make an X.
  3. Bring the wide end up into the neck loop (hole between your neck and tie) from underneath. 
  4. Bring the wide end down to the left. 
  5. Bring the wide end around the back of the small end to the right. 
  6. Bring the wide end up to the center, towards neck loop. 
  7. Bring the wide end through the neck loop and down to the right. 
  8. Bring the wide end across the front to the left. 
  9. Bring the wide end up into the neck loop from underneath. 
  10. Bring the wide end down through the loop you’ve just created in the front. 
  11. Tighten the knot by pulling it at the wide end. Slide the knot up and adjust the knot.
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