Hail to the chief

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Kyle Power of Caplin Cove was re­centlyawarded the pres­ti­gious po­si­tion ofChief Petty Of­fi­cer First Class atHMCS Aca­dia Cadet Sum­mer Train­ing Cen­tre in Corn­wal­lis, Nova Scotia. This is the most se­nior non-com­mis­sioned rank avail­able to a cadet at the cen­tre.The 18-year-old is a mem­ber of the295 Bac­calieu Royal Cana­dian Sea Cadet Corps in Old Per­li­can. Pow­erearned a sec­ond class marine en­gi­neer­ing ticket through cadets last year, and has plans to at­tend the marine en­gi­neer­ing tech­ni­cal train­ing pro­gram in St John’s as a mem­ber of the Cana­dian Navy. HMCS Aca­dia is one of five cadet sum­mer train­ing cen­tres in At­lantic Canada. Cadets from across Canada and abroad are at the train­ing cen­tre this sum­mer, tak­ing part in mu­sic, sail­ing, sea­man­ship, and fit­ness and sports pro­grams.

Cadet Kyle Power

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