Author Archives: SQNLDR Tristan Will

About SQNLDR Tristan Will

I am the Cadet Unit Commander of No. 41 (City of Porirua) Squadron Air Training Corps. I joined the unit in 1993 and was commissioned as an Officer in 2001. During my ATC Career I have attended cadet promotional courses, staffed courses, and completed the Officer Outdoor Leaders Course, Instructional Technique Course, Command Course and the Range Safety Officer Course. I am a Chartered Accountant and employed as an Business Advisory Services Associate at BDO. I also hold a BCA in Accounting and Commercial Law, a BSc in Computer Science and a Graduate Diploma in Professional Accounting.

Citizenship Ceremony 28 November 2014

Corporal Joseph Mijares reports on the Citizenship Ceremony held 28 November 2014: On November the 28th four NCOs took part in the Porirua Citizenship Ceremony (CPL Daniel Hawinkels, CPL Tere Ngaro, CPL Nikki Hurnen, and me) I’ve been to a … Continue reading

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2014 Wallingford Competition Results

Today the result of the Wallingford Shooting Competition were released. 41 Squadron’s Team A (469pts), B (413pts), C (352pts) and D (275pts) finished 2nd, 10th, 17th and 21st respectively. The A Team was 2nd over all NZCF units and the … Continue reading

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Porirua Cadet150 Parade

The Porirua Cadet150 Parade, held on 9 November 2014 at 11am, was reviewed by The Mayor of Porirua City His Worship Nick Leggett. Mr Leggett’s special words to the parade are recounted below: “It is very significant that this year’s … Continue reading

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RAeS Aviation Field Day Sunday 19 October 2014

Leading Air Cadet Logan Keats reports on the recent RAeS Aviation Field Day that took place on Sunday 19 October 2014. Finally the day had arrived, I was looking forward to attending the RAeS Aviation field day but also it … Continue reading

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LAC Grace O’Neill reports on the September JNCO Course

LAC Grace O’Neill reports on the September JNCO Course: On Saturday the 27th of September, LAC Galvin, LAC Eagles and me went on Junior Non Commissioned Officers course. It lasted for a week and was held at the Ohakea Air … Continue reading

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LAC Nicole Galivn reports on the September JNCO Course Report

LAC Nicole Galvin reports on her recent attendance at the JNCO Course: To be totally honest, I wasn’t expecting to enjoy the JNCO course as much as I did. Actually I wasn’t even expecting to be picked to attend, as … Continue reading

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LAC Sean Eagles Reports of September 2014 Junior NCO Course

LAC Sean Eagles reports on his experience of the most recent Junior NCO Course (“Juniors”): It was amazing I loved almost every part of it (there were a few things like getting up at 6am that I didn’t like). But … Continue reading

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Ffennel Shooting Competition

Many of the Squadron’s top shooters shot in the Ffennel Shooting Competition today. The practice sessions went very well with many improving their average scores for the year. The provisional Ffennel scores (subject to confirmation by HQ) are as follows: … Continue reading

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Wallingford Shooting Competition

Many of the Squadron’s top shooters shot in the Wallingford Shooting Competition today. The practice sessions went very well with many improving their average scores for the year. Results from the day include two new Marksman subject to confirmation by … Continue reading

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First Class Shot Qualifications

Tonight LAC James Douglas and LAC Zachary Rose were awarded their First Class Shot badges. The awarding of the First Class Shot badge follows qualification of the Shooting Competency Badge and the achievement of two scores of 70 or more … Continue reading

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