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Protocol Dinner

The Squadron Protocol Dinner provides cadets with an opportunity to experience the mess dinner format, a tradition coming from the Air Cadets military background.  The Mess Dinner is a formal parade affair that allows members of a unit to meet in the evening following a well-established protocol.  It also allows the Commanding Officer to speak to his troops and present special awards and prizes.

The dress code for Cadets Flight Corporals and below is C-2 and for Cadet Sergeants and above is C-8. Mess kit or Dress number 2 for military personnel.  A suit (jacket and tie) or equivalent is required for civilian guests.  A long gown is not required for the ladies.