Royal Canadian Legion
Cadet Medal of Excellence

Royal Canadian Legion Medal of Excellence

The Royal Canadian Legion Cadet Medal of Excellence recognizes individual endeavours of a citizenship nature which meet or enhance the aims and objectives of the cadet organizations.

A Cadet must have annually completed the following milestones in each of three years of cadet training:

  1. meet all requirements of the corps/squadron Local Headquarters (LHQ) annual mandatory training program;
  2. meet all requirements of the corps/squadron LHQ support/optional training program;
  3. participated in a minimum of three community service events, in addition to those supported by the cadet unit through its LHQ program;
  4. regarded by peers and superiors as exemplifying the model cadet; and
  5. enhanced the cadet unit through:
    1. cooperation with peers and subordinates
    2. comradeship;
    3. promoting goodwill and morale within the corps/squadron;
    4. aiding in the development of group identity and cohesiveness;
    5. supporting and assisting fellow unit members; and
    6. enhancing the impact of the cadet organization in the local community.
The medals are presented by individual Legion Branches who sponsor or support the individual Corps.


2007 Gregory Van de Mark Cadet Deputy Commanding Officer
2008 Philip Whitfield Company Commander, Training Company