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THE TEAM

Hover your mouse over our staffs pictures and you'll find a brief bio and how long they have been in the New Zealand Cadet Forces for. 

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Flight Lieutenant Neale Thomson

19 Years of service in the NZCF

Pilot

Unit Commander

The Unit Commander is responsible to the Commandant of the NZCF for the overall command and welfare of their Squadron. They hold ultimate responsibility for the management of all parade nights and activities conducted within their unit, development of the staff and NCOs, developing a relationship with the Unit Support Committee, RSA and other organisations within our local community.

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Flying Officer Shawnee Williams

13 Years of service in the NZCF

Registered Nurse

Executive Officer

The Executive Officer's role is primarily second in command of our Unit. Their direct responsibility is managing the day to day operations in the unit, and standards of all staff, NCOs and cadets.

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Warrant Officer

Tailu Wells

6 Years of service in the NZCF

Carpenter

Warrant Officer

The Warrant Officer is the highest ranking member of the youth leadership team. Serves as a direct connection between the Officer Corps and NCOs. Advises the Cadet Unit Commander on cadet related issues and manages the NCO team.

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Pilot Officer

Laya Antony
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8 Years of service in the NZCF

Student

A1 - Adjutant

The Adjutant's primary role is the administration of the Squadron. This includes update of personal details, camp applications, course applications and any banking inquires.

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Officer Cadet

Oliver Lennox

6 Years of service in the NZCF

Chef

A1-1 - Assistant Adjutant

The Assistant Adjutant's primary role is to assist with the administration of the Squadron. This includes update of personal details, camp applications, course applications and any banking inquires.

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Flight Lieutenant Jay Khosla

15 Years of service in the NZCF

Police Officer

A3 - Operations

The Operations Officer's direct responsibility is to oversee the four different Flight's standards and mentorship within No. 3 (Auckland City) Squadron on behalf of the Cadet Unit Commander.

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Flying Officer

Gillian Mascarenhas

11 Years of service in the NZCF

Student

A3-1 - Cadet Operations

The Cadet Operations primary role is directly look over the 4 respective flight groups - Ventura, Mustang, Harvard and Tiger Moth. This role manages the day-to-day operations of the cadets.

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Pilot Officer

Prithvi Stevens

12 Years of service in the NZCF

Production Coordinator

A3-2 - Teams

The Teams Officer is in charge of the respective flight groups in relation to the house points system. This includes the managements of termly house competitions and camps. This role oversees teams such as the skills team, shooting team, flag party, and the standard party.

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Flying Officer Temujin Gantulga

8 Years of service in the NZCF

Student

A4 - Logistics Officer

The Logistics Officer's primary role the management of the assets within the Squadron. This includes the management of blue uniform stores and bulk stores.

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Flight Sergeant Connor Monaghan

5 Years of service in the NZCF

Student

A4-1 - Assistant Logistics Officer

The Assistant Logistics Officer's primary role is to assist in the management of the assets within the Squadron. This includes the management of blue uniform stores and bulk stores.

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Flying Officer

Deon Phillips

11 Years of service in the NZCF

Registered Nurse

A5 - Exercise Coordinator

The Exercise Coordinators primary roles is the development and management of the units camps and activities. This includes all weekend activities, fundraising events and range days

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Flying Officer Lakshya Oberoi

11 Years of service in the NZCF

Software Engineer

A6 - Communications Officer

The Communications Officer is responsible for all the IT solutions within the Unit. Furthermore, they look over unit processes and find ways of making communication easier within the unit.

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Pilot Officer

Isabelle Burr

9 Years of service in the NZCF

Student

A7 - Training Officer

The Training Officers primary role is the management of the training syllabus and any Wednesday evening for the unit. This role includes ensuring that the knowledge of the Cadets are up to date and organise activities for the cadets to maintain interest.

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Officer Cadet

Roshni Oberoi

7 Years of service in the NZCF

Student

A7-1 - Assistant Training Officer

The Assistant Training Officer's primary role is to support the training officer in their responsibilities in the management of the training syllabus and any Wednesday evening for the unit.

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Flight Sergeant

Bronson Booy

5 Years of service in the NZCF

Student

A7-2 - Assistant Training Officer

The Assistant Training Officer's primary role is to support the training officer in their responsibilities in the management of the training syllabus and any Wednesday evening for the unit.

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Officer Cadet

Sutham Krasaeboot

6 Years of service in the NZCF

Student

A9- Engagement Officer

The Engagement Officers primary role is to promote the unit on social media platforms and maintain a social presence over these platforms. They are the forefront of our advertising to the wider community.

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