VANGEN 003/20 - Videos and Flag Hoist
1. No change to COVID-19 response.
2. For general research for all personnel, the following YouTube videos are recommended:
a. HMS Vanguard: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=sKx11kxkYww
b. Scenes aboard HMS Vanguard: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=z5xyaqCK88o
c. HMS Vigilant (Vanguard Class Submarine): https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=2t-gZwy9zW4
d. Battle of the Nile (HMS Vanguard as Flagship): https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=PzJcDmj5ghQ
3. A reminder that help is available during these times. The kids help phone is available at 1-800-668-6868 or https://kidshelpphone.ca/
4. Cadets may self-study for the Sea Cadet Flags and Pennants Certificate. Testing is being developed for online testing, and requests for testing can be made by e-mail to: firstname.lastname@example.org
a. A visual reference (meanings being mostly correct) is available at the following link: https://drive.google.com/open?id=1yOHqEyJfwZy8sQyWtMwKqARMZwCOcI7Q
b. NATO document reference is available at the following link: https://drive.google.com/open?id=1ZEizA5EyqlBGs9WA2qw7WFnokMeHnorv
c. NATO phonetic alphabet: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/NATO_phonetic_alphabet
d. Standard for passing the test is recognizing the name/meaning of 80% of all the flags on the visual reference, and reciting the phonetic alphabet with accuracy of 90%.
John K. Hunter, CD
CO RCSCC Vanguard