US Branch #25- U.S. Naval Sea Cadet Corps Arkansas Division 25th Anniversary Challenge Coin Competition

In 1995, the Royal Canadian Legion, US Branch #25 began its affiliation with the U.S. Naval Sea Cadet Corps Arkansas Division. In his initial proposal to the branch, Comrade Rutledge wrote that the relationship between the two organizations was natural, as it was quite common for Legion branches in Canada to sponsor a local cadet corps. At the time, then Commanding Officer Lt. Lee Smith wrote that this affiliation would assist the cadets in participating to the fullest in the many training opportunities available to them.

As we approach the 25th anniversary of this affiliation, the U.S. Naval Sea Cadet Corps Arkansas Division is a vital source of human resources for the various services and activities of the Royal Canadian Legion, US Branch #25. Similarly, the Royal Canadian Legion, US Branch #25 continues provide an annual sponsorship to the U.S. Naval Sea Cadet Corps Arkansas Division, as well as present the Royal Canadian Legion’s Cadet Medal of Excellence each year to a deserving cadet.

To commemorate this anniversary, the Royal Canadian Legion, US Branch #25 is sponsorship a competition that is open to all members of the U.S. Naval Sea Cadet Corps Arkansas Division to design a challenge coin. The design of the coin should reflect this 25th anniversary, and represent both the Royal Canadian Legion, US Branch #25 and the U.S. Naval Sea Cadet Corps Arkansas Division.

All entries are to be submitted to royalcanadianlegionus25@gmail.com or mailed to:

The Royal Canadian Legion
Branch 25 San Francisco Bay Area
P.O. Box 2295
Los Gatos, CA 95031-2295

Entries will be judged on originality, expression of designated subject, drawing and illustration.

The deadline for submissions is 31 December 2019.

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