OCdt Baines first became in involved with the Army Cadet Program when he enrolled as a cadet. He was a cadet at both 102 1H RC(ARMY)CC Sarina and 2563 1H RC(ARMY)CC Petrolia. Attending cadet summer trianing continuously at Blackdown CTC in CFB Borden, focusing on the Drill & Ceremonial aspects of the Army Cadet program. Making the rank of Cdt Warrant Officer, and appointed to the Cadet Corps position of Drill Sergeant Major, prior to his graduating out of the program due to the academic commitments of College.
He is currently in the process of enrolling as an Officer in the Canadian Armed Forces, in the Cadet Instructor Cadre and pursuing a permanent staff position here at 2563 Petrolia as a Junior Officer.
He is a graduate of the 2 year Police Foundations Program and 1 year Security Program at Lambton College. He is currently employed by Hughes Intelligence and is pursuing a civilian career in Policing.