What Do Air Cadets Do?
name it, there is a good chance there is an Air Cadet somewhere doing it!
Air Cadets is a voluntary, youth organization supported by the Royal Air Force.
It is open to anyone aged 12 (And in year 8) to 17. It is considered one of the country's
premier youth organisations and the world's largest youth air training
Air Cadets provides a stimulating, exciting and varied program
which ensures that all cadets achieve their full potential. This may come
in many different ways including academics, sport, flying, gliding, skiing,
adventure training, leadership training and in the Duke of Edinburgh's Award.
Most Squadrons will meet twice a week during which cadets are
able to take part in many activities, as well as planning for additional ones.
There are also numerous weekend events and activities, provided by the
Additional activities are organised by Wings, North Region and
the Corps. These can take place at RAF Stations, Army Training Estates and
even abroad and can last a lot longer than just a weekend. Your
local Squadron is always looking for new people to join, be it as a cadet,
volunteer staff or as a member of a Squadrons Civilian Committee.
Why not see where your nearest North Region Squadron is and
see how you could get involved?
Air Cadets Gain Employability Skills!
By Flight Lieutenant Gary Richardson RAFVR(T) - 2344 (Longbenton) Squadron
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The Royal Air Force Air Cadets at 2344 (Longbenton) Squadron and have engaged in an Adventure Training Development Course over the past four months. The course was designed to enhance employability skills and seen the youngsters engage in climbing, archery, expeditioning and numeracy.
Passing of WO Tonks
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It is with much regret that we advise all members of the ACO of the passing of WO Gaz Tonks ATC, former Commandant’s Warrant Officer and a legend within the Corps. Our thoughts, and prayers, are with his family, especially son Mitch and daughter Sophie. Details of the funeral will be promulgated in due course.
Money Flies in to Help Air Cadets
By Flt Lt Robson - 346 (Tynemouth) Squadron
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Big-hearted shoppers have helped air cadets’ raise more than £1,300 for their squadron.
The cadets from 346 (Tynemouth) Squadron ATC spent the two days before Christmas packing bags at Morrisons’ supermarket in Preston Grange, North Tyneside.
Swearing in of Royal British Legion Standard
By Flight Lieutenant Matt Bulmer - 103 (Doncaster ) Squadron
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On Sunday the 18th January 2015, the cadets of 103 Sqn were at the swearing in of the new standard for the Royal British Legion. Many cadets were present performing several different duties including car parking, being present at the ceremony and A/Sergeant Mavhuru displayed the standard for 103.
Appointment of Wing Warrant Officer - SWYorks
By Wg Cdr B Daniel - South and West Yorkshire Wing
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I am delighted to announce WO (ATC) Burbridge is appointed as the new Wing Warrant Officer, for South and West Yorkshire Wing, with effect from the New Year. I am sure you will wish to join me in congratulating him on his promotion.
Rose Hill Parade 2014
By Flt Lt Docherty, Photos: 1053 (Armthorpe) Squadron
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Air Cadets from the Doncaster area came together, along with veterans and dignitaries, to commemorate the fallen, buried at the war graves at Rose Hill Cemetery, Doncaster.
Festival of Remembrance
By Cdt Sgt Ben Stoner - 148 (Barnsley) Squadron
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On November 6th myself and several Cadets from 148 (Barnsley) Squadron were proud to take part in the annual Royal British Legion Festival Of Remembrance held at Horizon Community College.
Cadets From Sector 2 Remember the Fallen.
By CI A Taylor - 1384 (Askern) Squadron
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Askern cadets were some of the many cadets that today took part at Rose Hill to remember the fallen. The cadets put a cross each at the War Graves that many do not know are there.
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