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Cadets First on Scene at Car Accident

By Fg Off S Roberts - 162 (Stockport) Squadron
2016-02-26 16:06:56
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Cadets First on Scene at Car Accident

On Tuesday 23rd February Cadet Sergeant's Joshua Parry (16) and Jack Whitworth (16) were walking home from cadets when they saw two cars collide several metres ahead. The boys rushed to the incident and stepped in and assisted at the scene.

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Climbing the Ranks

By Corporal Parry and Corporal Whitworth - 162 (Stockport) Squadron
2015-10-19 10:18:08
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Climbing the Ranks

Recently at 162 (Stockport) Squadron ATC, there has been a plethora of promotions including the transition from Cadet to Corporal and from Corporal to Sergeant. This is due to their outstanding progress as cadets in the recent months, as they began to show more advanced leadership qualities and a higher ability to command the cadets.

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So Many Remember the Few

By Fg Off S Roberts - 162 (Stockport) Squadron
2015-09-18 10:19:43
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So Many Remember the Few

Recently, over 600 Cadets and staff from 162 (Stockport) Squadron and Greater Manchester Wing attended The Battle of Britain Service & Parade at St George's Church in Heaviley. This annual event is organised by Stockport & District Royal Air Force Association (RAFA) and commemorates those who gave their lives during The Battle of Britain in 1940. As we are celebrating the 75th anniversary of The Battle of Britain, the rest of Greater Manchester Air Cadets were invited to help remember The Few in the way that they deserve.

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Nijmegen Marches 2015

By Fg Off S Roberts - 162 (Stockport) Squadron
2015-09-18 10:15:51
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Nijmegen Marches 2015

Stockport Teenager Cadet Warrant Officer Jake Sanderson, from 162 (Stockport) Squadron has recently completed the prestigious Nijmegen marches. Each year in Nijmegen, the Netherlands, 46,000 people descend on the town to complete the Vierdaagse International 4 day March. This year, it was held from 22nd July through to the 25th July for the 99th time.

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Stockport Cadets Go Travelling

By Fg Off S Roberts - 162 (Stockport) Squadron
2015-09-18 10:03:50
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Stockport Cadets Go Travelling

10 Stockport cadets were all lucky enough to fly across the world on a variety of overseas camps. Each summer, a number of places for overseas camps are offered to Greater Manchester Wing, who then allow cadets from around the wing to bid for them.

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Blake Goes to the Netherlands

By Fg Off S Roberts - 162 (Stockport) Squadron
2015-09-18 09:57:47
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Blake Goes to the Netherlands

One lucky Stockport cadet was given the once in a lifetime opportunity to take part in the International Air Cadet Exchange (IACE) on a two week trip to the Netherlands.

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Blake's Top Role

By Flt Lt Lee Moore - 162 (Stockport) Squadron
2015-05-08 14:39:20
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Blake's Top Role

Stockport Teenager Blake Noden has reached new heights in his Air Cadet career, having been promoted to the most senior cadet rank in the Air Training Corps (ATC), Cadet Warrant Officer.

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Stockport Squadron Bag Field Day Trophy

By 162 Sqn Website - 162 (Stockport) Squadron
2015-04-29 15:58:52
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Stockport Squadron Bag Field Day Trophy

Stockport Air Cadets are on cloud nine having recently returned from the annual Greater Manchester Wing Field Training Day as the overall winners.

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Stockport Squadron Great War Media Project

By 162 Sqn Website - 162 (Stockport) Squadron
2015-04-29 15:52:47
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Stockport Squadron Great War Media Project

As part of the media competition entry for the Greater Manchester Wing Training Day cadets at 162 (Stockport) Squadron were asked to create a two minute film that detailed the life of a relative of one of our cadets. The film was to be titled “A Century On – Remembering the Fallen”

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Stockport Cadets Reach the Gold Standard

By 162 Sqn Website - 162 (Stockport) Squadron
2015-04-08 10:28:39
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Stockport Cadets Reach the Gold Standard

Two Stockport Air Cadets and one of their Adult Volunteers have recently returned from a royal date at St James’ Palace where they received their Gold Duke of Edinburgh’s Awards, the highest level Duke of Edinburgh Award.

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Air Cadet National Marching Band Championships

By Flt Lt Lee Moore - 162 (Stockport) Squadron
2014-12-02 15:47:37
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Air Cadet National Marching Band Championships

On 30 November 2014 162 (Stockport) Squadron competed in the Air Cadet National Marching Band Championships placing 4th at their very first attempt.

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Stockport Cadets on the Right Frequency

By Flt Lt Lee Moore - 162 (Stockport) Squadron
2014-09-27 06:46:04
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Stockport Cadets on the Right Frequency

Five Stockport Air Cadets are on cloud nine after completing the Air Cadet Communicators Course and earning the right to wear the coveted “Comms Badge.”

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Stockport Cadets Are Solid Gold

By Flt Lt Lee Moore - 162 (Stockport) Squadron
2014-09-27 06:42:03
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Stockport Cadets Are Solid Gold

Three Stockport Air Cadets are on cloud nine having recently completed the Gold Duke of Edinburgh’s Award Programme which is the end of a twelve month programme of activities for the three teenagers.

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Stockport Cadets Remember 'The Few'

By Flt Lt L Moore - 162 (Stockport) Squadron
2014-09-17 11:19:32
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Stockport Cadets Remember 'The Few'

Recently 50 Cadets and staff from 162 (Stockport) Squadron attended The Battle of Britain Service & Parade at St George’s Church in Heaviley. This annual event is organised by Stockport & District Royal Air Force Association (RAFA) and commemorates those who gave their lives during The Battle of Britain in 1940.

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Daisy Leads the Field

By Flt Lt L Moore - 162 (Stockport) Squadron
2014-08-04 09:05:35
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Daisy Leads the Field

A Stockport Air Cadet is flying high, having recently completed the prestigious Air Cadet Leadership Course (ACLC) at the Royal Air Force College Cranwell, home of Officer and Aircrew training for the RAF.

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Air Cadets at Stockport Armed Forces Day

By Flt Lt Lee Moore - 162 (Stockport) Squadron
2014-07-15 20:23:18
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Air Cadets at Stockport Armed Forces Day

Three of the Stockport based Air Cadet Squadrons joined forces to promote the work of the Air Training Corps at Stockport Armed Forces Day in Edgeley recently.   .

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Recruiting Now - Stockport Air Cadets

By Flt Lt L Moore - 162 (Stockport) Squadron
2014-01-06 13:35:11
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Recruiting Now - Stockport Air Cadets

If you love aircraft, action and adventure, or just want to try something new; then you’ll love the opportunities you get at Stockport Air Cadets.

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Stockport Cadets Take Off

By Flt Lt L Moore - 162 (Stockport) Squadron
2014-01-06 13:28:10
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Stockport Cadets Take Off

Four Stockport Air Cadets experienced the high life in one of the Air Cadets fleet of Gliders when they visited RAF Ternhill near Market Drayton recently.

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Stockport Air Cadets Are on Target

By Flt Lt L Moore - 162 (Stockport) Squadron
2013-12-17 09:26:33
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Stockport Air Cadets Are on Target

Stockport Air Cadets have achieved great success recently in attaining marksman qualifications during target shooting practices on the Air Rifle, Number 8 Rifle & L98A2 Cadet GP Rifle.

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Stockport Air Cadets Collect for the Poppy Appeal

By Flt Lt L Moore - 162 (Stockport) Squadron
2013-11-14 15:57:59
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Stockport Air Cadets Collect for the Poppy Appeal

Stockport Air Cadets have recently been collecting for the annual British Legion Poppy Appeal at the Stockport Train Station

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Cranwell Adventure for Stockport Cadets

By Flt Lt L Moore
2013-11-08 10:48:19
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Cranwell Adventure for Stockport Cadets

Cadets and staff from 162 (Stockport) Squadron have returned from a week-long camp full of activities and adventure at The Royal Air Force (RAF) College Cranwell.

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