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Armthorpe Take Part in Menin Gate Ceremony

By Flt Lt R Wenban - 1053 (Armthorpe) Squadron
2016-08-07 22:01:51
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Armthorpe Take Part in Menin Gate Ceremony

In commemoration of the 100th anniversary of the Battle of the Somme and to celebrate the 75th Anniversary of the Air Training Corps, 1053 (Armthorpe) Squadron undertook a 'Battlefields Tour' during July 2016.

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Gold Award for Flight Sergeant Holdridge

By Flt Lt J Docherty - Dept. MCO, South and West Yorkshire Wing
2015-09-28 13:27:56
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Gold Award for Flight Sergeant Holdridge

An Adult Volunteer from Armthorpe Air Cadets, Flight Sergeant (ATC) Nicolas Holdridge, has recently returned from St James' Palace where he received his Gold Duke of Edinburgh's Award, the highest Duke of Edinburgh Award possible.

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Doncaster Stalwart Receives Empire Medal

By Sqn Ldr M Wadsworth - North Region Media Communications Officer
2014-12-03 20:40:06
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Doncaster Stalwart Receives Empire Medal

A life long member of the Air Cadets in Doncaster and a former Doncaster Magistrates was presented with the British Empire Medal  by Her Majesties Lord Lieutenant for South Yorkshire, Mr David Moody in front of family friends and many of the staff and cadets from Armthorpe Air Cadets.

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Sainsbury's Bag Pack

By Corporal Keiran Bennett - 1053 (Armthorpe) Squadron
2014-10-22 14:59:00
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Sainsbury's Bag Pack

On the 18th of October, 1053 Armthorpe squadron helped the local community by bag packing at their local Sainsbury’s.  Over thirty cadets attended the event between the hours of 10AM and 3PM, through the hard work and determination of the cadets, civilian committee and staff they managed to raise over £800 in donations. These funds will be used for IT equipment, Duke of Edinburgh equipment and sports equipment

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First Aid Success at 1053 Armthorpe Squadron

By Cdt.A.Burton - 1053 (Armthorpe) Squadron
2014-07-15 20:28:07
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First Aid Success at 1053 Armthorpe Squadron

St. John's Ambulance 'Activity First Aid' Certificates and badges presented to Cadet Corporal Daniel Baker, Cadet Corporal Adam Shillito and Cadet Amy Burton.

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January "Cadet of the Month and NCO of the Month Award" Presentation at 1053 (Armthorpe) Squadron

By Cadet Corporal D Baker & CI Rob Wenban - 1053 (Armthorpe) Squadron
2014-02-12 09:24:12
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January

On Tuesday 11th February 2014, Cadet Sergeant T Hannan was presented with the 1053 Squadron ‘Cadet NCO of the Month Award’ for January 2014; whilst Cadet J Wood achieved the ‘Cadet of the Month Award’. 

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Royal British Legion Bag Pack Presentation at 1053 Squadron

By CI Rob Wenban - 1053 (Armthorpe) Squadron
2014-02-08 15:29:45
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Royal British Legion Bag Pack Presentation at 1053 Squadron

On Saturday 8th February 2014, the ‘Civilian Committee (CIVCOM)’ and a presentation party of cadets from 1053 (Armthorpe) Squadron accepted a cheque for £968.88 following a ‘Bag Pack’ at Edenthorpe (Doncaster) Sainsbury’s Supermarket. 

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Double Cadet CV Presentation at 1053

By CI Rob Wenban - 1053 (Armthorpe) Squadron
2014-02-05 09:20:21
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Double Cadet CV Presentation at 1053

On Tuesday 4th February 2014, Cadets A Shilito and U Rashid of 1053 (Armthorpe) Squadron were presented with their impressive ‘Air Cadet CVs’. 

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BTEC Diploma Success at 1053 (Armthorpe) Squadron

By CI Rob Wenban - 1053 (Armthorpe) Squadron
2014-01-29 09:41:27
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BTEC Diploma Success at 1053 (Armthorpe) Squadron

On Tuesday 28th January 2014 a former top cadet from 1053 (Armthorpe) Squadron attained the coveted ‘Edexcel BTEC Level 2 Diploma in Public Services’.  The former Cadet Flight Sergeant, Hayley Sutcliffe, achieved a ‘Merit’ pass. 

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1053 (Armthorpe) Squadron Cadets Glide Into GIC Success

By CI Rob Wenban - 1053 (Armthorpe) Squadron
2014-01-23 10:14:55
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1053 (Armthorpe) Squadron Cadets Glide Into GIC Success

On Sunday 19th January 2014 three young cadets from 1053 (Armthorpe) Squadron undertook their ‘Gliding Induction Course (GIC)’ with 644 Gliding Squadron based at RAF Syerston. 

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Bronze Duke of Edinburgh's Award Presentation at 1053

By CI Rob Wenban - 1053 (Armthorpe) Squadron
2014-01-11 08:29:35
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Bronze Duke of Edinburgh's Award Presentation at 1053

On Tuesday 7th January 2014, there was a ‘Duke of Edinburgh’s Award’ presentation at 1053 (Armthorpe) Squadron, when Cadet Thomas Morris was presented with his ‘Bronze Duke of Edinburgh’s Award’. 

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New Year Promotions at 1053 (Armthorpe) Squadron

By CI Rob Wenban - 1053 (Armthorpe) Squadron
2014-01-11 08:07:48
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New Year Promotions at 1053 (Armthorpe) Squadron

On Tuesday 7th January2014, 1053 (Armthorpe) Squadron promoted two new Cadet NCOs.  Cadet Corporal Cameron Calder received his SNCO Cadet Sergeant ‘tapes’, whilst Staff Cadet Matthew Ward received his Cadet Corporal ‘rank slides’ from OIC ‘Taff’ Jenkins on ‘Final Parade’. 

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