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2008 Bawtry Squadron - Chinook Flight

By CI Victoria Aldridge - 2008 (Bawtry) Squadron
2016-08-18 16:17:01
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2008 Bawtry Squadron - Chinook Flight

Over 30 cadets and staff were invited to enjoy an experience of a lifetime when former 2008 (Bawtry) Squadron cadet, Flight Lieutenant Stuart Skipp dropped in to Robin Hood Airport on Friday 12th August with two Chinook HC.4 helicopters. 

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New Drum Corps Thanks to Yorkshire Caravans of Bawtry

By CI Victoria Aldridge - 2008 (Bawtry) Squadron
2016-05-16 15:07:59
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New Drum Corps Thanks to Yorkshire Caravans of Bawtry

2008 (Bawtry) Squadron, in Doncaster, are proud to be accepting new sponsorship from Yorkshire Caravans of Bawtry for our New Drum Corps. Thank You so much, we hope to make them proud.

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Serving Others

By CI Victoria Aldridge - 2008 (Bawtry) Squadron
2016-04-06 09:42:16
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Serving Others

When we decide to join the Air Cadets its on a voluntary basis, we don't get paid and we let our cadets take the glory. But our cadets deserve it. As well as achieving and experiencing new opportunities for themselves they also give up their time to help others.  

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Bawtry's Hat Trick

By 2008 Sqn - 2008 (Bawtry) Squadron
2015-11-06 12:27:44
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Bawtry's Hat Trick

Bawtry has hit the hat-trick this month, with FS Emma Thompson being appointed Lord-Lieutenant Cadet for South Yorkshire, the Squadron's third Lord-Lieutenant Cadet in three years.

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Highest Accolade for South Yorkshire Air Cadet

By Flt Lt S Lindsay - South and West Yorkshire MCO
2015-10-27 08:13:55
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Highest Accolade for South Yorkshire Air Cadet

Air Cadet Emma Thompson has been honoured by Her Majesty's Lord-Lieutenant for her outstanding service, having been appointed the Lord-Lieutenant's Cadets for South Yorkshire, the highest honour that can be achieved by a cadet in any of the cadet forces.

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IACE 2015

By Cadet Flight Sergeant Emma Thompson - 2008 (Bawtry) Squadron
2015-09-02 12:20:08
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IACE 2015

FS Amy Heppinstall jetted off to China on the International Air Cadet Exchange in July, a reward from Wing for her appointment as Lord-Lieutenant Cadet for South Yorkshire 2014/15.

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Gold Cyber Security Cadets

By Cdt FS E Thompson - 2008 (Bawtry) Squadron
2015-08-31 15:54:38
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Gold Cyber Security Cadets

Two Doncaster cadets, Sgt Vincent Roets of 2008 (Bawtry) Squadron and FS Tom Heath of 103 (Doncaster) Squadron, along with seven other cadets from across the Corps. have made history this month as they became the first cadets ever to earn the Gold Cyber Comms Badge.

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HQAC OYT Sailing Trip 2015 - Sunday 2nd August - Sunday 9th August

By Cadet Flight Sergeant Emma Thompson - 2008 (Bawtry) Squadron
2015-08-21 15:56:10
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HQAC OYT Sailing Trip 2015 - Sunday 2nd August - Sunday 9th August

Sunday saw 11 cadets, five of whom were from North Region, along with 2 staff members meet up in Glasgow, after travelling from their homes by train. Some people spent over 10 hours travelling from their home town. The cadets were given a quick brief of what was expected of them during the week and what they should expect once aboard the boat.

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2008 Bawtry Squadron gains new CWO!

By Cadet Flight Sergeant Nick Bramhall - 2008 (Bawtry) Squadron
2014-04-06 21:49:23
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2008 Bawtry Squadron gains new CWO!

On Tuesday 4th March 2014 after 4 years as a member of the Air Training Corps, Flight Sergeant Shaun Allen was invited to Wing Headquarters to sit a Cadet Warrant Officer selection board. The Flight Sergeant sat in front of an interview panel consisting of the Wing Commander and the Wing Executive Officer, and underwent a rigorous formal interview for approximately half an hour in order to determine whether he was suitable for the role.

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