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Castleford Air Cadets Junior Non-Commissioned Officer Course

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2017-03-21 13:56:12
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Castleford Air Cadets Junior Non-Commissioned Officer Course

On the 3rd-5th March 2017 around 30 cadets took part in the Junior Non-Commissioned Officer (JNCO) Course at 2388 (Castleford) Squadron to improve their leadership skills.  Cadets Corey Webley (16) and Faith Tonks (15), 2 cadets from Castleford Squadron, took part in the weekend, where they took part in leadership training, drill and inspection.  By the end of the weekend they were able to lead a group in various activities to test their newly found skills.  

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Clay Pigeon Shooting

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2017-03-21 13:43:02
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Clay Pigeon Shooting

On Sunday 19th February 8 cadets from Castleford Squadron went to Park Lodge shooting ground in Cowick, Goole for a day of Clay Target shooting.

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Castleford Support the RBL

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2016-12-02 15:37:04
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Castleford Support the RBL

On Saturday 12th November 2016 a large group of Castleford Cadets went out in the local area selling poppies to the public on behalf of the Royal British Legion! They battled the freezing temperatures and threatened rain for most of the day throughout the centre of Castleford, and still managed a smile on their faces for the many shoppers on this busy Saturday on the run-up to Christmas.

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Castleford Cadets Graduate

By CI Gemma De-Lucchi - 2388 (Castleford) Squadron
2016-10-10 12:54:50
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Castleford Cadets Graduate

Monday 26th September has seen 2388 (Castleford) Squadron Air Cadets host parents and guardians of the latest graduates from our Induction Flight, as they took part in their formal passing out parade, which was attended by the Wing Padre.

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Castleford Air Cadets Memorial at Selby

By CI Gemma De-Lucchi - 2388 (Castleford) Squadron
2016-05-31 13:59:46
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Castleford Air Cadets Memorial at Selby

On the morning of 21st May the cadets and staff of 2388 (Castleford) squadron helped support the veterans and paid their respects for the 219 who gave their lives in Bomber Command in the Second World War, at the annual memorial service for 578 Squadron at Selby Abbey.

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RAFA Award for Castleford

By CI G De-Lucchi - 2388 (Castleford) Squadron
2016-04-19 10:42:17
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RAFA Award for Castleford

Castleford Air Cadets were this week awarded a trophy from the Royal Air Force Association for coming second in the North Region for collecting during this year's Wings Appeal. 

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1st Class Castleford Air Cadets

By CI Gemma De-Lucchi - 2388 (Castleford) Squadron
2016-03-05 22:35:52
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1st Class Castleford Air Cadets

On Monday 29th February cadets from I (induction) flight were joined by their proud parents and other family members to celebrate their graduation from their 1st class syllabus. 

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Junior NCO Course Success for Castleford Cadets

By 2388 Sqn Website - 2388 (Castleford) Squadron
2015-12-07 10:19:09
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Junior NCO Course Success for Castleford Cadets

Congratulations to Cdt Gayles and Cdt Edwards who have this weekend successfully passed their Wing Level Junior NCO course!

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Castleford Air Cadets Commanding Officer Awarded by Commandant Air Cadets

By Sqn Ldr J Williamson - South and West Yorkshire WIng Teaining Officer
2015-06-01 11:48:50
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Castleford Air Cadets Commanding Officer Awarded by Commandant Air Cadets

Recently, Flight Lieutenant Vicky Williamson Officer Commanding 2388  (Castleford) Squadron Air Cadets was awarded a Commandant Air Cadets Certificate for Meritorious Services to the Air Cadet Organisation.

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Shooting Training for Castleford Youngsters

By Flt Lt Vicky Williamson - 2388 (Castleford) Squadron
2015-02-08 22:36:00
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Shooting Training for Castleford Youngsters

On Sunday the 8th February 2015 sixteen cadets from Castleford Air Cadets successfully completed weapons training on a number of different weapons.

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CASTLEFORD HOT SHOTS!

By Flt Lt V Williamson - 2388 (Castleford) Squadron
2014-12-15 13:28:20
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CASTLEFORD HOT SHOTS!

Cadets from 2388 (Castleford) Squadron Air Cadets have recently been presented with the 'Wakefield Trophy' by Regional Commandant Group Captain Steve Harpum. The Squadron were the top South and West Yorkshire area in the "Wakefield Trophy Short Range Full Bore Competition".  This is the first time in at least twenty years that the Squadron has won the competition, competing against the other 32 Squadrons in the Wing.

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2388 Air Cadets Hat Trick for D of E

By Flt Lt V Williamson - 2388 (Castleford) Squadron
2014-07-15 20:11:05
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2388 Air Cadets Hat Trick for D of E

Recently Cadet Corporal Robert Lloyd, Cadet Lewis Filtness and Cadet Oliver Charlesworth from 2388 (Castleford) Squadron gained their Bronze Duke of Edinburgh’s award.  The award took a total of six months to complete which took a lot of hard work and dedication from each cadet to complete.

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