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News from South West Air Cadets for 04/30/2017

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Cadets represent RAFAC at St George’s Day Event

By Flt Lt L Halpin on Apr 28, 2017 02:52 pm

On Monday 24th April 2017 The Royal Society of St George, Gloucestershire Branch held their 39th St George’s Tide Service at Gloucester Cathedral. The hour service saw music provided by the band of the Gloucestershire Police, concluded with a reception in the charter house. The Royal Air Force Air Cadets were represented by Cadet Corporal …

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Cadets visit RAF Brize Norton to learn about the A400

By Flt Lt L Halpin on Apr 27, 2017 07:38 pm

Eleven cadets from 2328 (Bishops Cleeve) Squadron were recently hosted by the A400M Training Services Department at RAF Brize Norton where aircrews and ground crews prepare to work on one of the Royal Air Force’s latest aircraft. The cadets rotated through three sections to learn about the Airbus A400M. These sections included the flight simulator …

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RAF Cosford 2 Day Marches

By dswatcadmin on Apr 25, 2017 08:33 pm

The Devon and Somerset Wing RAFAC Road Marching Team successfully completed a difficult two day event at RAF Cosford this weekend, covering a distance of 50 miles over the two days. A total of 19 cadets and 4 staff entered the Royal Air Force Walking And Road Marching Association’s annual event which is also the qualifier for Nijmegen 2017. There
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Tri Service Challenge

By dswatcadmin on Apr 25, 2017 08:31 pm

Well done to the cadets from 299 Exmouth and 200 Torquay Squadron who represented our Wing at the Tri Service Cadet Challenge this weekend at Okehampton Camp. Although we didn’t get a place in the top three all did well and put in a good effort. B Company, Devon ACF took 1st place. Blundell’s School CCF came in 2nd and
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Wing Athletics

By dswatcadmin on Apr 25, 2017 08:28 pm

Well Done to all Cadets that took part in Wing Athletics last weekend
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Road Marching Success!

By Flt Lt L Halpin on Apr 25, 2017 12:24 pm

Big congratulations to the Bristol & Gloucestershire Wing Road Marching Team for completing the RAF Two Day March at Cosford this weekend. They earned the team medal for completing with more than 90% of the starting team, along with 1 one-day medal and 12 two-day medals. The cadets also received their snazzy new road marching …

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Innsworth Cadets Make Great Impression on Jon Culshaw

By Flt Lt L Halpin on Apr 20, 2017 12:36 pm

Twenty five cadets from 2342 (Innsworth) Squadron recently helped raise £5,254.09 for Macmillan Cancer Support at “Another Evening with Jon Culshaw” in Gloucester. The cadets received a huge thank you for all their help from Jon Culshaw, the leading impressionist and comedian, and have been invited back to help again next year. Congratulations to all …

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RBL National Standard Bearer Competition

By Flt Lt L Halpin on Apr 13, 2017 12:44 pm

On Sunday 9 April the Royal British Legion held their annual National Youth Standard Bearers Competition in Manchester. Competitors arrived at 1130 and were given a buffet lunch before changing into parade dress uniform. At 1330 the competition began with a full inspection of their clothing, neatness of dress & general bearing. They also had …

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B & G Sports Success

By Sqn Ldr M Thompson on Apr 05, 2017 03:46 pm

B & G Sports Success
Another successful day for the Wing Sports teams, third in the Rugby with 4 selected for the Region team with 1 NTR and third in the Netball with 1 cadet selected for the Region team. Thank you to all the cadets who represented the Wing today and the staff who supported the teams. Flt Lt …

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Cadets Give Early Boost To Duke of Edinburgh Achievements

By Flt Lt L Halpin on Apr 03, 2017 09:01 pm

Cadets Give Early Boost To Duke of Edinburgh Achievements
This weekend fourteen cadets from 2328 (Bishops Cleeve) Squadron were on their Bronze Qualifying Expeditions on the first day of the new Duke of Edinburgh’s Award year. Five more cadets have completed the Bronze Training Framework in preparation for their practice expeditions. The qualifying cadets are well on their way and will soon complete their …

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