South West Region

Successful Wing Bronze Duke of Edinburgh’s Award Expedition Weekend

Successful Wing Bronze Duke of Edinburgh’s Award Expedition Weekend

Twenty-nine RAF Air Cadets from nine different squadrons across Bristol & Gloucestershire Wing completed a Bronze Duke of Edinburgh’s Award Expedition last weekend. Fifteen cadets from 181 (City of Gloucester) Squadron, 186 (Newent) Squadron, 1245 (Cirencester) Squadron, 1860 (East Bristol) Squadron, 2328 (Bishop’s Cleeve) [Continue]

2328 (Bishop’s Cleeve) Squadron celebrates its Diamond Anniversary by winning prestigious awards

2328 (Bishop’s Cleeve) Squadron celebrates its Diamond Anniversary by winning prestigious awards

2328 (Bishop’s Cleeve) Squadron celebrated its Diamond Anniversary by picking up a number of prestigious awards including the Honourable Company of Gloucestershire’s Community Trophy, Bristol and Gloucestershire Wing Sports’ Trophy and Cheltenham Royal Air Force Association Wings’ Appeal leading RAF Air Cadet Squadron. [Continue]

Staff & Cadets Recognised by Lord Lieutenant of Gloucestershire

Staff & Cadets Recognised by Lord Lieutenant of Gloucestershire

Last week Wing Commander Cox, Officer Commanding Bristol & Gloucestershire Wing, accompanied three of our people to receive awards from the Lord Lieutenant of Gloucestershire, Dame Janet Trotter OBE DBE CVO. Her Majesty’s Lord Lieutenant’s Awards are only one step below national honours and as such should be highly valued. The [Continue]

Tactical Leadership Course Success

Tactical Leadership Course Success

In the months from September to October, a little more than 100 cadets took part in Thames Valley Wing Air Cadets’ fieldcraft courses.  Also known as the ‘Tactical Leadership Courses’, they culminated in a blank firing exercise with cadets, a first for the Wing.  Throughout, cadets were given progressive opportunities [Continue]

Inter Wing Football and Hockey

Inter Wing Football and Hockey

We saw another great performance by the Wing Sports teams last weekend! The junior football team finished second in the South West Region, with two cadets selected to represent the Region and one as a non-travelling reserve. Although we didn’t have enough cadets for a hockey team on the day we joined forces with Devon [Continue]

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  • Cadets and Staff from 13 City of Exeter Sqn travelled
  • The day continues with banner drill from Dorset  Wilts
  • The day begins with Thames Vally first up for inspection
  • Last weekend saw cadets compete in the Regional First Aid
  • RAF Museum Hendon with hantsiowwingrafac at summer camp at rafhaltonofficial
  • Congratulations to 7OS Jersey Squadron for winning the Morris Trophy
  • Cadets from Hampshire and Isle of Wight Wing took part
  • SW Region with their haul of trophies from Copes Athletics
  • Some photos of our Bag Pack in various Morrisons accross