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Thames Valley Wing goes maritime!

Thames Valley Wing goes maritime!

Thames valley Wing undertook a multi activity training weekend staying onboard HMS Bristol, a Royal Navy destroyer docked in Portsmouth and used as a training facility. Our cadets participated in training for first aid, leadership, instructional techn... [Continue]

Not Just About Flying

Not Just About Flying

Thames Valley Wing Air Cadets are not just about flying and gliding! Our cadets were out in force this weekend shooting the L144 .22 target rifle polishing their marksmanship skills [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]

Arnhem Airborne March 2018

Arnhem Airborne March 2018

Thames Valley Wing participated in this year’s Airborne March, which is part of the commemorations of the Battle for Arnhem in the Netherlands in 1944. The Airborne March is in memory to the 1750 plus British and Polish soldiers who lost their lives in the Battle of Arnhem in September 1944 and who are buried in [Continue]

Fieldcraft Trailblazers

Fieldcraft Trailblazers

Cadets and staff have recently undertaken two fieldcraft weekends with almost 90 cadets and staff being trained. The first weekend focused on cadet fieldcraft skills with some of the cadets even sleeping under the stars in bivouacs with none of their normal luxuries. That alone is tough enough but to then add two days of [Continue]

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