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Around Bristol and Gloucestershire with the Torch

Around Bristol and Gloucestershire with the Torch

from an article by Squadron Leader Maurice Thompson, Media Communications Officer, Bristol & Gloucestershire Wing on the wing web page.   The national Air Cadet 75th Anniversary Torch was handed by Dorset Wiltshire Wing to alumni Mr Tony Eve, a retired ACO officer, and Cadet Dimond of 1446 Cleveden Squadron at [Continue]

From the Clifton Suspension Bridge through Somerset to Dartmoor with the Torch

From the Clifton Suspension Bridge through Somerset to Dartmoor with the Torch

from a press release by Squadron Leader Dave Rolfe, Media Communications, Devon Somerset Wing, also published on the wing web page.   The Torch is a symbol of enlightenment towards training and today’s Air Cadets are provided with aviation based training which is not only fun, but will be of benefit to them in military [Continue]

Celebrating the 100th anniversary of the Nijmegen Marches

Celebrating the 100th anniversary of the Nijmegen Marches

. A contribution from Warrant Officer Chris Wright, 1329 Stroud Squadron, Bristol & Gloucestershire Wing I first attended the Nijmegen Marches way back in 1999 as a young cadet and caught the bug that has never left me all these years later. After several marches as a cadet I returned as a bright eyed team [Continue]

Clay target shooting

Clay target shooting

On Saturday 3rd October nine cadets from 966 (Wallingford) Sqn joined over thirty cadets and staff from other squadrons to spend the day clay target shooting. Clay target shooting in the air cadet organisation is a civilian sport. It is an excellent sport for cadets as it helps promote self-discipline, hand-eye coordination and gives the young [Continue]

KATY RALEIGHS for TANZANIA

KATY RALEIGHS for TANZANIA

An account by Katy Legg, a Cadet Warrant Officer at 1182 Shepton Mallet Squadron in Devon Somerset Wing, who has been volunteering with the Raleigh International Citizen Service, living and working with a small team of volunteers for 10 weeks at Kinnihe village in the Karatu region of north east Tanzania, close to Mount Kilimanjaro. The [Continue]

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