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A summer explosion of activity through the South West for the 75th Anniversary Torch

A summer explosion of activity through the South West for the 75th Anniversary Torch

From John O’Groats five weeks earlier, the South West Region’s wholehearted engagement with the 75th Anniversary Torch Relay was demonstrated in the last week of August 2016 as staff and cadets took the Torch by land, river, canal, sea and air, carried by bicycles and in canoes, road march training teams (fresh from the 100th [Continue]

The 75th Anniversary Torch reaches Hampshire & Isle of Wight

The 75th Anniversary Torch reaches Hampshire & Isle of Wight

from an article by Flight Lieutenant David-John Morgan, Media Communications Officer, Hampshire & Isle of Wight Wing, in August 2016. After months of meticulous planning, the 75th Anniversary Torch was brought to RAF Odiham by cadets from Thames Valley Wing and handed to Cadet Warrant Officer Travers of 413 (Aldershot) [Continue]

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]

Arnhem Bound

Arnhem Bound

Submitted by Flight Lieutenant Nigel Furlong, OC 2210 Cowley Squadron, Thames Valley Wing On 1st September 2016, 61 cadets and volunteer staff of Thames Valley Wing will travel to Arnhem in the Netherlands to participate in the 70th Anniversary Airborne March commemorating the battle for Arnhem in 1944 – made famous by the movie ‘A [Continue]

A CELEBRATION OF GENERATIONS – 75 YEARS OF AIR CADETS IN ABINGDON

A CELEBRATION OF GENERATIONS – 75 YEARS OF AIR CADETS IN ABINGDON

Text and photograph via Sqn Ldr Chris Breward, Sector Commander, Thames Valley Wing Air Cadet Squadrons the country over celebrated the RAF Air Cadets’ 75th anniversary on Sunday. For 2121 (Abingdon) Squadron, based in Oxfordshire, their parade from Dalton Barracks to Shippon Church was a celebration of generations. Forming the 42 [Continue]

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