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Mirfield Air Cadets Celebrate the Successes of 2016

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2017-09-06 10:59:20
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Mirfield Air Cadets Celebrate the Successes of 2016

In July Air Cadets in Mirfield held their annual Open Day and Presentation Parade to celebrate the achievements of Squadron members during the first half of the year, and it was a very busy day with over 200 certificates to be presented to 55 cadets, as well as the annual trophies.

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Regional Activity Centre Visit

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2017-09-06 10:55:24
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Regional Activity Centre Visit

Recently Air Cadets from 868 (Mirfield) Squadron were joined by representatives of 59 (Huddersfield), 96 (Desbury) and 185 (Batley) Squadrons for a weekend attending the North Region Activity Centre at RAF Linton-on-Ouse.

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Armed Forces Day in Mirfield

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2017-09-06 10:51:37
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Armed Forces Day in Mirfield

In June, cadets from 868 (Mirfield) Squadron were out in public to support the Armed Forces Day Celebration that was held in the grounds of the Old Colonial in Dunbottle Lane.

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Local Air Cadets Recruiting Now

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2017-09-06 10:48:26
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Local Air Cadets Recruiting Now

Are you up for fun, adventure, new challenges and making new friends?

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MIRFIELD SHOW 2017

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2017-09-06 10:43:19
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MIRFIELD SHOW 2017

11.45 on a warm and bright Sunday afternoon in August, and it’s nearly time for the formal opening of Mirfield Agricultural Show 2017. But before Councillor Paul Blakely, Mayor of Mirfield, takes centre stage the public address system announces the arrival of the cadets from 868 (Mirfield Squadron Air Cadets in the main arena for a display by their Corps of Drums and display team, greeted by applause from all around the audience.

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Local Air Cadet Reaches New Heights!

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2017-09-06 10:38:19
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Local Air Cadet Reaches New Heights!

Cadet Flight Sergeant Esmée Webley, an 18-year-old Air Cadet with 2522 (Bedlington) Squadron ATC, has qualified as a pilot, thanks to a scholarship funded by the Royal Air Forces Association.

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Wigan’s Air Cadets Triumph Again.

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2017-09-06 10:34:56
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Wigan’s Air Cadets Triumph Again.

723 Wigan Squadron Royal Air Force Air Cadets, based at the Army Reserve Centre in Canal Street, took part in the Cumbria & Lancashire Wing Inter Squadron swimming competition on Sunday 3rd September.

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Cosford Air Show

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2017-09-06 10:32:25
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Cosford Air Show

On the 11th of June, myself and other cadets from sector 1 went to RAF Cosford air show. I have only been an Air Cadet for a short time so this is my first air show that I have been to with my Squadron.

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Cadet Lays Wreath at Menin Gate

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2017-09-06 10:29:17
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Cadet Lays Wreath at Menin Gate

From the 26th to 31st of May I went on a school trip to Belgium and France. On the 29th of May whilst in Belgium I had the honour of taking part in the Last Post Ceremony held at the Menin Gate which has taken place every evening since the 1st November 1929.

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Spen Valley Cadets Visit Concorde

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2017-09-06 10:23:35
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Spen Valley Cadets Visit Concorde

CI Luke Parry of 2490 (Spen Valley) Squadron arranged a special trip which both Spen Valley and Dewsbury air cadets attending.

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Air Cadets Gain Gold at Palace

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2017-09-06 10:17:52
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Air Cadets Gain Gold at Palace

Two Longbenton Air Cadets have received their Gold Duke of Edinburgh’s Award from the Countess of Wessex.

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Air Operations Acquaintance Centre - Open Day

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2017-07-11 10:47:51
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Air Operations Acquaintance Centre - Open Day

The Air Operations Acquaintance Centre (AOAC) has a simple objective;

‘To provide cadets with a practical understanding of operational combat flying’

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Flying the Flag!

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2017-06-27 12:48:52
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Flying the Flag!

RAF Air Cadets from 2344 (Longbenton) Squadron have Saluted our Forces this week by joining with veterans, dignitaries and serving personnel to celebrate Armed Forces Day at Debden Gardens Army Reserve Centre.

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RAF Air Cadet Awarded Mayors Cadet

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2017-06-27 12:39:45
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RAF Air Cadet Awarded Mayors Cadet

Flight Sergeant Joshua Clegg aged 17 years, from 59 Huddersfield Squadron, RAF Air Cadets and a student at Rastrick Sixth Form, has been awarded the prestigious appointment as the Mayor’s Cadet for 2017/18 for Kirklees. He began with his first official engagement on Monday 19th June by the way of a ceremony held in the Huddersfield town centre with a flag raising ceremony for the Armed Forces veterans followed by a poem reading.

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RIAT Flying Prize - CWO Williams GM Wing

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2017-06-20 13:34:36
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RIAT Flying Prize - CWO Williams GM Wing

Greater Manchester Wing's CWO Pauline Williams takes to the sky thanks to RAF Charitable Trust and RIAT

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Silver Medals for Team LB!

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2017-06-20 13:26:12
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Silver Medals for Team LB!

Longbenton youngsters enjoyed a silver lining as they won second place in the Durham/Northumberland Wing Air Cadets Athletics Championships! 

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Alex Flying High on Cloud 9!

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2017-06-20 13:24:08
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Alex Flying High on Cloud 9!

A Longbenton Air Cadet is on cloud nine after earning his flying wings!

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