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Castleford Air Cadets Junior Non-Commissioned Officer Course

On the 3rd-5th March 2017 around 30 cadets took part in the Junior Non-Commissioned Officer (JNCO) Course at 2388 (Castleford) Squadron to improve their leadership skills.  Cadets Corey Webley (16) and Faith Tonks (15), 2 cadets from Castleford Squadron, took part in the weekend, where they took part in leadership training, drill and inspection.  By the end of the weekend they were able to lead a group in various activities to test their newly found skills.  

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Castleford Air Cadets Junior Non-Commissioned Officer Course

Sgt (ATC) Smedley Collects Gold DofE Award From St James’s Palace

On the 6th September 2016 I was honoured to be invited to St James’s Palace to collect my Gold Duke of Edinburgh’s Award.

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Sgt (ATC) Smedley Collects Gold DofE Award From St James’s Palace

First Class First Aiders

11 junior and First class cadets from 59 Huddersfield Squadron and 1466 Holmfirth Squadron attended the Youth First Aid 2 day First Aid Course hosted by 59 Squadron.

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First Class First Aiders

Clay Pigeon Shooting

On Sunday 19th February 8 cadets from Castleford Squadron went to Park Lodge shooting ground in Cowick, Goole for a day of Clay Target shooting.

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Clay Pigeon Shooting

North Region Hockey Competition

Well done to Flight Sergeants Grace Leather, Katie Morrell and Cadet Shannon Bradley, from Worsley Squadron, who represented Greater Manchester Wing today.

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North Region Hockey Competition

Greater Manchester Wing Are Regional Champions!

Congratulations to the Greater Manchester Wing Cross Country team which came first in the North Region competition held on 26 February 2017.

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Greater Manchester Wing Are Regional Champions!

Longbenton Duo Set for RAF!

Two North Tyneside volunteers are set to join the Royal Air Force. James Nealings, 22, is set to become a RAF pilot whilst David Anderson, 27, is on course to become an aerospace battle manager (ABM.)

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 Longbenton Duo Set for RAF!

Air Cadets Enjoy RAF Activity Day!

Longbenton Air Cadets got to grips with leadership tasks, marksmanship principles and engaged with the RAF’s Aerospace Battle Managers (ABMs) during an action-packed activity day at RAF Boulmer.

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Air Cadets Enjoy RAF Activity Day!

New First Class Cadets

Last night, eight cadets from 361 squadron completed their basic training and were presented with First Class Cadet badges to mark this stage of their progression in the RAF Air Cadets syllabus.

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New First Class Cadets

Promotion for Lancaster Cadet

Congratulations to CWO Archer on her promotion to Cadet Warrant Officer this evening. A very well deserved promotion for an outstanding NCO and an excellent role model for all cadets.

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Promotion for Lancaster Cadet

Whitby Air Cadets Open Evening - Monday 10th April 2017

Aged between 12 (and in school year 8) and 17? You can now join the Royal Air Force Air Cadets! Come along to our open evening to find out what the cadets get up to and see some of the amazing opportunities available.

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Whitby Air Cadets Open Evening - Monday 10th April 2017

The Sky Is the Limit for Two 740 Cadets

FS Shaw and Sgt S Swales have both been selected to undergo training as part of the Air Cadet Flying Scholarship scheme.

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The Sky Is the Limit for Two 740 Cadets