Two Thames Valley Officers were amongst 27 uniformed staff from the Air Cadet Organization who have received nationally recognized qualifications from Admiral the Lord West of Spithead at a Graduation Ceremony held at RAF College Cranwell. Continue reading
Almost 30 Thames Valley Wing Cadets, Staff and Civilian Committee Members have been awarded prestigious awards by Commandant Air Cadets, Air Commodore Gordon Moulds.
The awards were held at a glittering ceremony at Oxford’s Falklands House. After the awards the Commandant said “I hold the ACO Volunteer in extremely high regard as without the efforts of the volunteer there is not an organization. I am extremely pleased to have been given the opportunity to express my personal thanks and appreciation”
The following awards were made: Continue reading
Cadet Sergeant Emma Wright, 16, from 447 (Henley-on-Thames) Squadron is aiming for success in the 2012 Olympics after being selected to attend the Great Britain Junior Rifle Squad.
Emma, who has been a cadet for 4 years in the Oxfordshire Squadron, found she had a natural talent for small-bore shooting when she first fired the No.8 cadet rifle at 447 Henley Sqn her home unit scoring a highly respectable 85 out of 100. Now, she has joined Maidenhead Target Rifle Club where she shoots 3 positional at 50m. Continue reading