The Mayor of Reading, Councilor Chris Maskell, was the guest at a parade at to celebrate the 67th Anniversary of the formation of the Air Training Corps.
The parade, held at Brock Barracks in Reading was a major spectacle with some 80 Cadets and staff on Parade drawn from Central Area Squadrons from Henley, Reading, Woodley, Earley, Aldermaston, Burghfield, and Wallingford. Continue reading
The Thames Valley Wing units at Burghfield and Cowley have been regraded to Squadron status.
The promotion to Squadron status has been due to the resurgence in numbers at both Squadrons. The news was relayed by Group Captain Mike Remlinger, Regional Commandant, the day after a successful visit to Burghfield where he saw the cadets getting involved with Radio Controlled Flying and planning a major charity event.
The units will now be known as 2402 (Burghfield) Squadron and 2210 (Cowley) Squadron.