Monthly Archives: February 2008

Air Cadets Happy Birthday

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.

news_0802002_02The 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

Burghfield & Cowley Celebrate!

The Thames Valley Wing units at Burghfield and Cowley have been regraded to Squadron status.

news_0802001_02The 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.