Monthly Archives: June 2008

Brize Band Dinner Hit!

A musical ensemble from Brize Norton were the stars of the annual Wing Dinner.

news_0806002_01The 7 cadets under the musical direction of Squadron Leader Andy White played a selection of tunes from their musical repertoire to over 85 diners at the event held at Abingdon.

Guest of honour, Group Captain Paul Haines (Ret’d) commented during his speech on the excellent performance given by the cadets.

Wing Challenge – Woodley Win!

In a shock result, cadets from 1116 (Woodley) Squadron beat 2402 (Burghfield) Sqn into 2nd place in the Thames Valley Wing Challenge.

news_0806001_01The event held over 2 days at Bramley Training Area attracted teams from 22 Squadrons. Activities on offer included a Night Exercise followed by a round robin exercise ranging from a view from the top of the High Ropes course to leadership, patrolling, orienteering, first aid and radio communications. Continue reading