Monthly Archives: December 2009

Website Wins National Award

This website wins a national award!

This website has won a prestigious award in the Air Cadet Media and Communication Awards – the MACA’s. The judges said that the website stood out from the crowd not only for it’s creative, corporate look and feel but also for the innovative graphic tools and use of an active news area together with first-class navigation. Continue reading

Thames Valley’s Record Haul

Over 35 Thames Valley Wing cadets, staff and Civilian Committee members have been honoured at a glittering ceremony organized by Thames Valley Wing.

The awards were held at Edward Brooks Barracks with Air-Vice Marshall Jon Lamonte who is currently serving as Chief of Staff Strategy, Policy and Plans at Air Command at RAF High Wycombe presenting the national awards. Continue reading

Banbury Squadron march to success

1460 (Banbury) Squadron’s marching band has just taken part in the National Corps Band Championships which was held at RAF Halton and have proven themselves to be of an outstanding quality.

The band performed under the direction of Flt Lt Karl Kisley; Officer Commanding 1460 (Banbury) Squadron and not only flew the flag for Thames Valley Wing but also represented South West Region in the full band category. Continue reading

Cadets learn self defence skills

Cadets from 2477 (Britwell) and 2211 (Bracknell) Squadrons have joined forces for a Self Defence course.

This was organised by Flight Sergeant Seb Miller from 1996 (Earley) Squadron who is a qualified Instructor with the Self Defence Federation and assisted by Flight Sergeant Dom Powditch of 1861 (Wantage) Squadron a fellow martial arts expert. Together they demonstrated and taught techniques to the cadets which were extremely simple, effective and easy for them to pick up. Continue reading