Monthly Archives: March 2012

Olympic Torch Duties for Mo

Didcot based Civilian Instructor Mo Merchant will be fulfilling a life long dream this summer when she carries the Olympic Torch through Oxfordshire.

Mo was nominated for this top honour by Flying Officer Jane Wicks, Adjutant at Didcot Air Cadet’s as a way of rewarding her for her years of dedication to the Air Training Corps. Continue reading

Summer Camp – Hong Kong Style!

When Thames Valley Veteran, Flight Lieutenant Mike Kidley returned from a Hong Kong based International Air Cadet Exchange back in 2009  he never thought he would be able to return to meet Far East colleagues again.  Well, this all changed when he received an invite from one of these friends to return to see a Summer Camp – Hong Kong Style!

Mike takes up the story ” It all started in 2009 when I was selected to go to Hong Kong as an Escort Officer with three cadets on an IACE visit. When the visit was over, I returned to UK  not knowing when or if I would ever go back and visit the many friends I made during the camp.  Continue reading