It’s been a busy time at 155 (Maidenhead) Squadron with a wide range of activities taking place and plenty more planned for 2015.
From the 8th to 15th of July, 6 cadets and two staff from 155 Sqn attended the world famous Royal International Air Tattoo at RAF Fairford. Although the event is primarily 2 days, there are in excess of 800 ATC cadets and staff who live and work at the air base for a period of 8 days, assisting the RAF Charitable Trust Enterprises. Continue reading
The 17 cadets of 966 (Wallingford) Squadron ATC who helped out at the RAF Benson 75th Anniversary celebrations were invited to the base on 21 July for a flight in a Merlin helicopter.
The evening was arranged by Sqn Ldr Ryan Morris of 28 (AC) Squadron and hosted by Sgt Stephanie Cole, a member of the squadron aircrew. Continue reading
For the past few years cadets and staff from 1861 (Wantage) and 2410 (Didcot) squadrons have attended a D-Day memorial service at Harwell. This year saw the 70th anniversary to which the cadets were invited to provide a guard of honour for this year’s memorial service.
20 cadets and 7 staff members gather on the Saturday in glorious weather to join the local community in paying their respects to those who took part on the day. Continue reading
CWO Chubb from 211 (Newbury) squadron recently completed the Junior Leaders courses run by HQAC and has provided an account of her experience on the course. Remember that the next Junior Leaders course is available to apply for if you meet the requirements so speak to squadron staff to get more information. Continue reading
A party of 30 Air Cadets and Staff from Thames Valley Wing were amongst the hundreds who gathered in Reading town centre for a county-wide service to commemorate the 100th anniversary of the start of the First World War. The multi-faith service held at Reading Minster Church heard words of peace and remembrance from religious leaders across several faiths. Continue reading
Grants are on their way to West Oxfordshire communities to help with projects commemorating World War One.
A variety of projects are taking place after West Oxfordshire District Council invited communities to apply for funding of up to £500 to help mark the centenary of the War in 2014. Continue reading
1116 (Woodley) Sqn have recently been busy raising funds and purchased some raft building equipment which was recently used for the first time on a Squadron run team building activity at a local lake in Woodley. Continue reading