Open evenings at squadrons form a vital part in providing potential cadets the chance to find out about what the Air Training Corps offers and the opportunities available to cadets. Recently 2120 (Witney) squadron opened its doors to show case what the squadron and wing does across the year and on Tuesday, 5th November the latest 6 cadets to join the squadron were enrolled.
Celebrations were in full swing on Tuesday 5th November as cadets, parents and staff of 2120 (Witney) Squadron, Air Training Corps welcomed their latest 6 cadets following enrollment after 5 weeks introductory training. This period has seen the new cadets learn the basics of marching, cadet and RAF history. It has also taught them how to maintain their uniforms and salute officers in preparation for them becoming full members of the uniformed organisation and good citizens of Witney.
Cadet Jessica Roberts, one of the newest recruits and a pupil at Henry Box School said “I’m really pleased to have been enrolled into the Corps. I was a little nervous when I first joined but I’ve learnt so much and now can’t wait for the opportunities that are open to me such as flying and gliding”. The six new cadets first public event will be the Remembrance Parade in Witney on 10 Nov 13.
Witney squadron is always on the lookout for new cadets and staff alongside the other squadron within Thames Valley wing – Looking for more information then Click Here and find your nearest squadron.