150 Squadron cadets celebrate their promotions to junior and senior NCOs. The next generation of leaders of the squadron.
150 (City of Oxford) Squadron
150 Squadron is proud to be one of the oldest squadrons in Thames Valley wing, and we can trace our history back to the formation of the Air Training Corps in 1941 and its predecessor organisation the Air League's Air Defence Cadet Corps. 150 Sqn is located in Marsden, Oxford and focuses on aviation from making aircraft model kits to helping look after a Vulcan bomber at weekends
On Saturday the 19th of March 150 Squadron cadets and adult volunteers undertook a day walk out in the Oxfordshire countryside. They had a great day out with five cadets using the walk to consolidate the expedition and adventure training skills to achieve the finish their first class cadet training.
Pilot officer Hamish Forsyth-Forbes officer in charge of 150 Squadron joined cadets and volunteers in a day walk in the Oxfordshire countryside, their first face to face activity since lockdown.
During the recent lock down period, Thames Valley Wing of the RAF Air Cadets moved to using online platforms to continue activities for our cadets. 217 of our air cadets have completed radio communications and cyber security training courses during this time and we even trained 10 adult volunteers as instructors.
The radio communications and cyber security training is highly beneficial to the cadets, as it improves their knowledge of cyber security, social media safety and how to protect themselves and their devices from malware and viruses. Continue reading
Well done to all cadets and adult volunteers who took part in the South West Region sports day covering rugby, netball, football and hockey and congratulations to all who were selected for the South West region teams.
150 City of Oxford Squadron are celebrating two of their cadets receiving their youth first aid qualification
Thames valley Wing undertook a multi activity training weekend staying onboard HMS Bristol, a Royal Navy destroyer docked in Portsmouth and used as a training facility. Our cadets participated in training for first aid, leadership, instructional techniques, NCO command training for Junior and Senior NCOs and weapons handling and safety training.
Thames Valley Wing Air Cadets are not just about flying and gliding! Our cadets were out in force this weekend shooting the L144 .22 target rifle polishing their marksmanship skills
CWO Lauren Rynsburger has completed the Junior Leaders Course which is arguably the most arduous and most challenging course offered across any of the cadet forces. Over a 7-month period, students are trained in conducting reconnaissance patrols, offensive fighting patrols, civilian handling, fighting in built up areas and other military skills. Continue reading