Royal Praise for Longbenton Air Cadets
Her Majesty’s Lord Lieutenant for Tyne and Wear, Mrs Sue Winfield OBE, flew in to celebrate the achievements of Longbenton Air Cadets over the past 12 months.
Local Air Cadets Get Gold!
Air Cadets from across the Durham/Northumberland Wing area have completed the expedition section of their Gold Duke of Edinburgh’s Award.
Bedlington Air Cadet Reaches New Heights
Cadet Flight Sergeant Esmée Webley, an 18-year-old Air Cadet with 2522 (Bedlington) Squadron ATC, has qualified as a pilot, thanks to a scholarship funded by the Royal Air Forces Association.
North East Naval Officer Retires After 5 Decades of Service
Corbridge-based Royal Navy Officer Ian White is retiring from the Senior Service after an extremely successful career spanning five decades in which he has served with the Cadet Forces and the Royal Navy as a Regular and Reservist Officer.
Darlington Soldiers Hit New Heights in California
TWO Army Reserve soldiers based in Darlington spent two weeks in July in California with colleagues from Scotland and Northern Ireland taking part in a skydiving trip supported by funding from the North of England RFCA.
607 Sqn RAuxAF Wing Kemp Dirk Trophy
Cadets Enjoy Aviation Day
Over 250 Cadets from the North East attended the Cadet Aviation Day hosted by North Region Air Cadets at RAF Topcliffe in North Yorkshire.
Silver ERS Awards 2017
The Ministry of Defence has announced the winners of their Employer Recognition Scheme (ERS) Silver Awards for 2017, and we are delighted that 25 companies from the North East have been honoured in this way!
Sunderland Hospitals Strike Gold
The Ministry of Defence today announced the new winners of the Employer Recognition Scheme (ERS) Gold Awards, and City Hospitals Sunderland NHS Trust was named as one of the top performers.
Air Cadets Gain Gold at Palace
Two Longbenton Air Cadets have been presented with their Gold Duke of Edinburgh’s Awards from the Countess of Wessex.