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.
Cleveland Cadet Named as National Champion
Cadet Regimental Sergeant Major Harvey Duffield (17), of Cleveland Army Cadet Force, has been named as the United Kingdom’s Champion Cadet following a hard fought competition.
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.
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.
Air Cadets at International Air Tattoo
Durham/Northumberland Wing Air Cadets this year sent a team of 3 staff and 17 cadets to the Air Cadet Camp at the Royal International Air Tattoo.
Longbenton Air Cadets Land First Place
Air Cadets in Longbenton are flying high after beating another 34 squadrons across Durham / Northumberland to first place in the Wing’s Competitions Day.
NCEA CCF Cadets at Barry Buddon
Cadets from Northumberland Church of England Academy CCF travelled to Barry Buddon in Scotland for this year's annual camp.
Wolsingham CCF Cadets on Camp
Towards the end of June, 23 Cadets from Wolsingham School CCF took part in their annual camp at Wathgill. The cadets were put through their paces in an action packed week of challenging pursuits, live firing, training in built up areas (TIBUA), advanced tactics and leadership training.