Air Cadets Celebratory Salute!
Air Cadets from Longbenton were joined by over 300 people as they celebrated the formation of the youth organisation and 100 years of the Royal Air Force.
Double Recognition for Local Air Cadet Officer
An Air Cadet Officer has been recognised for his outstanding contribution to education. Flight Lieutenant Gary Richardson, 35, received his recognition at a special event held at the Royal Military Academy Sandhurst.
New CCF for South Shields School
A Royal Navy CCF has opened at South Shields Community School has opened as part of the Cadet Expansion Programme.
More First Aid Success for Durham ACF
Another five Durham Army Cadets have been recognised formally for first aid treatment in real life situations. They were each presented with difficult situations and without hesitation all five young people acted with no consideration for themselves resulting in saving lives.
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.
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.