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AIR CADET USES FIRST AID SKILLS AND IS PRAISED BY MUM AS “MY LITTLE HERO”

The quick thinking actions of Matthew Zander from 106 (Orsett Hundred) Squadron in using first aid skills learnt as an Air Cadet are praised by his proud mum. Matthew applied the first aid skills he had learnt just a week before during a St. John Ambulance Youth First Aid Training Course. Shocked Matthew summoned help from shop staff, asking them to call an ambulance, whilst he moved items from around his mother to prevent injury. After Mrs Zanders stopped fitting Matthew placed his mother into the recovery position and maintained her airway. …

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SURREY AIR CADETS GET THEIR WINGS THROUGH NEWLY INTRODUCED SYLLABUS

Air Cadets from Surrey Wing have become some of the first cadets in the country to gain the new RAF Air Cadets Blue Aviation Wings.
The 12 teenagers from 1408 (Dorking) Squadron and 1408 (Cranleigh) Detached Flight were the first in Surrey to complete the three stages of the newly introduced syllabus. First the cadets had to complete a …

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FORMER HAILSHAM AIR CADET RETURNS TO WHERE IT ALL STARTED

Nic Fenn, a former air cadet, has returned to 249 (The Millennium Squadron) Hailsham to talk to the cadets about his life in the Royal Air Force. Nic, or Flying Officer Nic Fenn as he is correctly known in the RAF, was the youngest in his intake and therefore is ‘on hold’ at RAF Brize Norton with 47 Squadron, awaiting …

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ATC SUNDAY WITH LONDON & SE REGION AIR CADETS

Air Cadets celebrated ATC Sunday in London & South East Region, and led by Kent Wing Marching Band, have paraded their banner, carried and escorted by cadets from 261(Guildford) Squadron, from Lincoln’s Inn Fields to St Clement Danes. The parade consisted of cadets and adult representatives from all six Wings in the Region – London, Middlesex, Surrey, Sussex, Essex …

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Sussex Wing Yukon Expedition

Eight Air Cadets and four staff from Sussex Wing undertook an expedition to Yukon Territory of Canada to complete a 369km self-sufficient paddle in open canoes from Quiet Lake to Carmacks near the Arctic Circle over a 10 day period.
Two years in planning, training and fundraising, made possible thanks to massive support from the Ulysses Trust, RAF Charitable Trust and …

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