Presentation Evening 2017

On Friday 19th May 2497 (Cosford) Squadron held their annual awards evening, Presentation Evening. We were joined by Squadron Leader John Smith RAF VR(T), a staff officer from West Mercian Wing, who has been involved with the RAF Air Cadets for over 30 years and who has recently been awarded a third bar to his long service medal in recognition …

Physically difficult, but bring on the actual expedition!

On the weekend of Saturday 15th and Sunday 16th April, the squadron attended a Duke of Edinburgh’s Award Bronze and Silver Practice Expedition. The squadron was joined by cadets and staff from 156 (Kidderminster) Squadron and staff from 2488 (Kingswinford) Squadron. I, Cadet Warrant Officer R. Phillips, Cadet Flight Sergeant C. Weetman and Cadet Corporal C. Walthorne did our Silver …

Ski Trip to Austria

  From Friday 7th to Friday 14th of April, we (Cadet Corporal A. Lowe and Cadet T. Evans) and five others from the squadron attended the Air Cadet Austria ski trip to either improve our skiing or to learn how to ski. On the 7th, the coach came from Aberystwyth and met us and other squadrons from around the area …

Great experience developing skills

Through the Wing, I, Cadet Flight Sergeant A. Killeen, Cadet Flight Sergeant L. Pritchard, Cadet Corporal E. Alexander-McGowan, Cadet Corporal A. Cooper, Cadet T. Evans, Cadet M. Jones and cadets from 63 (Bridgnorth) Squadron and 124 (Hereford) Squadron have been working towards The Sports Leaders UK Level 2 Award in Assisting in Basic Expedition Leadership. The course has allowed us …