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 …

Tiring, but morale was high!

  I, Cadet Corporal T. Gent, Cadet Corporal A. Bryan and Cadet Warrant Officer R. Phillips completed our first practise walk for our Silver Duke of Edinburgh’s Award. We also completed the walk with two cadets from 2488 (Kingswinford) Squadron. Only I have ever done DofE in the past, so it was mainly a chance to learn how to read …