Duke Of Edinburgh’s Award Expeditions

Over a warm Easter break, many of the Squadron’s cadets were out in the Ashdown Forest completing training towards their Duke of Edinburgh’s Award Expeditions. For some of the younger cadets, starting out on their Bronze Award, this was their first taste of life under canvas, and cooking for themselves in an expedition environment. For…

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First 2011 Recruit Intake Graduates

After joining the Squadron in January, we are delighted to celebrate the graduation of our first recruit intake of 2011. The nine cadets have spent several weeks learning about the Air Cadet organisation, and what it has to offer them. They have also learned about the responsibilities of an Air Cadet – not just in…

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Squadron NCO Promotions

After a winter training period indoors, the Squadron has been under strength on the NCO team. They are the glue that hold the cadets together, and keep the Squadron running effectively on parade nights. It was time for new members. A selection phase, including drill, leadership and uniform inspections, together with an interview with staff,…

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CURRENT: Recruit Intake

We are currently recruiting new cadets in to the Squadron. Intake 01/11 has recently opened, and will stay open for another week or so before the recruits begin training in earnest. They have already started to make friends, learn about the organisation, and the activities on offer to them when they enrol as cadets on…

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Potential Life Savers?

A group of staff and cadets from 1921 Squadron have qualified as First Aiders, with an intensive course resulting in successful completion of the Emergency First Aid at Work certificate. “All staff involved in outdoor training with cadets need to be First Aid qualified”, explained Flt Lt David Preece, the unit commander, “and this course…

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