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AIR CADETS CELEBRATE 80 YEARS

RAF Air Cadets have celebrated 80 years since the issue of the Royal Warrant establishing the Air Training Corps.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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APPOINTMENT OF NEW WING ADVENTURE TRAINNING OFFICER

Flight Lieutenant George Blackbourn selected to hold the post of Wing Adventure Training Technical Officer.

 

 

 

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SERVICE RECOGNISED IN QUEEN'S BIRTHDAY HONOURS

Service to Air Cadets recognised in the Queen's Birthday Honours.

 

 

 

 

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WING COMMANDER REACHES ARMED FORCES AWARDS

The Officer Commanding of Plymouth & Cornwall Wing, Wing Commander Frances Reis has become a finalist in the Plymouth Armed Forces Awards..

 

 

 

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STAFF SERVICE RECOGNISED

Staff from Plymouth & Cornwall Wing had their service to the RAF Air Cadets recognised at the Wing Conference.

 

 

 

 

 

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Cadet Portal Lands in the Wing

A major advance in cadet access to information on RAF Air Cadet events and individual training records has been rolled out to the Wing.

 

 

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Evening of Awards

Rockbeare Manor near Exeter was the venue for a night of awards for staff and cadets of Plymouth & Cornwall Wing

 

 

 

 

 

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Appointment of Cadet Warrant Officer

730 (Truro) Squadron have been crowned Caiel's Trophy winners for 2019 in a new look competition held at Okehampton Battle Camp

 

 

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Appointment of Cadet Warrant Officer

 

CWO Abbie Williams has been appointed after successful completion of her CWO board with Wing Commander Reis. 

 

 

 

 

 

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Cadets Turn up the Heat at Armed Forces Day.

 

A year after the Plymouth & Cornwall Wing's Formal Review at the Armed Forces Day on what was the hottest day of last year, the RAF Air Cadets again paraded on one of the hottest days so far this year. Plymouth & Cornwall Wing is proud and honoured to be part of supporting the Annual Service of Commemoration

 

 

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Wing Athletics Team Crowned South West Regional Champions

 

Plymouth & Cornwall Wing Athletics Team have won the South West Regional Athletics Trials. The team managed by Warrant Officer Liz Barns was selected following a close fought Wing Athletics Trials at Par Athletics Track.

 

 

 

 

 

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Cadets Complete in Ten Tors Challenge.

 

The Ten Tors challenge has been an annual event since the 1960s organised by the Army with young participants in teams of six visiting ten tors over a 35, 45 or 55 mile routes across Dartmoor in under two days.

 

 

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Wing President Receives Award from Her Majesty

 

Plymouth & Cornwall Wing President, Air Vice Marshall Garry Tunicliffe has been awarded Commander of the Royal Victoria Order.

 

 

 

 

 

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77 (Redruth) Squadron at the Race Duchy 20 mile Road Race 

The Duchy 20 Race once again took place at the beginning of March after a six year break.  77 (Redruth) Squadron has traditionally helped with the water stations at this event and Hayle Runners once again asked for their support. Click on image for more

 

 

 

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Wing Marks the Anniversary of the Establishment of the ATC

 

Plymouth & Cornwall Wing have held Sunday Services to mark the anniversary of the establishment of the Air Training Corps on 5th February 1941 when it received the Royal Warrant from King George VI. Click on image for more

 

 

 

 

 

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2339 (Plymstock & Mount Batten) Squadron Hold Presentation Evening

 

2339 (Plymouth & Mount Batten) Squadron have held their Presentation Evening to celebrate the achievements of cadets. Click on image for more

 

 

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New Colour for Cadets

 

On Remembrance Sunday 1985, 2312 (Tavistock) Squadron Air Training Corps were presented with a new colour by Mr Roy Minhinnick the Chairman and on behalf of the Tavistock Branch of the Royal British Legion. Click on image for more

 

 

 

 

 

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Farewell to 2443 (Okehampton) Squadron Padre - posted 30-Jan-19

The Squadron Padre at 2443 (Okehampton) Squadron, Padre Simon Bourne, attended hi final parade recently before moving on to adventures new. Click on image for more

 

 

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Commendation for Air Cadet Instructor Connor - posted 30-Jan-19

Mr Connor Andrews of Newquay, a Civilian Instructor with No 730 (City of Truro) Squadron Air Training Corps has received a Certificate of Meritorious Service from Commandant Air Cadets Click on image for more