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Flt Sgt Slater Earns Gold Cyber Badge

Since the development and implementation of the progressive training syllabus the Royal Air Force Air Cadets have strived in pushing the development of cyber skills across the core of cadets and staff. Within this syllabus, are the coveted gold badges…

Barnsley Air Cadet Attends International Leadership Course

The Cadet Officer School is the Civil Air Patrol’s – US Air Cadet equivalent – premier leadership training course, and I was lucky enough to join the 51st course along with 5 other North Region Cadets and 6 from Canada. This…

Open Night 2019

On the 12th of July we welcomed Cadets and their families to attend out Annual Open Evening. During the evening we celebrated the successes and achievements of the cadets over the past year and presented several annual trophies and certificates….

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CI Charlie Owen

CI Charlie Owen joined 148 (Barnsley) Squadron in November 2012 at 13 years old. During his time as a cadet, Charlie rose to the rank of Cadet Warrant Officer ageing out in March 2019 on his 20th Birthday. Charlie then…

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CI Lewis Melia

CI Lewis Melia joined the ATC at the age of 13 and rose to become one of the senior cadets on the squadron ageing out at the age of 20 in May 2018. Since leaving as a cadet he has…

Barnsley Cadet Named Top 6 In the Country

On the 11th May 2019, I travelled down to RAFC Cranwell to be introduced to the other nominees for the RAFAC National Awards both ATC and CCF. I was North Region’s nominee for the ATC 75 Sword; The best female…

Cadets Complete RAF Cosford Road Marching Award

On the 27th/28th April, myself and Sgt Richmond travelled to RAF Cosford to participate in the Cosford WARMA Marches as a member of the South+West Yorkshire Wing Road Marching Team. The aim is to complete a 2x 40km walk throughout…

Archery Fun!

Recently I have participated in Archery and it was really interesting and fun! Before we did archery, we had to go through all the safety rules to make sure we were all safe in this potentially dangerous sport.  This was run at Squadron by the…

Cadet Warrant Officer Charlie Owen Ages Out

Tonight saw CWO Charlie Owen’s last night as a cadet. Charlie joined 148 (Barnsley) Squadron in November 2012 at 13 years old. During his time as a cadet, Charlie rose to the rank of Cadet Warrant Officer and became responsible…