148 (Barnsley) Squadron

Royal Air Force Air Cadets

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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…

Dining In Night 2019

On the 9th of February, 148 (Barnsley) Squadron held its annual Dining In Night at Tankersley Manor Hotel.  The night begun with a small reception in the bar. Upon arrival cadets were offered a non-alcoholic drink of orange juice, and…

Cadets Go Mountain Biking

On the 3rd of February I went Mountain Biking with the Squadron around the local area. When I put my name of the list for Mountain biking I was nervous as I had not been on my bike for some…

Cadets Begin Gliding Training

On the 27th of January 2019, myself and Cdt Kirk got the chance to go gliding at RAF Syerston in Leicester. It was a windy day so unfortunately, we couldn’t fly, but we were able to complete the ground school…

Inter-Squadron Cross Country Championships

On the 13th of January 148 (Barnsley) Squadron attended the Annual South and West Yorkshire Wing Cross Country Championship. Once we arrived at Thornes Park we began by handing out the squadron sports tops and shorts so that we could…

Blue Badge Leadership Course

On the 12th of January, a Blue Badge Leadership Day was held for cadets at 148 (Barnsley) Squadron. 10 Cadets attended the course to develop their leadership skills and earn the Blue Leadership Badge.  The day was ran by the…

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CI Mandy Colton

CI Colton has been involved with the ATC as a staff member since 2010. She joined the Corps as she saw the positive influence it had on young people and her partner is and two children were also involved in…