148 (Barnsley) Squadron

Royal Air Force Air Cadets

Cpl Ellam Gains Silver Leadership Badge

On the 16th of February, myself and Cpl Crawford attended the Silver leadership Course assessment day at South and West Yorkshire Wing headquarters. The day commenced with a theory test on knowledge we had gained at an earlier date, ensuring…

Barnsley Squadron Gains 10 New Basic Radio Operators

On the 2nd of February myself and other cadets attended a Blue Radio Course ran by squadron staff. In this course we learnt about various things such as: how to operate the radios, signal and causes of signal disruption, the…

Barnsley Air Cadet Gains Dacre Sword Nomination

On Tuesday 11th February, I travelled to South and West Yorkshire Wing Headquarters for a board, competing for the nomination to represent the wing in the national RAF Air Cadets Dacre Sword competition. The Dacre sword is a prestigious award given…

Promotions

We are thrilled to announce our recent promotions. A total of seven cadets have passed through the ranks by impressing the staff with their dedication and professionalism to the squadron. Congratulations to Cdt Wright, Cdt Sayles, Cdt Yates, Cdt Burton…

Cadet Warrant Officer Jack Grange Ages Out

Tonight saw CWO Jack Granges’s last night as a cadet. Jack joined 148 (Barnsley) Squadron in June 2013 at 13 years old. During his time as a cadet, Jack rose to the rank of Cadet Warrant Officer and became responsible…

Dining In Night 2020

On 8th February 2020, I had the honour of being ‘Mr Vice’ at 148 (Barnsley) Squadrons annual Dining in Night as this was my last Dining in Night as a cadet. Guests were welcomed and offered a complimentary glass of Bucks…

Cdt Yates Attends Bronze Radio Course

On the weekend of the 25th of January, I attended a Bronze Radio Course held by the South and West Yorkshire Wing radio team at the Wing Headquarters in Castleford. During the morning of Saturday, we had a refresher to remind…