148 (Barnsley) Squadron

Royal Air Force Air Cadets

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…

Staff

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…

Staff

CI Brian Rogers

Wg Cdr R B Rogers RAFVR(T) Rtd. CI Rogers joined 148 (Barnsley) Sqn in 1949 as a cadet and progressed through the ranks finally becoming its Commanding Officer, a post he held for 19 years. He was then appointed to…

Staff

Sgt Matt Smedley

Sgt Matthew Smedley joined 370 (North Sheffield) Squadron as a Cadet at the age of 15. Upon reaching the rank of CWO he transferred to 148 (Barnsley) Squadron where he saw out the rest of his Cadet career. His highlights…

Staff

Flt Sgt Hannah Banks

Flight Sergeant Banks has been involved with the ATC since she started out as a Cadet at the age of 13.  She joined the ATC after seeing an advert and wanted to find out what it was all about.  Highlights…

Staff

Sqn Ldr Andy Williams

Sqn Ldr Andy Williams has been in and around the Air Cadets for over 20 years as a cadet and staff member over that time.  He joined 366 (King Ecgbert) Squadron in 1986, being introduced to this great organisation by…

Parents & Guardians

Why Air Cadets?

What makes the Air Cadets different from other organisations? You can ask any cadet or member of staff and they will tell you about their experiences and achievements during their time with the ACO. The ACO is unique as it…

Parents & Guardians

Child Safety

Every parent’s primary concern is for the safety and well-being of their son or daughter. Rest assured here at 148 (Barnsley) Squadron we take this equally seriously. Many of our activities (often outdoor) rely on our cadets being in a…

Parents & Guardians

Schools Information

Cadet Activities During School Term On occasions some cadet activities can occur in the week during the school term. A letter can be obtained from 148 (Barnsley) Squadron Adjutant which provides your the school with details of the acivity. In…