148 (Barnsley) Squadron

Royal Air Force Air Cadets

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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…

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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…

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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…

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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…

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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…

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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…