148 (Barnsley) Squadron

Royal Air Force Air Cadets

Barnsley Cadets Gain Air Rifle Marksman

Congratulations to Cdt Daniel Sayles and Cdt Katie Booth on passing their Blue Marksman Badge on the Scorpion Air Rifle. This follows a package of training that has been delivered by our Squadron Shooting Officer, CI Melia. In order to…

Inter-Squadron Cross Country Championships 2020

On the 12th of January 2020 148 Barnsley Squadron and other Squadrons from across South and West Yorkshire Wing attended the Annual Inter Sqn cross country championship.  We arrived at Thornes Park in Wakefield full of energy and ready to take…

Barnsley Squadron Gains a New Commissioned Officer

Congratulations are in order to newly commissioned Acting Pilot Officer Hannah Banks. After serving several years as a SNCO on the Squadron and supporting various Wing Teams, Acting Pilot Officer Banks chose to apply to become a Cadet Forces Adult…

Christmas Disco 2019

2019 has been a very good year for the Squadron. To mark our final parade night of the year we celebrated in style with our annual Christmas Quiz and Disco. The Cadets and staff wore some very fetching Christmas attire…

Barnsley Air Cadets Crowned Small Bore Champions!

On the weekend of the 16th November 2019 a training weekend and competition was held for the L144 rifle. The Saturday began with an early morning start, at Queen Elizabeth Barracks Strensall, whereby we had to arrive at 0945. Our training…

Remembrance Day 2019

On Sunday the 10th of December, 148 (Barnsley) Squadron was out in large numbers to commemorate those who have fought, on Remembrance Sunday 2019.  It was a fantastic effort by everyone who attended the Barnsley Remembrance Sunday parade and we…

Poppy Collecting Launch in Barnsley

On Saturday the 26th October, cadets and staff assisted the Barnsley Branch of the Royal British Legion with the start of the Poppy Appeal in Barnsley Town Centre. This is an event that signals the beginning of the Remembrance Period…

Barnsley Cadets Gain Blue Duke of Edinburgh Award

We are thrilled to announce that Cdt Fisher, Cdt Stott and Cdt McKevitt have been awarded with their Pre-DofE (Blue) Duke of Edinburgh Award! This concludes 6 months of hard work completing the First Class Training Syllabus as well as…

Cadet Warrant Officer Kirk Achieves Top Cadet Rank

Congratulations to our latest Cadet Warrant Officer Dylan Kirk on passing his Wing Board interview. The interview follows a similar format as one for applying to the Royal Air Force and is Chaired by our Wing Commander Brian Daniel. Dylan…

Cadet Warrant Officer Grange Achieves Top Cadet Rank

Congratulations to our latest Cadet Warrant Officer Jack Grange on passing his Wing Board interview. The interview follows a similar format as one for applying to the Royal Air Force and is Chaired by our Wing Commander Brian Daniel. Jack…