148 (Barnsley) Squadron

Royal Air Force Air Cadets

RAF Benson Wing Camp 2019

Between the 27th July and the 3rd August 2019 myself and five other cadets and CI Owen travelled to RAF Benson for a week long camp filled with competition and excitement. It was many of their first time at camp…

Flt Sgt Slater Earns Gold Cyber Badge

Since the development and implementation of the progressive training syllabus the Royal Air Force Air Cadets have strived in pushing the development of cyber skills across the core of cadets and staff. Within this syllabus, are the coveted gold badges…

RAF Northolt Wing Camp 2019

Between the 20-27th of July myself, two other cadets and CI Owen went to RAF Northolt as part of the Wing Camp. We all had this fantastic opportunity to join other cadets across South and West Yorkshire Wing on an…

Barnsley Air Cadet Attends International Leadership Course

The Cadet Officer School is the Civil Air Patrol’s – US Air Cadet equivalent – premier leadership training course, and I was lucky enough to join the 51st course along with 5 other North Region Cadets and 6 from Canada. This…

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….

Cadets Complete Bronze Duke of Edinburgh Award

On the 6th-7th of July myself and 5 other cadets completed our bronze Duke of Edinburgh expedition section. I originally felt nervous, due to the possibility of spending my weekend lost in the cold, wet Yorkshire fields. However I am…

Cadets Take to the Skies!

On the 17th June 4 cadets were taken flying in Grob Tutor aircraft. It was quite an early start where we took the minibus to our destination.  When we arrived, we took a briefing with the cadets from the other…

Sgt Richmond Completes the International Waendal March

On the 11th and 12th of May I took part in the Waendel road-marching walk. During the walk I would carry plenty of water and food for energy to help me walk the 25 mile distance per day, I also…

Barnsley Cadet Named Top 6 In the Country

On the 11th May 2019, I travelled down to RAFC Cranwell to be introduced to the other nominees for the RAFAC National Awards both ATC and CCF. I was North Region’s nominee for the ATC 75 Sword; The best female…

Cadets Complete RAF Cosford Road Marching Award

On the 27th/28th April, myself and Sgt Richmond travelled to RAF Cosford to participate in the Cosford WARMA Marches as a member of the South+West Yorkshire Wing Road Marching Team. The aim is to complete a 2x 40km walk throughout…