148 (Barnsley) Squadron

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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…

Battle of Britain Service 2019

On the anniversary of the Battle of Britain, 15th September 148 (Barnsley) Squadron staff and cadets remembered at St Mary’s church. The Squadron reflected on those who fought and died in this campaign, which was one of the pivotal turning…

RAF Benson Wing Camp 2019

Recently this year 5 cadets and 1 staff member, along with other staff and cadets from South and West Yorkshire Wing attended the Wing Camp to RAF Benson. Below are the images from the camp. The cadets visited various sections…

Lord Lieutenant Appointment for Flt Sgt Butler

On Tuesday 3rd September I attended the South Yorkshire Lord-Lieutenant’s Awards at Endcliffe Hall where I had the honour of being appointed as HM Lord-Lieutenant’s Cadet for the next year. The Lord-Lieutenant’s Cadet is a prestigious position that very few…

Cadets Go Laser Questing!

On the 2nd September, our Squadron attended a fun night held in Quasar, Sheffield. It was an enjoyable evening – a nice, relaxing end to the summer. We even got to shoot at the staff members and get away with it!…