148 (Barnsley) Squadron

Royal Air Force Air Cadets

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RAF Scampton Heritage Visit

On the 27th August 2019, eight cadets along with four staff from 148 (Barnsley) Squadron went to RAF Scampton to visit the heritage centre.  We were able to sit in a Hawk T1, the same aircraft that the red arrows use and what…

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…

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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…