148 (Barnsley) Squadron

Royal Air Force Air Cadets

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Cadets Advance to First Class

Due to all their hard work, they have all recently been awarded their First Class Classification, to show that they have accomplished learning the following subjects: Congratulations and keep up the hard work!

Blue Leadership Badges

On Multiple parade nights cadets have worked hard to develop leadership skills, through the learning of Leadership theory and practising the principles of SMEAC. The cadets have learned a lot about themselves and how to work as a team. This…

Flying Officer Hannah Banks Receives Cadet Forces Medal

Flying Officer Hannah Banks has been awarded the Cadet Forces Medal, recognizing her 12 years of dedicated service with the Royal Air Force Air Cadets. This honour reflects her commitment to the cadet program, where she has played a pivotal…

Activity First Aid Course

On the weekend commencing the 17th February cadets from 148 Barnsley Squadron engaged in some life-saving skills on various levels of First Aid Courses. One Cadet from the squadron attended a wing Activity First Aid course over the full weekend…

Blue Radio Course

On the 16th of March myself and 13 cadets attended a Blue Radio Course ran by squadron staff. In this course, we learnt about various things such as: how to operate the radios, signal and causes of signal disruption, the…

Sergeant attends their Combined Initial Course

On the 26th November Sergeant Annetts travelled to RAF Cranwell to undertake her Combined Initial Course at the command and leadership school. Food and accommodation in the Sgt’s Mess was lovely and, set the course candidates up for a comfortable…

Everest the Old Way Presentation

On the 17th of November, two guest speakers David Peckett and John Driskell attended 148 Barnsley Squadron to talk to the cadets about their epic overland journey and trek to Everest Base Camp in 1968. Their talk covered both their…

Squadron Promotions

In a significant moment of recognition and achievement, Cadet (Cdt) Earl, Cdt A Musgreave, Cdt H Musgreave and Cdt Uluiviti were recently promoted to the rank of Corporal (Cpl). Their unwavering commitment, leadership, and exemplary service have not only demonstrated…

Cadet Advance to Master Cadet Classification

Due to all his hard work, Flight Sergeant Parr has recently been awarded their Master Cadet Classification. Congratulations and keep up the hard work!

148 Squadron shares Festive Spirit

2023 has been yet another tough year for many and as such having the ability to give to others has been a big ask, but as ever the cadets of 148 Squadron have dug deep. On the 15th of December,…

Battlefields Tour (France and Belgium) 2023

On the evening of Monday 23rd of October 2023, 10 cadets and 4 staff members from 148 (Barnsley) Squadron, joined by cadets and staff from 4 other squadrons in the wing, embarked on a journey to France and Belgium, for…

Initial Expedition Training Weekend

On the 14th and 15th of October, eight 148 (Barnsley) Squadron cadets and four staff and took part in an Initial Expedition Training Weekend. The cadets had lessons in packing rucksacks, map reading, grid references, camp craft, first aid and…