air cadets review busy year of activities
from Burnham-On-Sea's Air Training Corps were rewarded for a busy
year of activities when they held their annual presentation evening
in Weston at the weekend.
cadets celebrated a busy year which included numerous flying,
shooting, adventure training, Duke of Edinburgh expeditions and
other award events.
awards were presented to the cadets by former station Warrant
Officer of RAF Locking, Mr Iain Norris MBE, and 290 Squadron's
Commanding Officer, Flt Lt Steven Manville.
award for Best NCO went to Cadet Sgt Josh Morgan, Best Cadet was
Cadet Rees Kendall, Best Commitment to the Squadron went to Cadet
Chris Chatterton, Best Endeavour was won by Cadet Daniel Hopkins
and the Commanding Officer's Award went to Cadet Sgt Matt Butcher.
The Extra Curricular award for out-of-squadron activities went
to Cadet Cpl Ryan Ludlow.
Officer Fg Off Chris Garrett told Burnham-On-Sea.com: "The
squadron has had a fantastic year in which many cadets have had
the opportunity to take part in some new and exciting activities.
We have seen a large intake of new cadets recently, which is excellent,
as it offers the teenagers of Weston and Burnham a chance to take
advantage of learning new skills and new experiences."
Squadron Air Training Corps is based in Burnham at the Cadet Centre
on Highbridge Road (TA8 1LN) and meets every Tuesday and Thursday
between 7.30pm and 9.45pm. For more information contact 290 Squadron
on 01934 647805 between these times or visit www.290sqn.org.uk.
are (top) the award winners and (below) Royal Air Force Association
Weston-s-Mare Branch Chairman Sqn Ldr (Ret'd) Ian Mcpherson (Left)
and Commanding Officer 290 Sqn Flt Lt Steven Manville during the