air cadets bring home the silverware in regional competition
cadets from Burnham-On-Sea are celebrating after doing well in
a competition against dozens of other squadrons from across the
youngsters from 290 Weston & Burnham & Highbridge Squadron
travelled to Okehampton army camp in Devon to take part in the
annual contest against 30 other squadrons from Devon and Somerset.
squadron took part in a number of competitions throughout the
day from drill, banner drill, photography and art, first aid,
aircraft recognition and model making," the group's Chris
Garrett told Burnham-On-Sea.com.
cadets - who are aged between 13 and 18 - gained first place in
the model making, under 16 aircraft recognition for a second year,
as well as for the fourth year running in both the over 16 individual
and the team trophy competitions.
cadets will now go on and represent the south west region in a
competition next weekend with the chance of representing the Air
Cadets against other cadet forces," added Chris.
Squadron parades are held on Tuesday and Thursday evenings from
7.30-9.45 in Weston and Burnham-On-Sea. For more information,
call 01934 647805 or 01278 781409 during these times or visit
for more information.