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FEBRUARY 5TH 2018

Weekend roundup – Celebration, competition and cooperation.

Air Cadets from Long Eaton Detachment and Stapleford & Sandiacre Detachment at the local Church

Air Cadets from Long Eaton Detachment and Stapleford & Sandiacre Detachment at the local Church

It was another eventful weekend packed with competitions and training for Cadets throughout the East Midlands but it was an extra special weekend for the Air Cadets.

Sunday was a very important day for RAF Air Cadets (RAFAC), it was the 77th Air Cadet Sunday which is the Sunday closest to founding date of the Air Training Core, the predecessor to the RAFAC.

Air Cadets from Wellingborough and Rushden joined together in order to mark this special occasion with a parade through the streets of Rushden, joint activities between squadrons were a special way to celebrate this anniversary for other Air Cadets too.  

Cadets gave readings to the Church

Cadets gave readings to the Church

2195 (Long Eaton) Squadron also joined with their neighbours 1360 (Stapleford and Sandiacre) Squadron to attend a service in their local church where members of both squadrons gave readings.

Members of Central and Eastern Wing RAFAC went on a band camp where both the marching band and concert band practiced. They are a still recruiting musicians of Grade 3 and above to join the group and perform at variety of events.

Email them at band.cr@aircadets.org in order to find out more about the band and when they meet.

Northamptonshire District Sea Cadets held a county wide piping competition on Sunday, the most successful unit was Northampton Sea Cadets who won the Junior Team Piping , District Team Piping and one of their Petty Officer Cadets won the Individual Piping prize.

Northampton Sea Cadets were the winners of the District Team Piping

Northampton Sea Cadets were the winners of the District Team Piping

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