Hinckley Joint Cadet Centre Official Opening

Deputy Chief Exectuive of East Midlands RFCA Simon Worsley welcomed the guests.
The Mayor talked about Hinckley's connection to the cadets
Air Commodore Dawn McCafferty used her speech to comment on the quality of the new centre
Brigadier Matthew Lowe thanked volunteers for the work they do
The VIPs and Detachment Commander discussed the types of training that can be done in the new centre
Guests were given a tour of the new centre
The guests had a chance to meet cadets and find out about thier experiences
The event was a great opportunity for the Air Cadets and Army Cadets to exchange ideas
CI Ray Cowlam was presented with a token of appreciation for his many years of volunteering
Flight Lieutenant David Berry was presented with a copy of the Air Cadets history to commemorate the occasion
Roy Bonser was presented with a special commendation for the work he has done documenting the history of the Air Cadets
The Air Commodore met supporters of 198 Squadron
The Brigadier and the Air Commodore being given a talk on the Duke of Edinburgh's Award
Cadets showed the kind of equipment they would take on an expedition
Air Commodore Dawn McCafferty and Cllr Ozzy O'Shea meeting local cadets
Cadets demonstrated how to perform CPR
VIPs with detachment commanders (1)
Air Commodore Dawn McCafferty and Cllr Ozzy O'Shea meeting local cadets
Brigadier Matthew Lowe trying the flight simulator
Cadet Tom Elkington showing how to use the flight simulator
Army Cadets demonstrated proper weapons handling technique