Recent Awards and Promotions

DSC_0436bOver the last few months a significant number of Wallingford Air Cadets have reached new levels of personal achievement in both exam successes and proficiency awards.

On 12 March WO Barker, who had recently taken over as Officer in Charge, enrolled the latest intake of cadets and at the same time promoted cadets Farrand and Sporle to the rank of Corporal after both had successfully attended a Junior Development and Leadership Course. 

DSC_0485b1On Thurs 4 April, Sqn Ldr Breward presented badges to a number of cadets who, since their enrolment, have passed assessments in a variety of subjects to become First Class cadets. Recipients of these badges were cadets Akers, Blackmore, Boyd, Calver, Lennartsson, Morrison, T, Osborne, Wales, Warren and Zaczek

For success in their Leading exams, badges were also presented to cadets Blake, Cook, Gardner, Hupe, Major, Morrison, J, Steptoe and Ward. 

DSC_0487a1Sqn Ldr Breward then presented Senior classification badges to Cpls Farrand and Sporle and Cdt Hewlett. 

Finally for exam success at the highest classification level, Cpls Woollard and West were presented with their Master Air Cadet badges.

Having reached the necessary qualifying standard, Cpl Woolard and Cdt Gardner were then awarded their Wing Marksman badges.

DSC_0491bCadets have also achieved personal success in the Duke of Edinburgh award scheme with Cpl Farrand and Cdt Hewlett earning their Bronze level badges and FS Evans gaining a Silver level badge.  

All these cadets should be congratulated whatever their level of achievement and it is hoped that with a squadron of now nearly 50 cadets further successes should be on the horizon.    

FS Evans