Remembrance Parades Sunday 10 November 2019

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Nov 042019
 

Sunday the 11th November will be Remembrance Sunday and we are honoured to be in 2 parades on this day, both in West Moors (am) and Ferndown (pm).

Uniform for BOTH Parades is: No. 2 – Lightblue shirt with tie & Jumpers (Bring Issued Blue Waterproof), except for those who are currently doing first class training, these are cadets are to were smart school uniform.

 

 

 

 

 

 

West Moors Parade
Location: Riverside Road, West Moors
Time: 10:00

Ferndown Parade
Location: Peter Grant Way, Ferndown
Time: 14:00

Poppies will need to be worn by all personnel and should be placed on the right. All uniform worn must be to a high standard as we are representing the RAF, the ATC and yourselves in front of a large public presence.

Cadets are to make sure their uniform fits perfectly before Friday 08 Nov 19 and can speak to FS Shefford if any replacements are needed.

C Roberton

WO(RAFAC)
Sqn WO

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Drill and Leadership Weekend 12/13 May 2018

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Apr 242018
 
The Squadron will be running a Drill/Leadership weekend on the 12/13 May 18. The aim of the weekend is to improve the standard of drill and to get all cadets through their Blue Badge Leadership Training and Assessment. Drill will include static, marching, banner and rifle drill. Leadership training will be delivered and you will [...]
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Remembrance Sunday Parades 11 November 2018

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Nov 072016
 
Sunday the 11th November will be Remembrance Sunday and we are honoured to be in 2 parades on this day, both in West Moors (am) and Ferndown (pm).             Uniform for BOTH Parades is: No. 2 – Lightblue shirt with tie & Jumpers (Bring Issued Blue Waterproof) West Moors Parade [...]

Guard of Honour – 03 September

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Aug 312016
 
Cadets who have volunteered for Guard of Honour Duty at Wing Commander (Retired) Phil Cubitt’s Wedding on 03 September, should meet at Canford School, Wimborne, BH21 3AD, at the Entrance by the River for 09:50am on Saturday 03 September. A TG21/23 is required along with your 3822. Dress is No 2A..Light Blue Shirt/Black Tie Please [...]

75th Anniversary Parade – 04 September 2016

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Aug 312016
 
Those who are attending the 75th Anniversary Parade on 04 September, should arrive at the Squadron for collection by coach at 10:15am. Cadets will be returned for approximately 5:00pm Dress for Cadets is No 2 (Full): Jumper/light Blue Shirt/Black Tie. (No Stable Belts/Watches/unauthorised jewellery) ****Cadets & Staff must bring their issue Blue Jeltex waterproof Jacket as [...]

Corps Drill and Ceremonial Camp Saturday 25th July to Saturday 1st August 2015

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Apr 112015
 
There will be an ACO Drill and Ceremonial Camp for 350 cadets held at Bodney Camp, Thetford Training area, Norfolk, from Saturday 25th July to Saturday 1st August.  The ACO Drill and Ceremonial Camp is open to all Cadets from the ATC and CCF aged between 14 – 20 who already possess a good level [...]

Boot Camp 28-29th March 2015

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Mar 132015
 

Weekend of the 28th and 29th March we will be running a Boot Camp Weekend.

We are looking for as many Junior Cadets to attend as this is a great opportunity to learn a lot of the basics!

We will also need more senior cadets to assist the staff in the successful running of this course.

FS(ATC) C Symonds

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Remembrance Parades Sunday 09 Nov 14

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Nov 082014
 

The Squadron will be taking part in Remembrance Day Parades at West Moors and Ferndown on Sunday 09 Nov 14.

Dress

Uniform for Staff is No 1 Service Dress with medals and poppy.

Uniform for Cadets is :

  • No 2 (Full) Service Working Dress (Long sleeved light blue shirt and black tie and jumpers – formerly known as No1)
  • Ensure that you bring Jeltex Jackets if you are in Uniform
  • Smart CS95/MTP with (polished) boots and beret
  • For those without uniform, smart school uniform can be worn and you will accompany CI Lowe during the parade.

Cadets are to ensure that they have a poppy and change for the collection.  Phones are to be put on silent before the services.

Banner Bearer to ensure that Banner is present with appropriate equipment for both parades

FS Symonds to ensure that wreaths are available for both parades and that the personnel laying the wreath have been correctly briefed

West Moors Parade

Arrive at  Riverside Road, West Moors at 1000 hrs to form up for a 1030 march off.  Parade will conclude by about 1230 hrs.

Ferndown Parade

Arrive at  Peter Grant Way, Ferndown at 1410 hrs to form up for a 1430 march off.  Parade will conclude by about 1700 hrs.

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Oct 072014
 

Boot Camp on the weekend of 25th-26th October.

This will primarily be aimed at the younger cadets to learn a lot of the basic skills and gain a good insight into life in the ACO. It will also be an opportunity for the more senior cadets to gain valuable skills in leadership and training, as well as helping the staff in the running of the event.

This will be held at the Squadron HQ and should cover the following subject areas (subject to change and staff availability):

 Fieldcraft Training
 Drill
 Command Tasks
 Physical Training
 Sports
 Flight Sim Training
 Fieldcraft Exercise
 First Aid Training
 Blues Lessons
 Uniform Upkeep
 Sqn Discipline/Structure

FS(ATC) C Symonds
SQN WO

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