209 at the First Nottingham Youth Event

#LookingFine209 #WhatWeDo   Nottingham held its first ever St George’s Day – Celebrating Youth Parade on Sunday 19th April and 1 member of Staff and 9 Cadets from 209 (West Bridgford) Squadron, Royal Air Force Air Cadets joined other Nottingham units to parade through Nottingham with 10 other Youth and Uniformed Organisations.   The parade Read more about 209 at the First Nottingham Youth Event[…]

209 selected for Rugby Championships

#LookingFine209 #WhatWeDo Sunday 12th April saw two Cadet Corporals from 209 (West Bridgford) Squadron, Royal Air Force Air Cadets attend the Central and East Region Junior Rugby trials at RAF Cranwell. Both James and Will had to compete against selected Cadets from other Wings within the Region for a place on the Central and East Read more about 209 selected for Rugby Championships[…]

More Staff Training at 209

#LookingFine209 #WhatWeDo    Last weekend saw a busy one for some Staff at 209 (West Bridgford) Royal Air Force Air Cadets. Another chance to further develop themselves which will in turn increase the opportunities offered to 209 Cadets.   Saturday saw Sergeant Jade Brock attend the Wing run Training Officers conference at RAF Wittering. An opportunity Read more about More Staff Training at 209[…]

Squadron Commander’s Update 2015 April

Exciting times at 209! The past month we have got geeky on IT!    But first, let’s put a big hand together for the tremendous success of the VIP Opening last month.  At the beginning there were sceptics of the “joint forces” approach but by the end everyone was convinced.  Working with Second Lieutenant Etherington Read more about Squadron Commander’s Update 2015 April[…]

Promotion for 209 Cadet’s

 #Lookingfine209 #WhatWeDo Congratulations to four Cadets from 209 (West Bridgford) Squadron on their new promotions from Cadet to Corporal. Cadet Josh Brooksby, Cameron Butcher, Beth Dodd and James Young have all taken their first step up the Cadet career ladder and after each passing their NCO boards, were promoted to Cadet Corporals.  The NCO boards Read more about Promotion for 209 Cadet’s[…]

209 on Camp with 1936

   Bank holiday weekend saw two Cadet’s from 09 (West Bridgford) Squadron, Royal Air Force Air Cadets travel to Walesby Forest Campsite in Newark, joining 1936 Newton Squadron for their annual spring camp. Cadet Katie Rogers and Cadet Alys Young spent the weekend taking part in activities such as rafting, caving, sports and also a Read more about 209 on Camp with 1936[…]

Duke of Westminster Selection

Take a minute to listen to CVQO podcasts from this years DoW’s Regional Finalists! Our very own Flight Sergeant, Grace McDonald’s interview is on there! http://www.cvqo.org/news/podcasts To keep up with the latest events and how Grace is doing you can like CVQO on Facebook or follow them on twitter! #Lookingfine209 #WhatWeDo #DoW15

209 travelling to Quantock Hills

Good luck to Cadet Flight Sergeant Grace McDonald who is today travelling to Quantock Hills, Somerset to partake in this years Duke of Westminster selection. The four day selection process will test communication, teamwork and leadership skills and interview through a variety of demanding physical and mental tasks. Part of the assessment will include completing Read more about 209 travelling to Quantock Hills[…]

West Bridgford Cadets Join Forces

Cadets and Staff from West Bridgford Detachment of Nottinghamshire Army Cadet Force and 209 (West Bridgford) Squadron, Royal Air Force Air Cadets have joined forces to raise much needed funds. The weekend saw the two organisations put their competitiveness aside to pack bags at Morrisons in Gamston. In total the cadets raised just over £2,000 Read more about West Bridgford Cadets Join Forces[…]