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cadets day 9

Today we did team games again and I stood at the gate for the second time I just love it its so cool, the team games we played where dodge ball, man hunt 3 times, a miming game, trying to swap people on the bench with that one I was aloud to tell them what […]

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cadets day 8

Today I stood at the gate for the first time it was cool I felt very powerful but I’m not as I’m not even first rank cadet yet. We did sporting activities one of the corporals (which are the older cadets) got me out first when we were playing dodge ball (he hit me in […]

Cadets Day 7
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Cadets Day 7

Woohoo, today I became an official air cadet. At the end of the day during last drill the padre said “Hereby solemnly promise on my honour, to serve my unit loyally and to be faithful to my obligations as a member of the air training corps. I further promise to be a good citizen and […]

Cadets Day 6
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Cadets Day 6

Today the continuity team practised the drill, I learnt the moves pretty quickly but it was quit difficult. Thankfully I wasn’t late today, as I didn’t feel like going up to one of the cadets, and saying “permission to fall in”. Unfortunately the Padre wasn’t in, so I couldn’t officially become an actual sworn in cadet […]

Cadets Day 5
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Cadets Day 5

Today we wore our greens and hiked to the woods. At the woods we played two games of hide and seek, where we had 2 minutes to hide, then a troop of people would try and find us. We played that and man hunt until it got dark. The aim of man hunt was one […]

Cadets Day 4
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Cadets Day 4

Today was all about getting better at ironing your uniform, moulding hats, tying ties, sewing on badges and polishing shoes. I learnt a lot and it was really handy as I’ve had limited experience of these things. On the topic of uniform, I got my greens today (Yeahhhh), the uniform consists of camouflage trousers, camo […]

Cadets Day 3
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Cadets Day 3

Today I was very scared that I was late, luckily I wasn’t, but everyone had already lined up, so I just walked into my area and carried on the drill. We were separated into small groups, so we could specifically work on things we needed to get better at. It was very helpful, we did […]

Cadets Day 2
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Cadets Day 2

Day 2 was a week later on Monday, so no one wore their uniforms. We did our start of the session drill and then headed up onto the fields to play games. We played cricket and murder ball, for once in these games I didn’t feel left out or isolated, I had great fun. We […]

Cadets Day 1
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Cadets Day 1

For my first day at cadets I went to squadron 730 at 7pm to meet pilot officer Nick Pidwell. We spoke to him about why I wanted to join cadets and what I thought about my future. I then went outside and started to learn drill and the different manoeuvres you have to make. Later […]

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