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CWO Lightfoot selected as WCWO24th September 2015

Current WCWO CWO Ed Blacker congratulates the new WCWO CWO Sam Lightfoot

Congratulations Sam on being selected as the next Wing Cadet Warrant Officer! An exceptional cadet he continues to make 230 squadron ATC proud and is a great example to the younger cadets in the sqn and now the Wing!
The WCWO role is a high profile one, effectively the most senior Cadet in the Wing, duties include representing the Wing at military and civilian events, providing leadership and direction to CWO's and much more...
Southport Air Show20th September 2015

Cadets and staff enjoyed a fantastic visit to Southport air show.

Displays by The Red Arrows, SAR helicopter and more made this a great day out!


Wing Swimming Success!12th September 2015

230 Squadron sent a strong team of swimmers to Walsall for the Staffs Wing competition and came back with senior boys and overall boys trophies!

Well done to all who competed and good luck to Cdt Ling, Cdt Mason and FS Spender in the inter-wing event on 11th October!

Happy swimming team after the competition with their trophies.

Junior Leaders Course XVII6th September 2015

Well done to Cpl Wedgewood and FS Spender who have passed the selection weekend at Newark for the Junior Leaders Course, a physically and mentally demanding course based over eight weekends and one test week. 

The selection weekend comprised fitness tests ( timed1.5 mile run, sit-ups, press-ups) a five minute presentation, interview and team exercise.

The cadets were up at 6am for PT, this following a fire drill at 2am!

Described as 'HQ Air cadets course for developing leadership skills of all NCO ranked cadets using military skills as a learning vehicle' some great photos, a video and further details can be found at;  



Visit to the National Arboretum3rd August 2015

"The National Memorial Arboretum is the UK's year-round centre of Remembrance; a spiritually uplifting place which honours the fallen, recognises service and sacrifice, and fosters pride in our country. It is a living and lasting memorial"





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