A group of 12 Air Cadets from 2496 Cumbernauld Sqn were requested to attend the Royal International Air Tattoo at Royal Air Force Fairford, Gloucestershire on Saturday and Sunday the 18th and 19th July 2015 to assist the charity organisation “Flying Scholarships for Disabled People”.
Cadet Sergeant Kieran Williams (17) has been awarded the top award a cadet can gain in their Air Cadet Career, by being nominated and awarded the Lord Lieutenant of Dumbartonshire’s Lord Lieutenants Cadet Award for 2015 -2016.
100 Miles, 4 Days! Each year in Nijmegen, the Netherlands, 46,000 people descend on the town to complete the ’Vierdaagse International 4 day March’. This year, it was held from 22nd July through to the 25th July for the 99th time. Air Cadets from across the West Scotland Wing travelled across to Nijmegen in a bid to complete the gruelling 100 mile challenge and come home with the official Nijmegen completion medal.
Last week 12 cadets and 4 staff from West Scotland Wing Air Cadets along with 3 cadets and 2 Staff from North East Scotland Wing Air Cadets took part in the Nijmegen international 4 Day Marches. "Marching " 100+ miles in 4 Days.