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209 Bring Back Memories for the Mayor

Article posted: Mar 12, 2013 by Sqn Ldr Wilson

The guest of Honour at this years Presentation Evening for 209 (West Bridgford) Squadron, the Worshipful Mayor of Rushcliffe, Councillor Irving Korn said that the evening let him look back with fond memories to his time as a National Serviceman in the RAF. The Mayor also added that he had thoroughly enjoyed the evening and the Air Cadets of 209 Sqn should be very proud of what they had achieved.

The Mayor presented the following awards on behalf of the Squadron.

Best Cadet – Cadet Eddie McManus
Best New Cadet – Cadet Ryan Ware
Best NCO Cadet – Corporal Stephanie Willett
Attendance Award – Flight Sergeant Serena Linley
Fieldcraft Award – Sergeant Ryan Young
Drill and Deportment – Cadet Grace McDonald
Shooting Trophy – Cadet Navraj Boughan
Flying and Gliding Award – Cadet Adam Davis
Poppy Award (for collecting £108 during the Poppy Appeal) Cdt Ryan Ware
Community Award – Cadet Zoe Kirk and Corporal Sarah Bramley
Service and Good Conduct Award – Sergeant Ryan Young
Best Male Sports Cadet – Cadet Dominic Kay
Best Female Sports Cadet – Cadet Rosie Wildman

209s ‘B’ Flight won the competition for Best Flight and the trophy was collected by FS Serena Linley, I/C ‘B’ Flight.

Cadet Eddie McManus (15) who attends the West Bridgford School said of receiving the Best Cadet Award, “It is a great pleasure to be recognised in this way and I thank everybody who has helped me achieve this award.” Eddie was also promoted to Corporal.

Attached Pictures – 2398 L-R Flight Sgt Serena Linley, Sgt Ryan Young, Cadet Adam Davis, Cpl Stephanie Willet, Cdt Eddie McManus, Councillor Irving Korn, Cdt Ryan Ware, Cdt Dominic Kay, Cdt Rosie Wildman and Cadet Grace McDonald. 2403, B Flight, winners of the Best Flight Competition