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Bronze finals for Wigston cadets

Article posted: Jun 14, 2010 by Flt Lt Rayson-Flynn

Cadets from 1461 Wigston Sqn have been hard at work exploring the Charnwood area of Leicestershire during their final bronze Duke of Edinburgh expedition. The cadets, split into three teams set off and used their navigation training to guide their way through checkpoints to find their campsite at Johns Lee Wood. The cadets had put a lot of hard work into planning the expedition from what kit to take with them and what route to take.

Fg Off Mann, Sqn DofE Officer said “I am very proud of all cadets and very pleased with the amount of work that they have put into planning their expedition. They have all enjoyed the experience and have worked so well together as a team”.

With this expedition completed, a number of the cadets should soon be able to complete their award.

Picture: Cadets relaxing at Johns Lee Wood

Fg Off Tim Hargaves