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CDT Staff Receive Regional Recognition

Article posted: Jan 02, 2010 by sl6

Sergeants Dan Haywood and Sarah Middleton were recently presented with Regional Commandant’s Certificates of Meritorious Service.

The recipients were recommended for the award by Sqn Ldr Mark Richards, Wing Training Officer (Cadet Development) in recognition of their contribution towards Cadet training within South & East Midlands Wing. They are both members of the Wing’s Cadet Development Team (CDT) with Sgt Haywood being a member of the Directing Staff for the Initial NCO course and the Cadet NCO Drill Instruction Course, Sgt Middleton is a member of the Directing Staff for both Wing-run BASIC Training Course and the Initial NCO Course too.

The award of the Regional Commandant’s Certificates of Meritorious Service is also in recognition of their continued contribution to 209 (West Bridgford) Squadron. Both are members of Squadron staff at 209.


Sgt Sarah Middleton and Sgt Dan Haywood with their Regional Commandant’s Certificates of Meritorious Service.

The certificates were presented during the recent Cadet NCO training courses held at RAF Cottesmore by Wing Commander Nigel Dickinson, OC South & East Midlands Wing.

Wg Cdr Dickinson thanked the staff for their contribution towards cadet training within South & East Midlands Wing and also praised their continued efforts at 209 (West Bridgford) Squadron.

In addition, Wg Cdr Dickinson also presented members of the Cadet Development Team with their own personal copy of the Air Officer Commanding 22 (Training) Group Team Commendation that was awarded to the Cadet Development Team in conjunction with the 2009 Queen’s Birthday Honours List.