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Hamilton and Leicestershire Air Cadets Commemorate Armed Forces Day

Article posted: Jul 06, 2015 by Sqn Ldr Utting

Cadets and staff from 2502 (Hamilton) Squadron Air Training Corps joined more than 60 other Leicestershire and Rutland Air Cadets to Commemorate Armed Forces Day in Leicester.

The Air Cadets joined veterans, regulars, reservist and other cadet forces to parade alongside the Seaforth Highlanders Pipes and Drums. Following on from a service of commemoration and thanksgiving of which The Lord-Lieutenant of Leicestershire Jennifer, Lady Gretton attended. The Salute was taken by The Lord-Lieutenant, Colonel Williams and The Lord Mayor of Leicester.

The cadets paraded through the main shopping area of Leicester with people stopping to clapping with appreciate for the forces that were marching past. As the air cadets fell out the vast crowd around irrupted with instant clapping for support for the cadets