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Mike gets his crown

Article posted: Jun 08, 2010 by Flt Lt Rayson-Flynn

1461 Wigston Sqn ATC has a new Cadet Warrant Officer.

CWO Mike Tighe successfully passed a late night interview during the Wing Greens Camp at the Swynnerton training area, with the Officer Commanding South and East Midlands Wing, Wing Commander Dickinson. Mike is at the top of his career as a cadet and has a number of achievements under his belt including A corps Marksman, Staff Cadet examination, and sporting and fundraising achievements.
CWO Tighe said “This is a great moment in my cadet career and I hope to be able put a lot back into the Sqn with my new responsibilities.”
Officer in Charge 1461 Sqn, Fg Off Tim Hargraves commented “This is a great day for the Sqn, we have been without a Cadet Warrant for over a year and this is now an opportunity for Mike to increase his leadership skills. Over his time with the Sqn CWO Tighe has developed into a role model for the younger cadets, something he should be proud of, and aim to continue by maintaining consistently high standards”

Picture shows CWO Tighe receiving his new rank tapes from Wg Cdr Dickinson

Fg Off Tim Hargraves OiC 1461 Sqn