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Wing Band Competition held at Wittering

Article posted: Apr 27, 2009 by sl6

South & East Midlands Wing held it’s annual Wing Band Competition at RAF Wittering on Sunday 26th April 2009.

On the day, eight Squadrons competed in a variety of competitions with the standard being particularly high in all events. The Wing was fortunate enough to secure the services of Sqn Ldr Gil Singleton RAFVR (T) and Fg Off Liz Crawford RAFVR (T) as judges for the competitions.

1084 (Market Harborough) won the Full Band Competition with 5F (Northampton) Sqn coming second place.

Sqn Ldr Mark Richards, Wing Training Officer (Cadet Development) thanked all the Squadrons for their participation and commended the high standard of performances as well as thanking the judges, Sqn Ldr Gil Singleton and Fg Off Liz Crawford for judging the competitions and also Fg Off Emelye Towell (Wing Band Coordinator) and WO Mark Butler (Wing Warrant Officer) for their support in planning the event and their assistance on the day.

Wing Commander Nigel Dickinson, OC South & East Midlands Wing, who presented the trophies and certificates on the day to the winning Squadrons and individuals commented “again this years’ competition standard was very high and congratulations go to those winning Squadrons and individuals. I’d like to thank all the Squadrons and cadets who participated in today’s competitions and I also echo the thanks to all those involved for making the day a success”.

The winning Squadrons and individuals will now represent the Wing at the Regional Field Day in September 2009.

For a full list of the winning Squadrons for the competitions, please click here
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