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Wing Team Ready For Nijmegen

Article posted: May 13, 2010 by Sqn Ldr Mayoh-Smith

Cadets and Staff from across South & East Midlands Wing have been busy training in preparation for the Nijmegen 4 Day Marches. Over 40 cadets and Staff from Squadrons across the Wing have completed several marches at various locations around the East Midlands.

The team has completed over 200 miles of hard road marching including a weekend camp at 126 Derby Sqd, the tough 50 mile RAFWARMA 2 Day March at RAF Cosford and the 42km Road March at the Waendle Walk in Wellingborough.

The Team has 34 members qualified for Nijmegen which is the Wings best achievement in recent years. With Nijmegen places highly sort after across the Corps the team is hoping to take all 34 members to the 4 day Marches in July, currently the Wing has been allocated 18 confirmed places.

Sqd Ldr Mayoh-Smith
Wing Staff Officer
Nijmegen Training Team