First Class Cadets

Cadets from 1239 (Broxbourne & Hoddesdon) were recently presented with their First Class certificates by Squadron Leader Andy Baker, the Squadron's Wing Staff Officer.

The certificates were presented in recognition of the cadets having completed their recruit training which covered a number of areas, including:

  • The Air Training Corps
  • The Royal Air Force
  • Initial Expedition Training
  • Fieldcraft Training
  • Drill and Dress / Uniform
  • First Aid

Squadron Leader Andy Baker, the Squadron's Wing Staff Officer and Flight Lieutenant Mark Richards, Officer Commanding 1239 (Broxbourne & Hoddesdon) Squadron with Cadets and their First Class Certificates.

After the presentations, Flight Lieutenant Mark Richards, Officer Commanding 1239 Squadron commented "the cadets have done really well during their recruit training and have now successfully completed the necessary training and assessment to have achieved first class cadet status. They will now go on to study more technical aspects of the Corps syllabus and develop their knowledge and understanding of a number of aviation and navigation related subjects. Well done to all recipients".