Air Cadets Commemorate Anniversary Of Their Corps Formation

110 Air Training Corps cadets and staff paraded through on Sunday 2nd February to celebrate ATC Sunday.

The cadets from local Squadrons in , , and marched from to St Mary’s Church for a service. ATC Sunday is an annual parade within the Air Cadet Organisation which commemorates the birth of the Air Training Corps formed in February 1941.

Headed by a cadet band and standard bearers led by Cadet Warrant Officer Cooper, bearing the prestigious Lord Lieutenant’s Cadet Award for services to the Corps; the two flights of cadets that took part in this year’s parade are a small sector of the Central & East Yorkshire wing of the Air Training Corps.

The Air Training Corps exists to promote and encourage among young a practical interest in and the , provide training which will be useful in the Services and Civilian Life and to foster the spirit of adventure and develop qualities of leadership and good citizenship.

When not flying or consumed with other activities, cadets regularly perform public duties and Sunday was no exception. Squadron Leader Patrick Curtiss (Sector Commander) said “We are proud of our organisation and the opportunities it creates for young , all of whom do well in all walks of life. Every cadet who turned out today can be very proud.”

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Potential new cadets and staff are always welcome at local ATC Squadrons within the wing. Anyone interested can find out more by visiting www.aircadets.org to find their local Squadron.

The ATC would like to thank and St. Mary’s church for their support.

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  1. It’s always a great pleasure to parade through Beverley as the local people and shoppers alike always give us a great reception and this year having the added bonus of good weather.

    F/Sgt. S.Dyer. Sector 3 SNCO.

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