High praise for air cadets

Air cadets in Alnwick have received the High Sheriff of Northumberland’s Award for outstanding services to the community.

By Janet Hall
Friday, 05 April, 2019, 14:00
1801 Squadron, Alnwick Air Cadets receive the High Sheriff of Northumberland's Award. Pictured Sergeant Tom Cheesmer and on the right is Flight Sergeant Callum Wallace

1801 Squadron was recognised for its commitment to bringing useful and beneficial pursuits to young people and supporting them to be upstanding citizens.

Commanding Officer Flight Sergeant Rhiannon McGrail said “In 2018 we were awarded the Mayor of Alnwick Award for our services to the young people of Alnwick. We are incredibly proud to now be awarded the High Sheriff’s Award and will continue to work hard on creating a fun, positive environment for our cadet force to thrive.”

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1801 Squadron, Alnwick Air Cadets with the High Sheriff of Northumberland's Award.

Alnwick Air Cadets is a uniformed voluntary youth organisation based on and supported by the Royal Air Force offering a wide range of challenging activities for young people ranging from flying and gliding to adventure training to the Duke of Edinburgh’s Award Scheme.