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Warwickshire & Birmingham Wing on Parade

Royal Air Force Air Cadets from 121 (Nuneaton) Squadron joined other units from the Warwickshire & Birmingham Wing in a parade through Daventry to mark the 74th  Anniversary of the formation of the Air Training Corps.

Squadron standards on parade at the Holy Cross Church, Daventry

The parade on Sunday 01st February, was led by the Joint band of 497 (Daventry) & 1289 (Stratford-Upon-Avon) Squadrons as cadets from  the Squadrons which form the Warwickshire & Birmingham Wing marched through the town to the Holy Cross Church where a service was conducted by their Deputy Wing Chaplain.

Air Cadet Sunday Parade led by the Joint band of 497 (Daventry) & 1289 (Stratford-Upon-Avon) Squadrons

During the service the Air Cadets all reaffirmed their promise and the Padre reflected on the comradeship and family spirit fostered within individual Squadrons and throughout the Corps during the last 74 years.

The Warwickshire & Birmingham Wing Standard on parade in front of the Air Cadet congregation within the Holy Cross Church

The parade then reformed for the march past, with the salute being taken by Wing Commander Stuart Iles, Officer Commanding Warwickshire & Birmingham Wing.

The Warwickshire & Birmingham Wing on parade

Air Cadet standards on parade

At the reception held after the parade, Wing Commander, Stuart Iles said, "The parade was a huge success. It was good to see so many cadets and staff from all over the wing on parade to support what is undoubtedly one of the most important occasions in our calendar”.


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