450 SQN Crest

450 (KENLEY) SQUADRON

royal air force air cadets

ATC

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Annual Formal Inspection, 24 June 2011

A rainswept 450 (Kenley) Sqn ATC Headquarters was the venue for the 2011 Annual Formal Inspection. An AFI is mandatory in the Squadron calendar and is a time when the Squadron is formally reviewed and inspected by a senior officer or local dignitory.

 

It is also a chance for the Squadron's members to show their families and friends what they do within the ATC.

 

The reviewing officer this year was Squadron Leader David Ratcliffe RAFVR(T), who is Deputy Wing Staff Officer for East Area of Surrey Wing.

 

After an inspection, Sqn Ldr Ratcliffe was asked to present the following awards / prizes:

 

CLASSIFICATION AWARDS

LEADING CADET BADGE: Cdt McGuirk and Cdt Cook

 

SENIOR CADET BADGE: Cpl Moffar, Cdt Lucas, Sgt Caplin

 

MASTER CADET BADGE: Cpl Sheeran, Cpl Black, Cpl Hall

 

 

GENERAL AWARDS

BEST NEWCOMER 2010 / 2011: Cdt Aylen

 

MOST IMPROVED 2010 / 2011: Cdt Lucas

 

BEST CADET: Cdt Simpson

 

BEST NCO: CWO Stride

 

BEST ATTENDANCE: Cpl Hall & Cdt Kimber

 

BEST SPORTSPERSON: Cdt Simpson

 

 

PROMOTIONS

Cdt - Cpl: Cpl Lucas

 

Cpl - Sgt: Sgt Wand, Sgt Hall, Sgt Moffat

 

Sgt - FS: FS Caplin, FS Cogswell

 

A very big well done to every cadet who attended the AFI, but particular congratulations to those who were recognised for their efforts.

 

Photographs of the event are now available through the GALLERY page of the website.