We are pleased to announce that Flying Officer Jake Foster has, this month, been appointed as Officer Commanding 504 (West Nottingham) Squadron. We would like to take this opportunity to congratulate him on his new position and wish him the best of luck. Jake has been an adult volunteer for 6 years, having previously reaching the rank of Cadet Warrant Officer during his Air Cadet career. During his time as an adult volunteer, he has supported both 2418 (Sherwood) and 138 (1st Nottingham) Squadrons, where he has taken up a range of roles including Training Officer and Adjutant. These will put him in a good position for taking command of his new Squadron. Beyond the Squadron, Jake is a regular at Wing activities such as Swynnerton Camp where he leads the Gun Run activity. He is also the Course Director of the Wing Initial NCO Course, which will be incredibly… Read More »
His Majesty’s Lord-Lieutenant for Northamptonshire, James Saunders Watson, has recently appointed his new Cadets to take on the role of ‘Lord-Lieutenant’s Cadet (LLC)’ at an investiture ceremony at Northampton County Hall. Representing the RAF Air Cadets for this coming year is Cadet Flight Sergeant (FS) Webb from 1101 (Kettering and District) Squadron. Taking over the role from the outgoing LLC, Cadet Warrant Officer (CWO) Thomas from 858 (Rushden) Squadron, FS Webb said “This is an amazing opportunity for me to represent not only 1101 Squadron, but the RAF Air Cadets in Northamptonshire, and I feel immensely proud to be offered this role for the next twelve months. I look forward to supporting the Lord Lieutenant alongside my fellow cadets from the other services, and I hope to serve to the best of my ability and be able to fill the shoes of the outgoing RAFAC LLC, CWO Thomas”.