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Nine 2524 (Oakington) Squadron cadets have successfully completed their Leadership Blue Badges. Under the tuition of Flight Sergeant Margetts, the cadets learnt about the essential skills needed to be a good leader and how to deliver a good exercise brief using a clear, concise and precise methodology – SMEAC. SMEAC provides the framework for explaining the task in hand to a team, involving the entire team in establishing a plan for the successful execution of the task and im
On Saturday, May 5th, Flight Sergeant Margetts and Corporal de Soissons from 2524 (Oakington) Squadron ATC ran one of the exercises for Sector Field Day. The task involved setting up, briefing cadets on the exercise, and marking each squadron's team. The exercise was designed to test the teams' leadership skills, team working and problem solving skills. The exercise was designed and planned by Flight Sergeant Margetts Exercises like these are a common occurrence for the Air
On Saturday the 5th of May, 2524 (Oakington) cadets attended the Beds and Cambs Wing’s Eastern Sector Field Day. During the day we completed in a variety of exercises ranging from Drill to First Aid. First on our timetable was the drill competition. Corporal Baxter marched us over to the drill square where we then completed a sequence. This was the first time many of us had attended a competition like this one but our team did incredibly well, we stayed in time with one anot