An evening of awards for Hampshire ‘High Flyers’

Air Cadets and Adult instructors from Headquarters Hampshire and Isle of Wight Wing Air training Corps celebrated their annual evening of awards last week.  The event was held at their Winchester Headquarters at Newburgh House, Newburgh Street on Friday evening (18 March 2016).

In the presence of the Lord- Lieutenant of Hampshire HM Mr Nigel Atkinson, awards were present to Air Cadets and Adult Instructors from the Wing in recognition of long and dedicated service and individual achievements in sports, education and first aid.


The event was also attended by Air Vice Marshal Paul Luker Honorary President of the Hants and Isle of Wight Wing Air Training Corps, and Group Captain Philip Robinson, Station Commander RAF Odiham,  proud parents, friends and family.

Awards  presented on the evening by both the Lord-Lieutenant and the Air Vice Marshall were presentations of Commendations, Corps sporting awards and presentations of Institute of Leadership and Management certificates.

Addressing the guests at the end of the evening the Lord-Lieutenant said, “It has been an absolute delight to present the awards this evening, the citations were remarkable, many congratulations.”  He added, “The skills that you all learn from being in the Air Cadets are life-long and will benefit all of you in any of the careers you choose.”


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