March air cadets go on Norfolk expedition for Duke of Edinburgh’s award

09:17 08 April 2014

1220 Northern sector joins forces for Duke of Edinburgh

1220 Northern sector joins forces for Duke of Edinburgh's award.

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Nine air cadets took part in a Norfolk expedition as they work towards their Bronze Duke of Edinburgh’s award.

1220 Northern sector joins forces for Duke of Edinburgh's award.1220 Northern sector joins forces for Duke of Edinburgh's award.

The cadets, of the 1220 (March) Squadron, planned their route then walked for two days, during which they were self-sufficient.

They were split in to two teams - one group of four completed their final expedition for the award while the second group of five, accompanied by an experienced cadet, used the weekend as practice for an expedition later in the year.

Cadet Alan Jackson, 14, of March, said: “It was great to be outside and away from technology for a couple of days. The good weather and team members helped me enjoy the experience. It was a lot of fun.”

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