Crosby cadets on Autumn Camp with 4 PARA


40 cadets from St Mary’s College CCF in Crosby volunteered to spend their half term at Autumn Camp, held at Altcar Training Camp on Merseyside.

The CCF is affiliated to the Parachute Regiment, and receives great support from Army Reserve unit 4 PARA based in Ste Helens. During the Autumn Camp, six Reservists from 4 PARA assisted the cadets with training including map and compass, shooting, First Aid and a night exercise. Cadets from the CCF’s RAF section were also treated to an afternoon’s flying in Grob Tutor aircraft.St M Autumn Camp 022

On the final afternoon, the cadets’ parents attended the Final parade, with presentations made by Contingent Command Col Niall Rothnie. During the parade, Claudia Davies was promoted Contingent RSM in recognition of her outstanding commitment to the CCF.

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