372 Squadron Royal Air Force Cadets – Barry
372 Squadron is Barry`s Air Training Corps squadron. We meet twice a week, and provide a range of activities & opportunities for young people in Barry.
Just a small example of what we do Is the annual camp held at, The Royal International Air Tattoo at RAF Fairford which is one of the best activities on the cadet calendar but don’t take my word for it let the cadets themselves tell you, below is a video of last years camp.
This years camp will be home to over 1000 cadets and staff of the Air cadet organisation celebrating 75 years of the Air Training Corps.
- Visit to battlefields & memorials of the Great War - Eleven Air Cadets from 372 (Barry) Squadron recently travelled to Europe to pay homage to those soldiers who lost their lives fighting for their countries in the great wars along with Air Cadets from Squadrons from No.1 Welsh Wing. The visit took place over a long weekend and encompassed the war memorials and battlefields of […]
- Air Cadets Act of Remembrance - Recently, Air Cadets from 372 (Barry) Squadron, remembered the 110 fallen Barry soldiers from the great wars; by laying a cross of remembrance on each of their graves at Barry cemetery, prior to Remembrance Sunday. The Air Cadets have again continued the work of Phyllis Wells; who had been tending to the war graves for […]
- Flanders Remembered - In September 2014, the annual ‘Wing’ visit to the Great War battlefields in France and Belgium took place. Over 80 Cadets and Staff from many of the Squadrons in No1 Wing ( S.Wales) visited the battlefields and Cemetaries, to discover for themselves the horror and waste of the Western Front. The tour included visits to: Lochmagor Cratter (Somme) […]