On Sunday the 28th of September Cpl's Journeaux and Allan and Cdt Talbot travelled to Deans High School in Livingston to compete in the Inter-Wing swimming competition Cdt Talbot came 1st along with three others in the medley relay as the freestyle leg and 1st as the last leg in the freestyle medley and cpl journeaux 1st in the freestyle relay as the last leg and 2nd in the medley relay as the last leg. Unfortunately neither of three were put forward to compete as part of the regional team down at RAF Cranwell. Maybe next time! but at least they received their wing swimming blues!
Tonight FS Chad Kenney was presented with the prestigious award of Lord Lieutenant's Cadet for Fife. 1145 (Dunfermline) Squadron has a fantastic relationship with the Lord Lieutenant and has had a great history achieving the appointment. FS Kenney will be the eighth Lord Lieutenant's Cadet since 2002 the first in this category being the Squadron's current OC, Flight Lieutenant Moray Kyle:
2014 FS C Kenney 2007 Sgt D Bernard
2013 CWO L Comrie 2006 Sgt C McBrierty
2009 Sgt J Stewart 2004 FS Z Manekshaw
2008 FS B Nicol 2002 CWO M Kyle
The squadron guests included Mrs C Margaret Dean, Lord Lieutenant of Fife, Regional Staff , Wing Staff, Family and Friends. The evening began with a tour of the squadron, showcasing all the activities on offer followed by refreshments. This was then followed by a number of presentations, including Master Aid Cadet Classification Certificates, NICAS (Indoor Climbing) Certificates, Heartstart certificates and BTEC Qualifications in Teamwork. This culminated with the awarding of the Lord Lieutenant's Cadet Certificate (above right). The night was topped off by a few words from the Lord Lieutenant expressing her friendship with the Sqn and how she will miss it when she retires from her position in November.