Local Cadets Impress at Altcar April 21st, 2016 jmr jmr Latest News Shares Comments In glorious April sunshine, around 60 cadets, staff and VIP guests recently took part in the St. Mary’s College Combined Cadet Force Biennial Inspection at Altcar Training Camp. The inspection was carried out by Colonel Joe Harkon, whose role was to assess the levels of training, efficiency and enthusiasm displayed by the cadets. It is his responsibility to approve the continuing support, financial and otherwise, of the Armed Forces for the contingent. Colonel Harkon was joined by other guests, including Colonel Hilary Williams (Colonel Cadets, 42 Infantry Brigade), Michael Kennedy (St. Mary’s College Principal) and Colour Sergeant Steve Doran (4th Battalion Parachute Regiment). During the course of the day they visited a number of lessons and stands presented by senior cadets from both the Army and RAF sections. During these lessons cadets were taught various skills such as Skill at Arms, Fieldcraft and Section Battle Attacks. To round off proceedings, the senior cadets, supported by members of 4th Battalion Parachute Regiment, took part in an impressive TIBUA (Tactics in Built Up Areas) exercise. The St. Mary’s College cadets gave an excellent account of themselves and everyone involved in the inspection thoroughly enjoyed the day. Submit News Contact us with your community, business or sport news. Phone 07581350321 Email [email protected] Facebook www.facebook.com/otsnews.co.uk Twitter www.twitter.com/onthespot_news Breaking local news as it happens, searchable archives with photographs, the ability to instantly comment on news articles – there are so many advantages to OTS (Onthespot) News. If you want your news read locally online then send it to [email protected]– relying only on the newspaper is to restrict yourself to an ever reducing audience. Related Comments comments!