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215 (City of Swansea) Squadron, Air Training Corps

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'WALES BEAT ENGLAND' (for the 3rd year) & '215 SATT BEAT THE WING' (for the 10th Year)




Sgt Jordan Prosser & Cpl Michael Myatt & Cpl Kim Brannigan (f)

Cadet Daniel Gough & Sgt Sarah Flower (f) & Cadet Chris Bradley

The results of the Service competition which took place at Morfa TAC on Saturday 14th Feb:
1st ----215 (City of Swansea) Sqn =   292.2 points
2nd---1429 (Cardigan) Sqn            =  210.7 points
3rd----499 (Port Talbot) Sqn           =  193.3 points

215 Small Arms Competition Training Team have won the No 3 Welsh Wing MK 8 Title for an amazing 10th Year in succession, which has set a new standard in shooting history.

Achieving almost 100 marks more than its nearest rival the team beat teams from Cardigan and Port Talbot to retain the title.

The SATT now travels to RAF Cosford at the end of March to compete against the Best Teams from: No 1 Welsh Wing, No 2 Welsh Wing, Merseyside Wing, West Mercian Wing & Staffordshire Wing.

Last year 215 were placed second in the Wales and the West of England Region - its now time to win it back !

Congratulations to Pilot Officer Barry Garnham, Warrant Officer Steve Hill & Civilian Instructor Chris Roberts for their outstanding commitment and the countless hours they have dedicated to training the Cadet Team.

 


THE W J TAYLOR SMALL-BORE SHOOTING COMPETITION RESULTS

SER No

WING

HPS 600

1

No 1 Welsh

576

2

Glasgow & West Scotland

573

3

No 3 Welsh

561

215 Cadets achieve Bronze Medals for third place in the Corps

ICWO John S (f)
Sgt Prosser J
Cpl Brannigan K (f)
Cpl Tancock J

"It's your aptitude, not just your attitude that determines your ultimate altitude."

No 3WW Shooting Team Certificates Presented by the Lord Mayor - 2008

R/UP Best Shot - Wales and West Region - Cpl Michael



215 'Top Guns' achieve Second Place in the
Wales and the West of England Shooting Competition in Shrewsbury
Sat 26 April 2008

Cpl Michael Myatt (far left) achieves second highest marksman award
in the Region


The Team
Cpl Michael Myatt, ICWO Sophia John (f), Cpl Kimberley Brannigan (f) & Sgt Jordan Prosser
(Also pictured are WO Steve Hill & A/Sgt Barry Garnham)

Scores
1st Place ~ 1130 (Telford & Wrekin) Sqn ~ 318.13 pts
2nd Place ~ 215 (City of Swansea) Squadron ~ 296.13 pts

Individual Score
1st Place ~ Cdt A Bekker ~ 1130 Sqn ~ 86.03 pts
2nd Place ~ Cpl M Myatt ~ 215 Sqn ~ 83.06 pts


No 3 Welsh Wing ATC Marksman Awards - April 2008

Sgt Jordan Prosser & ICWO Sophia John (f)

 

No 3WW Shooting Marksman Awards - 2008

Cpl Myatt, Cpl Brannigan (f) & Cpl Tancock were presented with their Wing Shooting Badges by the High Sheriff, Mr Martin Trainer.


3WW BEST MK 8 SHOOTING SQN 2007

215 MK 8 Shooting Team has won the MK 8 Competition for 3WW
for a staggering 8th year in succession - Another New Standard !




The Cadets will now compete against teams from No 1WW, No 2WW, Merseyside, West Mercia & Staffordshire to try and retain the MK 8 Regional Title, which 215 has also achieved seven years on the trot.

Cpl Jordan Prosser will also try and retain his
'Best Marksman in the Region Award'.


No 3 Welsh Wing Marksman Awards Mar 08


Cpl K Brannigan & Cpl M Myatt

Cpl J Tancock & Sgt J Prosser

CORPS BLUE FOR SHOOTING 2007


ICWO Sophia John (f) was awarded the ATC Blue for shooting after competing in the Whistler Trophy Competition in 2007


Sgt Jordan Prosser was awarded the ATC Blue for shooting after competing in the Whistler Trophy Competition in 2007

THE ' TOP GUNS ' OF
WALES & THE WEST OF ENGLAND REGION 2007



FS Sophia John (f), Cpl Jordan Prosser, I/Sgt Adam Powell & IF/Sgt Gareth Abbott-Haigh
have retained the Best Mark 8 Shooting Team Trophy for a fifth consecutive year beating teams from No 1 Welsh Wing, No 2 Welsh Wing, Merseyside Wing,
West Mercia Wing and Staffordshire Wing.

215 also had the Best Three Marksmans in the Region:

1st - Cpl Jordan Prosser
2nd - Flight Sergeant Sophia John (f)
3rd - Sgt Adam Powell


The competition took place at Copthorne Barracks, Shrewsbury on Saturday 14th April 2007.

Congratulations to our 'TOP GUNS' and the Staff: WO Steven Hill, A/Sgt Barry Garnham
& CI Kyle Fredericks for all their hard work.

Corporal Powell receives a Corps Medal for helping No 3 Welsh Wing achieve second place in the Whistler Trophy 2006

 

'The Face of Bisley 2005'

Corporal Catherine Jones (f) wearing her 215 Bisley Shirt - Priceless


'The Team' - BISLEY - July 2005

Well done to Cpl Powell, Cpl Jones S, Cpl Jones C (f) and FS Blyth E (f) who represented No 3 Welsh Wing at Bisley for the third consecutive year in July 2005.

Many congratulations to the shooting coach, WO Steven Hill, who can also boast having won the 'Lees Trophy' on three sperate occasions, once as a cadet and twice as a member of Staff.

 


GREEN HOWARDS COUNTRY LIFE COMPETITION 2004/2005

Corporal Catherine Jones (f), Sergeant Timothy Bridges, Corporal Simon Jones, Corporal Adam Powell and Flight Sergeant Emily Blyth (f) have all become the first Cadets in the history of 215 to be awarded medals for the Green Howards Country Life Competition for 2004/2005.

They all received runners up medals after achieving second place in the National Competition.

 

 



Air Training Corps Marksman Awards - February 2005

Corporal Adam Powell, Corporal Simon Jones, Sergeant Timothy Bridges, Flight Sergeant Emily Blyth (f) and Corporal Catherine Jones (f), have all become the first Cadets in the history of 215 to be awarded their Air Training Corps Marksman Badges after submitting their targets to the Regional Shooting Officer, Squadron Leader Steve Williams MBE and Headquarters Air Cadets.

 

 


WALES AND WEST REGION BEST MARKSMAN AWARD 2004/2005

Corporal Catherine Jones (f) has become the first female Cadet and also the youngest Cadet in the history of the Wales and the West of England Region to win the Best Mk 8 Marksman Award, which she achieved in March 2005 at the Inter Wing Shooting Competitions at Copthorne Barracks, Shrewsbury.

Corporal Jones also holds the No 3 Welsh Wing Best Mk 8 Marksman Award as well as the honour of being the first female Cadet to win this coveted award in the Wings history.

 
WALES AND WEST REGION Mk 8 Champions 2004/2005
Corporal Simon Jones, Corporal Catherine Jones (f), Flight Sergeant Emily Blyth (f) and Corporal Adam Powell have retained the Wales and West Region Mk 8 Shooting Championship Trophy for a historical third consecutive year at the Inter Wing Shooting Competitions at Copthorne Barracks, Shrewsbury.
Also pictured is the Squadron's Shooting Officer: Warrant Officer Steven John Hill, who has fostered the shooting ethos within the Unit.
 

No 3 Welsh Wing MK8 Champions 2004/2005
Corporal Simon Jones, Flight Sergeant Emily Blyth (f), Corporal Catherine Jones (f) and Corporal Adam Powell have set new standards within No 3 Welsh Wing by retaining the Mk 8 Shooting Championship Trophy for the fifth consecutive year. This historical achievement took place at the Inter Squadron Shooting Competition at 215 Squadron Headquarters in February 2005.

Corporal Catherine Jones (f) also became the first female Cadet in the history of No 3 Welsh Wing to win the coveted Best Mk 8 Marksman Trophy.

 

215 Squadron's First Bisley Cadet 100 Award-June 2004
Instructor Sergeant Timothy Bridges has become the first Cadet in the Squadron's History to be awarded a Cadet 100 Marksman, which he achieved at the Cadet Shooting Championships at Bisley in June 2004.

 


BISLEY TEAM 2004

The 215 Shooting Team comprising of Sgt Timothy Bridges, Cpl Adam Powell, Cpl Chris Roberts and Cpl Simon Jones attended the Bisley Shooting Competitions in June 2004, for the second successive year. They competed very well with Sergeant Bridges achieving the Squadron's first Cadet 100.

Also pictured is Flight Sergeant Emily Blyth (f) and Corporal Catherine Jones (f) who performed the Butts duties for the Shooting Team whilst competing.

 

WALES AND WEST REGION BEST MARKSMAN AWARD 2003/2004

Instructor Cadet Warrant Officer Barry Garnham was awarded the Best Marksman Award for the Wales and the West of England Region at the Inter Wing Shooting Championships in February 2004. He was presented with his award by Squadron Leader Steve Williams MBE, W & W Shooting Officer.


WALES AND WEST REGION Mk 8 Champions 2003/2004



Cadet Warrant Officer Barry Garnham, Sergeant Timothy Bridges, Sergeant Emily Blyth (f), Corporal Catherine Jones (f) and Corporal Adam Powell retained the Wales and West Region Mk 8 Shooting Championship Trophy for a second successive year at the Inter Wing Shooting Competitions at Copthorne Barracks, Shrewsbury in February 2004.

Squadron Leader Steve Williams MBE, W & W Shooting Officer presented the awards to the Cadets.

 

 

WALES AND WEST REGION Mk 8 Champions 2002/2003
CWO Barry Garnham, Cpl Stephen Gemine, Sgt Timothy Bridges and Flight Sergeant Rhys Francis won the Wales and West Region Mk 8 Shooting Championship Trophy at the Inter Wing Shooting Competitions at Copthorne Barracks, Shrewsbury.

CWO Barry Garnham also won the Best MK 8 Marksman Award for the Wales and West Region.

 

No 3 Welsh Wing MK8 Champions 2002/2003
CWO Barry Garnham, Cpl Stephen Gemine, Sgt Timothy Bridges and Flight Sergeant Rhys Francis have set new standards within No 3 Welsh Wing by retaining the Mk 8 Shooting Championship Trophy for the fourth consecutive year. The Inter Squadron Shooting Competition took place at the 215 Squadron Headquarters in February 2003.

CWO Barry Garnham also won the Best Mk 8 Marksman Trophy.

   

WALES AND WEST REGION Mk 8 Champions 2000/2001
CWO Michael Kirczey, FS Emma Neville (f), FS Barry Garnham and
FS Jason
Jones are pictured with Wing Commander Lewis, OC No 3WW and the Squadron Coaches, CI Mary Flynn (f) and WO Steven Hill at the Squadron Headquarters after returning from the Wales and West Region Mk 8 Shooting Championships,which were held at Copthorne Barracks, Shrewsbury.

This was the first time in 215's history that this coveted trophy had been won and a very special congratulations is given to the team and their coaches.
CWO Barry Garnham also won the Best MK 8 Marksman Award for the Wales and West Region.

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