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Sunday saw of air cadets taking part in a military parade to mark this years 100 anniversary of the Royal Air Force.  Cadets came from Buckinghamshire and Berkshire to march through Windsor as part of the national celebrations going on across the country to celebrate RAF100.

The parade started at Victoria Barracks, and marched past the Guild Hall & Windsor Castle.  Cadets on parade gave salute to Air Vice Marshall Bruce Hedley & Lord Lieutenant Mr James Puxley as they marched past the Guild Hall.  Other distinguished guests included the Mayor of Windsor, Cllr John Lenton, Group Captain Eddie Cole, and High Sheriff Graham Barker.

The cadets marched past Windsor Castle, before halting at Windsor Parish Church for a service of Thanksgiving, and celebration of over a century of the RAF.  The service was lead by the Deputy Regional Chaplain, Flight Lieutenant C.A Lewis, and Reverend K.M Harrison, Chaplain of the 459 (Windsor) Squadron.

A number of the cadets also took part in the service by giving readings during the service, prior to all the assembled cadets renewing their Cadet Promise to the Royal Air Force.  It was then left to the Thames Valley Wing Band to lead the parade back to Victoria Barracks, where cadets had a rare chance to meet cadets from other local branches.





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