On Saturday 5th October 2013, Cadet Flight Sergeant Natalie Clampin of 51 (Orton) Squadron and CI Jess Bradshaw of 104 (City of Cambridge) squadron represented Central and East region at the Corps First aid competition held at RAF Cranwell.
The day involved competing against teams of Air Cadets throughout the United Kingdom and treating simulated injuries such as burns, amputated fingers, broken arms, hypothermia and anaphylactic shock.
After a long period of waiting it was revealed that the two young ladies, after a number of years of trying, had come 1st for the young adults making them corps first aid champions 2013. On top of this Cadet Flight Sergeant Natalie Clampin had the best individual score for the young adults for the day.
Flying Officer Angela Bone (Wing First Aid Officer) said 'I am over the moon with the girls; they have worked really hard and deserve to be corps champions'
Central and East Region also had other news to celebrate as all four teams which went to the competition received medals , with 5f (Northampton) Squadron young adults coming second, 5f's youth team coming first and Norfolk and Suffolk's youth team coming third.
After this victory the girls will now go on to compete at Inter Cadets Services First Aid Competition on Sunday 13th October 2013 at RAF Cranwell alongside 5f's youth team and young adult team.
If you are interested in becoming a member of the ATC and gaining experience in all areas of life, why not visit our Squadron, we meet on a Tuesday and Wednesday between 1900-2115 at the Squadron HQ. You will find us at Nene Park Academy near the main reception; alternatively visit our website http://www.51sqnatc.co.uk for more information. The Squadron is recruiting now!!