Exmouth air cadet returns from Falklands

AN EXMOUTH air cadet has returned from a ten day trip to the Falkland Islands. Behn Wright, of the 299 Exmouth squadron, joined up with staff from the Devon and Somerset Wing of the Air Training Corps to take part in the trip to the South Atlantic. The ca

AN EXMOUTH air cadet has returned from a ten day trip to the Falkland Islands.

Behn Wright, of the 299 Exmouth squadron, joined up with staff from the Devon and Somerset Wing of the Air Training Corps to take part in the trip to the South Atlantic.

The cadet returned back to Exmouth earlier this month.

Wing commander Wills-Pope said: "Everyone had a fantastic time.


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"It was a great opportunity to see not only how the forces operate in the Falkland Islands but to experience the beauty of a truly remarkable place."

The cadets were accommodated at the British Forces South Atlantic Mount Pleasant complex.

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Wills-pope added: "We all gained a tremendous amount from our visit and will always remember the hospitality extended to us by the military and the friendliness of the Falkland islanders."

The Falkland Islands are often remembered due to the 1982 conflict between Britain and Argentina but has since become a popular tourist destination due to varied and rare wildlife.

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