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Air Cadets learn more about US Air Force during RAF Lakenheath visit

More than 100 RAF Air Cadets visited RAF Lakenheath as part of their annual Cadet Day. Picture: US Air Force photo/Airman 1st Class Christopher Sparks

More than 100 RAF Air Cadets visited RAF Lakenheath as part of their annual Cadet Day. Picture: US Air Force photo/Airman 1st Class Christopher Sparks

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More than 100 local RAF Air Cadets were invited to spend a day at RAF Lakenheath.

More than 100 RAF Air Cadets visited RAF Lakenheath as part of their annual Cadet Day. Picture: US Air Force photo/Airman 1st Class Christopher SparksMore than 100 RAF Air Cadets visited RAF Lakenheath as part of their annual Cadet Day. Picture: US Air Force photo/Airman 1st Class Christopher Sparks

The annual Cadet Day event is an opportunity for the youngsters to learn about the US Air Force and understand the mission of the Liberty Wing at the Suffolk base.

More than 100 RAF Air Cadets visited RAF Lakenheath as part of their annual Cadet Day. Picture: US Air Force photo/Airman 1st Class Christopher SparksMore than 100 RAF Air Cadets visited RAF Lakenheath as part of their annual Cadet Day. Picture: US Air Force photo/Airman 1st Class Christopher Sparks

“The Cadet Day at RAF Lakenheath is always popular,” said Stephanie Robins, RAF Lakenheath community relations advisor. “The cadets gets an opportunity to engage with our Airmen and see US Air Force equipment up close.

“We look forward to meeting more cadets next year.”

More than 100 RAF Air Cadets visited RAF Lakenheath as part of their annual Cadet Day. Picture: US Air Force photo/Airman 1st Class Christopher SparksMore than 100 RAF Air Cadets visited RAF Lakenheath as part of their annual Cadet Day. Picture: US Air Force photo/Airman 1st Class Christopher Sparks

More than 100 RAF Air Cadets visited RAF Lakenheath as part of their annual Cadet Day. Picture: US Air Force photo/Airman 1st Class Christopher SparksMore than 100 RAF Air Cadets visited RAF Lakenheath as part of their annual Cadet Day. Picture: US Air Force photo/Airman 1st Class Christopher Sparks

Representatives from various career fields, such as the 48th Security Forces Squadron, the 493rd Fighter Squadron, were present to answer any questions and provide demonstrations.

The essence of the event is to inspire the RAF cadets to look towards the future for not only the RAF but the appreciation of the partnership with the US Air Force.

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