12:25pm Thursday 6th March 2014
LOCAL sea cadets are celebrating after a double win at the annual West Wales District Drill and Piping Competition, held in Neath recently.
Milford Haven Unit entered the Standard Party Competition and also the Piping Team Competition.
The Standard Party Competition consists of a uniform inspection, drill display using the correct routine and movements as laid down by the Royal Navy Drill Manual and the smartness of the display.
The Piping Team Competition consists of a uniform inspection and then they are marked on the precision, clarity and timing of five calls commonly used in the Royal Navy.
After beating off fierce competition, Milford Haven Sea Cadets were announced as the Winning Standard Party, Best Dressed Cadet (Leading Cadet Scott Claypole) and Best Standard Party Commander (Petty Officer Cadet Daniel Tucker).
Alongside this, the Piping Team were announced as the Best Dressed Piping Team and the Best Piping Team for 2014.
Chief Petty Officer (SCC) Beverley Jenkins, the Unit Officer in Charge said: “I was over the moon to see that the cadets are keeping the high standards of drill and dress that we have instilled over the years.
“They are also continuing to show that Milford Haven Sea Cadets & Royal Marines Cadets are here to stay and to put up a fight at competitions.”
If you are interested in joining Sea Cadets or Royal Marines Cadets then visit www.milfordhavenscc.org.uk or come along Tues & Thurs 6:30pm until 9:30pm every week.
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