On Sunday 25th February 2018 the Colour Party and junior cadet drill teams made the trip to Farnham Sea Cadet unit to compete in the annual district drill competition. Although the competition this year was tough the colour party managed to secure 4th place out of a total of 9 units in the districts whilst the junior drill team were able to secure first place in their competition as well as being able to gain the best junior squad commander award.
The colour party team consisted of A/C Cawsey as 1IC, A/C Gunner-Smith as guard 1, O/C Boast as guard 2, CFC Davey as standard bearer and CDT Cox as 2IC.
The Junior drill team consisted of junior cadets Cawthorne, Mckay, Cheung, Readon, Lopez and Murphy with CDT Hardy being squad commander.
Team manager of the colour party PO (SCC) J Rickwood said 'I'm very proud of how well all the cadets have performed and the dedication they have put into the competition. My thanks also go to all the staff, parents and supporters of the unit, without you none of this would happen.'
Junior squad team manager APO (SCC) Seal said 'I am extremely proud of how my team was able to perform on the day and overcome all obstacles leading up to the event'.