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The Duke of Edinburgh Banner of the Australian Army Cadet Corps
The most famous event in Australian Cadet history, the presentation of the Duke of Edinburgh Banner to the Corps of 46,000 cadets from Australia and Papua New Guinea, occurred on the 2nd of May, 1970.

A Cadet Colour Party, 1977

The Colour Party 1977at St Kilda Christian Brothers College. Cadet units do not have Colours as such but many have Unit Flags and all are entitled to parade the National Flag so the same ceremony can be achieved.

217 (Shire of Redland) Squadron.

This Squadron can trace it's history back as far as the 1950's when it was then known as 17 Flight AIRTC.  In the late 70's the unit was disbanded and in 1989 was re-formed in the Shire of Redland where it has been based for the past 15 years. 

In 2003 the Squadron celebrated it's 15th Anniversary and today is the largest ADFC unit in the Shire with over 90 Cadets and 3 Flights making up the Squadron.

<< 217 SQN Banner Party formed up for SQN Graduation Parade - 2003


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