Captain’s BZ: summer 2022

Captain Sea Cadets celebrates some of the achievements of cadets and units around the UK

BZ is a naval term that means ‘well done’. It comes from the Bravo and Zulu nautical signal flags being flown together.

Honouring The Queen

Cadet 1st Class Samarah, from City of London Sea Cadets, read at The Queen’s Jubilee Service of Thanksgiving. She started as a junior and has been with Sea Cadets for four years. BZ Samarah! 

Cadet doing a reading in St Paul's

Rewards for volunteers

Huge congratulations to Sheppey, Stoke-on-Trent, Shirley and Sheffield units, which have been honoured with The Queen’s Award for Voluntary Service, the highest award a voluntary group can receive in the UK. 

Sleeping out

Seventeen cadets from Guernsey Unit swapped their beds for sleeping bags, sleeping under the stars to raise money for homeless veterans in the UK. BZ, cadets. 

Commemorating service

Ashford Sea Cadets’ band performed at the unveiling of a new dedicated memorial for HMS Albacore and the commemorative service for HMS Albacore, held at Memorial Gardens in Ashford town centre on 4 June.

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