TS Kookaburra Stanthorpe Naval Cadets, demonstrate their drill routine.
TS Kookaburra Stanthorpe Naval Cadets, demonstrate their drill routine. Emma Boughen

Inspection time for Stanthorpe cadets

THE Stanthorpe Naval Cadets TS Kookaburra underwent their first annual inspection on Sunday after being commissioned in February.

The group of 28 cadets was reviewed by Commander Wayne Larson who will provide the group with a report in coming weeks.

The cadets conducted a parade and drill routine, followed by various activities demonstrating the skills learnt from their time in cadets.

Petty officer Lachlan Dorward leads the guard during the parade at the TS Kookaburra's first annual inspection. Photo Emma Boughen / The Bush Telegraph
Petty officer Lachlan Dorward leads the guard during the parade at the TS Kookaburra's first annual inspection. Photo Emma Boughen / The Bush Telegraph Emma Boughen

Executive officer Christine Dorward said she was very impressed with how the group conducted themselves.

"We have a very dedicated group," she said.

"We're always looking for more recruits though. Cadets is all about developing teamwork and leadership skills and having lots of fun."

Petty Officer Natasha Lacey was the parade commander at the TS Kookaburra's first annual inspection. Photo Emma Boughen / The Bush Telegraph
Petty Officer Natasha Lacey was the parade commander at the TS Kookaburra's first annual inspection. Photo Emma Boughen / The Bush Telegraph Emma Boughen
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