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No1 Expeditionary Logistics Squadron (1ELS) Ex North Zone

Stackers hit the Scottish slopes. January saw members of No 1 ELS head to the Force Development Training Centre in Grantown-on-Spey, at the foot of the picturesque Cairngorm Mountains. The aim of the force development expedition was to develop leadership, […]

EOD Operator on Antarctic Expedition

Flt Lt Toby Stedham of 5131(Bomb Disposal) Squadron RAF Wittering swapped his routine job of bomb disposal in favour of two months in the icy wastes. He joined 24 members of the British Armed Services to travel to Antarctica on […]

The International Defence Rugby Cup (IDRC) – Australia 2011

Gorgeous Australian weather, food, drinks and lots of rugby for the RAF IDRC team. The 2011 RAF IDRC Team, including SAC Rhys Williams from 3 Mobile Catering Squadron, met at RAF Brize Norton for kitting before heading off to London Heathrow […]

RAF Chief Praises Wittering

Personnel receive a personal thank you from the Chief of the Air Staff. The Chief of the Air Staff (CAS), Air Chief Marshal Sir Stephen Dalton, took time out from his busy schedule in London to spend a couple of […]


The Holding Wing at RAF Cottesmore hosted a visit by the local family-run Richardson Racing team The team are competing in the 2011 Ginetta GT Supercup, with 2 Ginetta G50 GT race cars.  You may or may not have seen this racing […]


The D-Day story and the courageous efforts of those involved was the focus of a staff ride to northern France. A group of personnel from RAF Wittering took part in Exercise Overlord – a Force Development led staff ride to Normandy, […]

News from 3 Sqn

  Autumn came and went for 3 Sqn RAF Regt in a blur of field training exercises, range camps and Mission Specific Training (MST) in preparation for our commitment to Op HERRICK.  The most notable of events was the Field […]


Warrant Officer Steve Marshall reports on a successful season for the Cott/Witt Running Team and tries to encourage new members with offers of free chocolate! All the years I’ve served and I still haven’t learned never to agree to anything […]

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