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An honest reflection on PTSD My name is James Cartwright; I am the author of Sniper in Helmand. The book was created through the treatment of Post Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD) which, like in so many other cases, didn’t appear […]


3 Mobile Catering Squadron ski in France – in between all the cooking of course! Exercise SNOW CAT  (Ex SNOW CAT) was an Adventure Training (AT) skiing trip for 3 Mobile Catering Squadron (3 MC Sqn) in Tignes, France. The […]

Pancake Race

Personnel from across the Station celebrated Shrove Tuesday with a pancake race. Organised by the Chaplains, the event was designed to celebrate Pancake Day as well as to promote health and wellbeing as personnel considered what to ‘give up’ for […]

Charity Sleep Out

Personnel help raise awareness of youth homelessness with a special ‘sleepover’. Once again 3 Mobile Catering Sqn (3 MC Sqn) has been in the thick of it with their operational deployed kitchen but this time it wasn’t Op ELLAMY or […]

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 […]

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