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VISIT TO RAF COTTESMORE BT RICHARDSON RACING

The Holding Wing at RAF Cottesmore hosted a visit by the local family-run Richardson Racing team www.richardsonracing.co.uk 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 […]

EXERCISE OVERLORD RAF WITTERING STAFF RIDE TO NORMANDY

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 […]

ARE THE CHAMPIONS!

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 […]

Exped ZERMATT EXPLORER

An attempt on the second highest peak in the Alps. Altitude, the views and the exposure that comes with it are what draw people to high altitude skiing; physical fatigue and objective danger are the factors that must be overcome. […]

British Services Antarctic Expedition 2012 Alpine Skills Training Switzerland 18-30 Jul11

In the centenary year of Captain Scott’s fateful expedition to the South Pole, I will be joining 23 others from across the Services to mount the British Services Antarctic Expedition 2012 (BSAE 2012). In late December 2011, expedition members will […]

Bomber Command County March

So here I am, tending to my worn out feet with a nice mug of filtered coffee having just returned home ready to reflect on the previous three days of road marching through Lincolnshire, the home of Bomber Command during […]

Exercise WESTERN DROUGHT 13th – 17th June 2011

Ex WESTERN DROUGHT was a ‘wet’ fuels exercise that was undertaken by the Fuels Support Team (FST), No 1 EL Sqn’s fixed wing aviation fuel specialists.  Deployed to a dusty and ravaged landscape – Vigo Woods – FST arrived in […]

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