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The Joining of Two Airfields

In the first of a series of articles about the history of RAF Wittering, Squadron Leader Andy Tagg, Officer in Charge of the Station Heritage Centre, looks at how RAF Wittering came to have the longest landing strip and flare […]

Role of a Lifetime: Group Captain Tony Keeling

Group Captain Tony Keeling discusses his career and the experiences that led him to be appointed the Station Commander and A4 Force Element Commander at RAF Wittering. Station Commander Group Captain Tony Keeling. Tony’s time at RAF Wittering has been […]


Have you ever considered joining a Military Wives Choir? Carol Croft, of 42 (ES) Wg, explains why she loves being part of a ‘singing family’. “Military personnel are constantly on the move. I’ve moved 10 times in my married life, […]

History in the Making

RAF Wittering’s Heritage Centre provides a fitting tribute to all ex and serving members of the Station and is a historical legacy to the last operational RAF base in Cambridgeshire. The Centre, which is run by a small group of […]

2 MT Sqn The driving force behind Ex SAIF SAREEA III

No 2 Mechanical Transport (2 MT) Sqn deployed a detachment of 31 personnel to two different locations in Oman, in support of Exercise SAIF SAREEA III; the largest joint UK military exercise in 17 years. For many of those deploying, […]

Intense Training with 3Mobile Catering Sqn

Personnel of RAF Wittering’s 3 Mobile Catering Squadron (3MCS) have been training the next generation of chefs while keeping their own military skills sharp. Brisk temperatures met trainee RAF chefs as they learned how to cook for large numbers in […]

Special Award For Wittering’s STEM Team

Royal Air Force Wittering’s STEM Team has won the Institution of Engineering and Technology (IET) Inspiring Engineering Award for 2018. Science Technology Engineering & Maths (STEM) subjects are a real priority for government and businesses in the UK. All three […]

OP RUMAN – Hurricanes, Helicopters and Hopefulness

Squadron Leader Ted Sellers, SO2 A5 Infrastructure Operations, works alongside 20 Works Group Royal Engineers (Air Support) and 12 (Force Support) Engineer Group at RAF Wittering. He recently deployed to the US Virgin Islands, in the wake of Hurricane Irma, […]

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