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News From 3 Sqn

Since the last edition of the Wittering View the Sqn has, unsurprisingly, been very busy conducting training aimed at preparing the Sqn for future, and potential, operations. Between Jan and Apr 2011 we switched focus towards Pre-Deployment Training (PDT) whilst […]

End Of An Era

A formal parade to mark the disbandment of No 1(F) Sqn, No IV(R) Sqn and No 800 NAS was held in 3 Hangar at RAF Wittering. Chief of the Air Staff, Air Chief Marshal Sir Stephen Dalton was the Reviewing […]

Farewell Celebration to Iconic Harrier

December 15 was indeed a sad day for many personnel from RAF Cottesmore and Wittering. Along with invited guests, members of industry and all those associated with the Harrier, pilots gathered in No 1 (Fighter) Squadrons Hangar to celebrate the final […]

Nurses On The Frontline

Military nurses opened The Royal College of Nurses Emergency Care Association Annual Conference & Exhibition held in Cardiff at the end of last year. The military delivered three different topics; ‘Pre-hospital Care on Operations in Afghanistan’ was presented by Sqn Ldr Charlotte Thompson, Officer Commanding […]

Praised For Diligence

  Flight Safety Awards have been presented to Cpl Nick Bull and SAC Ben Lloyd by RAF Wittering Station Commander Gp Capt Rich Knighton. Both men were tasked as part of an impromptu FOD plod to check the main runway. […]

The Aviator – New JRM Opening March 2011

This is not a just a building containing some kitchen equipment, the whole building has been thought through to create one efficient integrated system. This is Master Chef meets the Star Ship Enterprise. The head chef’s office has an array […]

World Class Chefs Do Battle On International Stage

The Combined Services Culinary Arts Team, or CSCAT, is a group of chefs selected from all three services at the very top of their profession, and last year we were selected to compete at the Culinary World Cup in Luxembourg. […]

Cottesmore Catering High Flyers

Report by Cpl Jason Wood Of Junior Ranks Mess, RAF Cottesmore. Exercise Joint Caterer, competition formerly known as the Combined Services Culinary Challenge is the Annual Inter Service cooking competition.  The event took place at Sandown Park in Surrey last […]

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