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Defence Secretary launches Armed Forces Muslim Forum

Defence Secretary Michael Fallon has launched the country’s first ever Armed Forces Muslim Forum, in partnership with the Muslim community. On Wednesday 23 July, the Defence Secretary oversaw Iftar, the traditional breaking of… … 13 more words


Return to Mons

During the week of 7 July 2014 I was visiting Belgium. One of my appointments was to meet-up with a friend and colleague, Dave, from our illustrious past. 432 more words


G4S pledges to become leading provider of Armed Forces Reservists

G4S, the leading global integrated security company, has today announced its commitment to provide at least 600 staff as members of the military reserve from 2017, making it one of the UK’s leading employers of… … 13 more words


RAF Families Federation Job Vacancy - Communications Manager, based at Wittering.

The RAF Families Federation (RAF FF) gathers evidence to represent the views and concerns of RAF regular and reserve personnel and their family members on the issues that affect them as part of a RAF family.  19 more words


Bentley Priory

Family visit to Bentley Priory last Wednesday. As you know, this was the headquarters of RAF Fighter Command during WW2. From there Air Chief Marshal Hugh Dowding ran the Battle of Britain. 185 more words


The Dutch Underground help Welsh RAF pilot Eric Grisdale

Welshman Eric Grisdale was born in Caernarvon in 1920. He started work as a clerk but when the war came Eric joined the RAF and became a bomber pilot. 2,134 more words

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