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Pictured here on the 11/12/15 is WWII MT Driver veteran Mr Charles William Peter Kimberley on a visit to the Heritage Centrew at RAF Waddington, the camp he was based at during the war.

Cpl Kimberley Veteran’s Visit to Waddington

92 year old Corporal Peter Kimberley returned to RAF Waddington this week for the first time in nearly 70 years to see how the base has changed since he last served here during WWII. Peter joined the RAF on the […]

Waddington Officer Receives Top Award

Officer receives Top Award in London

A WADDINGTON based officer has been honoured for his service in Afghanistan at a ceremony in the heart of the City of London. Flt Lt Nic Justice was the Guest of Honour at a special gathering of the Worshipful Company […]

Charity Peak Challenge

Charity Peak Challenge

Four personnel from RAF Waddington and RAF Boulmer lay down a challenging task on Tuesday 8th Sept which would turn out to be exhausting and testing, although enjoyable. This may be due to the fact of allowing time to pass […]

Outlaw Triathlon 2015

Outlaw Triathlon 2015

On the 26th of July 2015 I took part in the Outlaw Triathlon at Nottingham Water sports centre while raising money for Cancer Research UK. The race consisted of a 2.4 mile open water swim in the regatta lake, followed […]

54 Sqn Memorial Plaque

54 Sqn Memorial Plaque

54 Squadron fighter pilots who died protecting northern Australia honoured 70 years after WWII. Some of the brave young men who served on 54 Squadron during WWII and who died protecting northern Australia have been honoured in a ceremony in […]

100 EXERCISE CENTURY UNBOUNDED Years of aviation excellence with 8 Squadron

100 EXERCISE CENTURY UNBOUNDED Years of aviation excellence with 8 Squadron

To celebrate 100 years since the formation of 8 Squadron, a group of personnel organised a road trip which would follow the history of 8 Squadron of the Royal Flying Corps’ throughout WW1. Known as ‘Exercise Century Unbounded’ (tying the […]

AWC KEEPING FIT IN SUPPORT OF CHARITY

AWC KEEPING FIT IN SUPPORT OF CHARITY

Royal Air Force Benevolent Fund, St Andrews Children’s Hospice, and Notts and Lincs Air Ambulance are the charities which the Air Warfare Centre (AWC) has chosen to raise money for in 2015. The Committee organise an event every month to […]

8 Force Protection Wing HQ Welcome Home

8 Force Protection Wing HQ Welcome Home

The more observant of you will have noticed that the Wg HQ did not submit an article to the last Insight. This wasn’t an oversight on my part but was due to the high tempo of the Wing and the […]

Angola to Oberhausen Pipes and Drums, a very busy year

Angola to Oberhausen Pipes and Drums, a very busy year

The RAF Waddington Pipes and Drums are, at present, in the midst of the busiest season to date. Our year kicked off with a tour of Germany to take part in a series of arena displays as part of the […]

RAF Waddington Personnel in Thames Rescue

RAF Waddington Personnel in Thames Rescue

Personnel from 54(R) Squadron RAF Waddington have been praised by the Royal National Lifeboat Institution, the charity that saves lives at sea, for their heroic efforts in the rescue of a woman who had fallen in to the River Thames […]

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