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Parliamentarian Visit

Several members of Parliament visited RAF Waddington recently as part of the Armed Forces Parliamentary Scheme (AFPS) – a scheme which has existed for over 25 years raising the awareness of Parliamentarians about the Armed Forces and the work that […]

The Tragedy of Kristians and Harbour

Throughout the autumn and winter of 1939-40, the period of the phoney war proved to be very quiet for the Hampdens of 44 and 50 Sqns based at RAF Waddington. The main task of the Hampdens of No 5 Group […]

39 Sqn Charity Auction and Raffle

To mark the 100th Anniversary of the Royal Air Force, personnel at 39 Squadron organised a charity auction and raffle which took place at the Squadron’s RAF 100 celebrations last year. Many local businesses donated items and experiences ranging from […]

Running Club Update

The RAF Waddington Running Club continued its endeavours in the Lincs Service Cross Country League with a trip to Kendrew Barracks in early January. In case anyone had any doubts who the previous occupants of the Base were then the gym […]

EX Waddington

Reserve Personnel from 2503 Squadron Royal Auxiliary Air Force Regiment have recently completed Exercise WADDINGTON IMP, a Force Protection Exercise which took place at RAF Waddington. During the Exercise, Squadron personnel engaged in many aspects of on-base Force Protection, including […]

Poppy Match

On 3rd November 2018, Sgt Riley, Sgt Williams and SAC Cottingham of XIII Sqn RAF Waddington attended a charity football match at Sincil bank stadium in support of the Royal British Legion Poppy Appeal. Lincoln City FC were to host […]

Give Us Time

In July 2017 our daughter Sophie was diagnosed with stage D retinoblastoma (eye cancer). As devastating as this news was, her prognosis was and still is good. Sophie underwent six months of chemotherapy along with laser therapy and cryotherapy. The […]

Pigeon Billy

With the introduction of the Avro Lancaster into RAF service in December 1941, No 44 Squadron at RAF Waddington had no further need for their aging fleet of Handley Page Hampden bombers – however as with most things in wartime, […]

Insight Forecast

Battle’s O’er – A Nations Tribute – 11 November 2018 Pipers are being asked to take part in “Battle’s O’er – A Nation’s Tribute” a unique and simple way to mark the centenary of the end of the Great War. […]

Ex Vigilant Albatross

From the 24 to the 27 Sep 18, TDF took 10 individuals on the first overseas FD trip for a long while, to France and Belgium. The aim was to enhance knowledge of air power, command, leadership and create a […]

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