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Musicians Spotlight

It is quite well known that instrumental music tuition in schools is no longer what it used to be and drums and guitars are more likely to be taken up than trombones and bassoons.  There are rumours that music may […]

Sponsered walk for Bowel Cancer UK

Having recovered from bowel cancer himself, RAF Waddington engineer Garry has been busy raising money for Bowel Cancer UK the country’s leading bowel cancer research charity. For 5 days Garry has walked the 12 miles from his home to work […]

RAF Catering Competition 2017

The annual RAF Catering Competition 2017 was held at Worthy Down, Winchester over 14 and 15 Jun 17. The competition schedule of events was sent to all Units at the start of the year and the planning began. Firstly the […]

3 Peaks Challenge

RAF Waddington personnel have recently tackled a 3 peak climb in the desert and mountain ranges of Nevada, USA to raise funds for the RAF Charitable Trust. A 4.30am start should have afforded the team some respite from the unforgiving […]

A Piece of History at RAF Waddington

20 year old Sgt Leonard Edward Evans left RAF Waddington just before midnight on 8th May 1942, but sadly would never return. No trace of his aircraft or crew has ever been found. They are listed on the Runnymede Memorial […]


There was great excitement at RAF Waddington recently as No 51 Squadron took delivery of their third and final RC-135 Rivet Joint aircraft. The arrival of this aircraft – RJ 20, which will be registered as ZZ666, from the Big […]

Marathon Motivations

Perspectives on setting a goal and sticking to the plan to try and achieve it. Many can attest to the fact that the Marathon is an arduous challenge.  Combining this with the potential to run the English qualifying standard for […]

AWARDS: RAF Waddington celebrates a year of achievement

RAF Waddington held an industry liaison day recently followed by a Station Awards Evening and dinner. The day presented our industry partners with an opportunity to gain an enhanced understanding of RAF Waddington’s capabilities whilst offering Station Executives an insight […]

RAF Waddington Equestrians go jumping… and then some!

On the 1st of March 2017 4 riders from RAF Waddington & Digby Saddle Club; Flt Lt Kirsty Harding, Plt Off Harriet Lockley, FS Keeley Skinner and Cpl Hayley Walton attended a show jumping clinic hosted by RAF Cranwell SC; […]

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 […]

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