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NEWS ROUND UP

Lucky 13 We all start the year with the best of intentions to move a little more and get a little fitter but Flight Sergeant Al Clarkson of 13 Squadron RAF Waddington took it to the extreme when he set […]

Exercise Arnhem Remembered

On 17th September 1944 Operation Market Garden was launched in order to liberate Holland from the Nazi regime and to create a clear crossing for the Allied Forces into Germany across the Rhine. Operation Market Garden was a joint effort […]

IT’S A KNOCKOUT!

Forget Keith Chegwin, on Tuesday 19 Jul 11 RAF Waddington hosted the ultimate ‘It’s a Knockout’ competition. The event was linked into the Station Education, Health and Well-being day, which had proved a huge success earlier in the day. A […]

Computer Support Flight trip to Stenigot Tower

On 16 August 11 a team of 9 members of Computer Support Flt (CSF) Flight Lieutenant Kev Knott, Sergeant Greg Southern, Corporal Bill Bradley, Corporal Paul Dufficy, Corporal Danny Hazell, Corporal Richie Nation, Corporal Daz Sharpe, Senior Aircraftman Daz Tower […]

A taste of things to come…

What’s New and What’s Happening? You will have noticed refurbishments occurring at RAF Waddington, and heard mention of the forthcoming implementation of “Pay As You Dine” in the Messes. Perhaps it’s a good time to have a look at what’s […]

High-flying Fundraiser

A mammoth fundraising effort has resulted in a Lincolnshire man being nominated for a national award. Corporal Matthew Cocking from RAF Waddington, is in the running for the Macular Disease Society’s annual Chairman’s Award in recognition of his outstanding efforts […]

RAF Waddington Pipes and Drums take centre stage at the Buxton Tattoo and battles the elements in Scotland

We were very proud to play for Chief of the Air Staff, Air Chief Marshal Sir Stephen Dalton, as we bade a sad and final farewell to the Nimrod R1 on the 28th June. It was a great honour for […]

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54 Squadron – What does the R stand for?

…asked my Army ISR student preparing to deploy to Helmand within days. “Reconnaissance” I replied, hastily reassessing the degree of ISR training this particular individual required. “54 Reconnaissance Squadron, makes sense I suppose” he remarked. I breathed a small sigh […]

Operation Ellamy

The RAF is all “eyes and ears” in the no fly zone. RAF Waddington’s Combat-ISTAR aircraft on Operation Ellamy When UN Security Council Resolution 1973 was declared to establish a no fly zone over Libya the RAF’s Intelligence, Surveillance, Target […]

Dial-a-Ride

For nearly a quarter of a century the Royal Air Force in Lincolnshire has been closely associated with a small but very active charity in Lincoln. For nearly a quarter of a century the Royal Air Force in Lincolnshire has […]