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High Ropes Force Development at RAF Leeming

On a cold and frosty February morning, 6 members from Logistics Squadron Supply headed north, to RAF Leeming to make good use of the High Ropes facility. It made a change for a few of the team, as it was […]


C41 Movember

The Station Warrant Officer at RAF Waddington sanctioned C4I Sqn to grow as many Mo’s as they could. Anyone that needed to shave put in a top effort, from the Squadron Leader to the most Junior Senior Aircraftmen. It was […]


Lincoln City FC Visit

With no games being played for 2 weeks Lincoln City FC Manager David Holdsworth approached me on the Monday to ask if it was possible to get the players up to RAF Waddington and put them through some rigorous tests […]


Deputy Prime Minister visits Waddington: Media Minding on a Major Scale…

You may be aware that on 3rd November, the Deputy Prime Minister (DPM), The Right Honourable Nick Clegg, visited RAF Waddington to thank those who deployed and supported operations over Libya during Operation ELLAMY. What you may not know is […]


Tuesday 20th December 2011 marked the 70th Wedding Anniversary of Squadron Leader (Retired) Vernon and Mrs Molly Smith. Vernon was a Station Navigation Officer at RAF Waddington during the Second World War. To mark this most auspicious of occasions, I […]

Stress Don’t get worked up over it!

Unsurprisingly, with all that’s going on in service life these days, there’s much talk about stress in our busy and complicated lives – both occupational, everyday stress and the stress of going on deployed operations. I’m presently in the middle […]



Personnel from various Squadrons and Sections from around RAF Waddington provided an outstanding visit for the Year 9 students (aged 14/15) and 3 staff from Skegness Academy to broaden their perception of the military and the militaries day-to day activities. […]


North Kesteven District Council has officially named a new road after a former local resident and WW2 pilot, Flying Officer William George Cooper. On 22 November 2011 the site of four new Council homes, Cooper Close in Branston, was officially […]

John Gillespie Magee The Pilot Poet

Pilot Officer John Gillespie Magee was killed  in a collision with an aircraft from RAF Cranwell on 11th December 1941 while Magee was serving with 412 Squadron Royal Canadian Air Force (RCAF) at RAF Digby and whilst he was dispersed […]


Flight Lieutenant W.C Brown Signals Officer RAF Waddington 1941-42

Flight Lieutenant Bill Brown is quite a remarkable man with an extraordinary history. Despite becoming a centenarian on 19 November 2011, he is an active member of the 44 Squadron Association, still drives his car and is a member of […]

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