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Cpl Showell

On 16 Apr 20 Cpl Chris Showell was tragically killed in a road traffic accident on the A15 on his way to work. Chris ‘Showelly’ Showell was a Chef within Catering Squadron and had been at RAF Waddington since Jan […]

Pitch up for IBCC

On Friday the 14th Aug, 20 RAF Waddington personnel from a cross section of ranks and roles volunteered their time to assist the International Bomber Command Centre (IBCC). This was in preparation for the centres VJ Day celebrations and their […]

The Airborne Specialist Badge

Presented to MIC personnel on XIII Squadron based at RAF Waddington on 17 Jun 20 by Station Commander Group Captain Kilvington. Coming from the Intelligence Branch and TG11 Intelligence Trades, the Mission Intelligence Coordinator (MIC) is one of the 3 […]

3rd Annual RAF Waddington Awards Evening

Hosted by the Warrant Officers’ and SNCOs’ Mess, around 150 service personnel and industry partners along with their family and friends were treated to a fantastic evening of great food and entertainment in celebration of the efforts and achievements of […]

Warrant Officer Steve Shirley

Station Commander RAF Waddington joined family, friends and work colleagues of retiring Warrant Officer Steve Shirley to thank him for his 36 years of service to the Royal Air Force. WO Shirley joined the RAF over 36 Years ago. During […]


Warrant Officer (WO) Warner retired from 7010 (VR) Intelligence Squadron (Sqn) on 26 Mar 19 having completed a 45-year career spanning service in both the Royal Air Force and the Royal Auxiliary Air Force. WO Warner joined the RAF in […]

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 […]

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