Monthly Archives: June 2017
The presentation of a new Queens’ Colour for the RAF Regiment will take place at RAF Honington on 20 Jul 2017 as detailed in the previous emails – dated 25 May 17 and 06 June 17.
I am informed that there have been issues with the email address previously provided for non RAF Regiment Association Members. Please, if you are in any doubt as to the successful nature of your application reapply using the address detailed below.
OC GD Flt will confirm receipt of your application, if you have already received confirmation no further action is required.
All other applicants (non RAF Regiment Association Members) are to apply through the Station Contact at – HON-FamiliesDayTickets@mod.gov.uk.
Or write to
OC GD Flight
Royal Air Force Honington
Bury St Edmunds
Association’s membership Secretary, Linda TAYLOR was awarded the RAFA’s National Presidential Certificate on 10 June 2017 from Air Marshal Sir Baz North KCB OBE MA FRAeS, President of RAFA. In the citation, Linda Taylor was thanked most profoundly for her work with RAFA, and her continued work for the RAF Regiment Association. Attending this event were Air Marshal Sir Baz North, AVM John Cliffe CB OBE FRAeS – Chairman Central Council, Nick Bunting – Secretary General and Paul Baker – Area Director. The certificate will be formally presented to Linda at the RAFA National Conference in 2018. The Corps and the Association extend their hearty congratulations to Linda.
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Notice is hereby given that the 11th Annual General Meeting of the RAF Regiment Association will be held on Wednesday, 19 July 2017 at Hallmark Hotel, Bar Hill, Cambridge, CB23 8EU, commencing at 1400 for the transaction of the business as detailed in the Flash magazine, (Issue No 25), mailed-out to members this week. Items for any other business should be communicated to the National Secretary by Friday 07 July 17. Attending members are requested to bring their own copy of the Flash, which includes the AGM pack.
RAF Regiment Association
09 Jun 1917
The Ministry of Defence, and the Air Force Board will hold the 77th Anniversary of the Battle of Britain Service of Thanksgiving and Re-dedication in Westminster Abbey at 11am on Sunday 17th September 2017.
RAF Regiment Association members wishing to attend this popular high-profile event should apply by return email to the undersigned with the following details. The deadline for the returns is Thursday 08 July 17.
(a) Full Name
(c) Full postal address
(d) Place and date of birth
(e) Passport or UK driving licence number
(f) Disability requirements
* Demand for tickets are expected to be high. If oversubscribed, the Chairman’s decision will be final.
RAF Regt Assoc
The annual RAF Regt Assoc Commemorative Service at HM Tower of London will be held on Sun 16 Jul 17. The event will start at 09.45-10.20 with a ‘Meet-and-Greet’ near Traitors’ Gate, with entry to the Tower at 10.25 prompt. A parade will be held at 10.40, followed by a Service at 11.00 in The Chapel of St Peter Ad Vincula. An informal Reception in the Yeomans’ Club will be held after the Service at approx 12.00. Branches wishing to parade their Standards, and members of the Assoc and friends wishing to attend, are required to notify Mr Sam Naylor on (mob) 07929 764034, Email at firstname.lastname@example.org or the National Secretary at email@example.com<.