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Here we are, a new year with new intentions for our huge list of New Year’s resolutions. So how about trying something new that anyone can have a go at, will get you fit, you’ll meet new people and travel […]

Welcome to the Ultimate Team Sport

On a bright autumn morning, as the mist lifts from the River Thames, and our coxless four zips effortlessly away from the bank, you pinch yourself as you remember how lucky the RAF community is to enjoy the Central Fund […]

Flight Lieutenant Page makes the BRITS Snowboard Championships

It’s not often that you see a member of your Station competing in a National Championship however, with only 14 hours’ notice, Flt Lt Page was whisked off to the snowy town of LAAX in Switzerland to compete against Army, […]

Health and Wellbeing Day

The RAF High Wycombe Health and Wellbeing Day was held on 14th March 2017; the morning session in Conference Room A on 1 Site, and the afternoon in the Southdown Gymnasium on 3 Site. The aim was to raise awareness […]

RAF Inter-Stations: 30th – 31st March 2017

This year, the RAF Inter-Stations were held at RAF Halton, with a record-breaking 130 athletes playing over the two days. Eight teams entered the competition, all aiming to knock Brize ‘Wildcats’ Norton off their perch, since they had won the […]

Adventure Racers Complete Epic 500Km World Series Race

A team of three from the RAF Adventure Racing Squad have pushed themselves to the limit competing in ‘Expedition Africa’, a 500km adventure race in South Africa. The race involved kayaking, cycling, running, canyoning and mountaineering, and formed part of […]

Ex Classic Speed 2014

  In August 2014 3 riders from the RAF Classic Motorcycle Racing Team took a break from their campaign in the CRMC Championships to compete in the Belgium Classic TT at Gedinne. The riders consisted of Sqn Ldr Symon Woodward […]

RAF Police drop in on the snow

In January FS Gaz Longley, Sgt Geoff Bratt and Cpl Dan Burton from the Police Flt participated in the RAF Alpine Ski and Snowboard Championships in Saalbach-Hinterglemm, Austria. Upon arrival at Salzburg airport there was a horrible sinking feeling in […]

RAF Rowing Club at Henley Town and Visitors’ Regatta 2014

Henley Town and Visitors’ Regatta is an annual event hosted by Henley Rowing Club and conducted on the River Thames, along the world famous Henley on Thames Royal Regatta course. It attracts crews from all of the local clubs and […]

Diary… of a first-time marathon runner

At the end of April SAC Rachael David ventured to China to take part in the Great Wall Marathon. It is a challenging race for even the most seasoned of longdistance runner, so how would a 27-yearold from Port Talbot […]

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