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TOPIC: Are you ex-RAF?

Are you ex-RAF? 25 Feb 2013 05:05 #1

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The original thread of this name seems to have got lost so thought would start it again. Open to any branch any armed force.

1981-1993

LMech/Tech AF

Swinderby
Locking
Cottesmore
Finningley
Stanley (DET)
Bruggen
Lossiemouth
Greenham Common (DET)
Locking
Honington

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Are you ex-RAF? 25 Feb 2013 14:27 #2

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1972-1995

RAF Police QPD,FXSD

Swinderby
Debden
St Mawgan
Bruggen
Waddington
Bruggen
St Mawgan
Greenham Common
Newton RAF Police Dog Demonstration Team
Syerston Firearms and Explosive search Dog Training
Newton P&SS (NR) Firearms and Explosive Search duties.
Mount Pleasant
Wattisham
Scampton

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Are you ex-RAF? 25 Feb 2013 18:56 #3

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1980-2008
Aerospace Systems Operator

Swinditz
West Drayton
Boulmer
Neatishead
303 SU Mt Kent
West Drayton
33 Signals Unit Cyprus
Boulmer
303 SU Mt Kent
No 1 ACC (Boulmer)
Trimingham (Neatishead)

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Are you ex-RAF? 25 Feb 2013 21:17 #4

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1985-1997
AATC
Swinderby
Shawbury
Cottesmore - ATC, BCU 'A' Sqn ops
Honington - IPS, ATC
MPA - ATC
Marham - II Sqn(AC)Ops, ATC.

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Are you ex-RAF? 25 Feb 2013 22:51 #5

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No to the above title. But I was in the Cubs 1966-8. Scouts 1968-70. Also done a paper-round from 1969-72.
Worked in the local Butchers shop after school, then on a saturday morning during this time. :grin:
The Dead got memorials, The living got time.

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Are you ex-RAF? 26 Feb 2013 09:25 #6

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1962 - 1974

Ground Radar Fitter (Nav C) - later referred to as L Fitt GR QNC

Bridgnorth - for square bashing
Compton Bassett - for radar theory
Locking - for radar practical
Binbrook - for absolutely ages
Masirah - #Oh Island in the sun!#
Lindholme - 721 MSU (Bomb Score Unit) attached to the base
Binbrook - Hello again - last tour

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Are you ex-RAF? 26 Feb 2013 17:23 #7

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1983-2005
RAF Fireman

Swinderby
Catterick
Cottesmore
St Athan
Innsworth
Machrihanish
Brize
MPA
Northolt
Bruggen
Waddo
Marham
Basrah

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Are you ex-RAF? 26 Feb 2013 20:38 #8

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Halton Brat 1970-72
Airframe Fitter/Technician

Cottesmore 72-76 (Canberra B2,T4)
Marham..... 76-77 (canberra various)
Brawdy.......77-80 Hawk
Abingdon.....80-83 (Chippie,Bulldog)
promoted to Mister in 83 :lol:

Thornhill AFB Zimbabwe...... 83-84 (Hawk T60)
Hawker Squiddeley Dunsfold 84-2000 (Hawk,Harriers)
Wastospace Warton ..........2000-01 (Harriers)
'Somewhere in wilts' ..........2002 - present (Hawks mostly)

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Are you ex-RAF? 26 Feb 2013 21:55 #9

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Not quite when Pontius was a Pilot.

National Service Airman 1960 to 1962

RAF Cardington - kit out
RAF Bridgnorth - square bash
RAF Hereford - clerk training
RAF Hendon - clerk in SHQ
RAF IAM Farnborough - 3 month detachment (had a flight in a Canberra)
RAF Hendon - finish my service.

I then did 35 years in MOD Whitehall, working for the RAF.

Robin.
Per Ardua ad Astra.

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Are you ex-RAF? 26 Feb 2013 23:21 #10

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1989 - 2011
RAF Police

Laarbruch 89-92
High Wycombe 92-94
Bruggen 94-97
St Athan 97-98
Aldergrove 98-01
TPW (Henlow) 01-06
Brize Norton 06-11

MPA, Dhahran, Oman, Kuwait, Iraq & Afghanistan.

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