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GROUND RADIO MAINTENANCE SECTION THE END OF AN ERA

GROUND RADIO MAINTENANCE SECTION THE END OF AN ERA AS OF THE 1ST OF APRIL 2019 THE SERVICES PROVIDED TO RAF CONINGSBY BY THE GRMS TEAM WERE CIVILIANISED UNDER PROJECT MARSHALL SO C4I SQN COULD NOT LET THIS OCCASION DRIFT […]

C4I SQUADRON VISIT THEIR SPIRITUAL HOME: BLETCHLEY PARK

Bletchley Park in Milton Keynes was the destination for our C4I Force Development trip. Home of the code breakers of the Second World War. It is now run by a charity called Bletchley Park Trust and is used as a […]

EXERCISE MEDSAIL 2013

Destination: Ajaccio, Marseilles, Cassis, Nice, St Tropez, Toulon, Monaco, Calvi….. “2 weeks sailing around the Med whilst everyone else is at work! Where’s the catch???” Well you are reading the catch. I and my colleagues SAC(T) Mike Cattermole and SAC(T) Richie Willcocks from Forward Engineering […]

FROM ONE BUNKER TO ANOTHER

On the 17th June 2013, personnel from Eng Ops Sqn, Logs Sqn and Ops Sqn escaped the windowless confines of RAF Coningsby’s Wing Operations Centre (WOC) into the daylight to undertake a 2 day Force Development Staff Ride to London. […]

EXERCISE TIFFIE TACTIC 3(F) SQN STAFF RIDE TO NORMANDY

Thursday the 23rd of May saw the annual 3(F) Sqn pilgrimage to Normandy to conduct Force Development training on the D-Day beaches.   It also provided another opportunity to foster relationships with those who flew the Hawker Typhoon in World […]

EXERCISE BLOOD BLISTER THE 2013 PATHFINDER MARCH

On 22 June 2013, two teams from RAF Coningsby entered the 2013 Pathfinder March, a long distance, cross-country endurance event in commemoration of the Royal Air Force Pathfinder Force. The Regiment Section made up the first team with the second […]

LAKE DISTRICT HILL WALKING

A team of sturdy airmen from DSS (TMF) took part in a week long hill walking expedition during April and what follows is their version of events. After a long drive to the lakes from a variety of locations around […]

ALPINE EAGLE

“If you have never skied before, but you want to, then the Eagle scheme is a must! Our group unanimously agreed it was one of, if not the, best activity we’ve ever experienced.” The primary purpose of Adventurous Training (AT) […]

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