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RAFA BREW FOR THE FEW

The RAFA Liaison Officers at RAF Coningsby organised a successful Brew for the Few which took place at the Station Church on 15 May 12 between 0830 and 1230hrs.  Serving personnel, dependants, sections and ISS kindly donated refreshments including tea, […]

HIVE INFORMATION

Contact: Coningsby HIVE 01526 347868 / 347279 or CON-BSWHiveHIO1@mod.uk RAFConingsbyHIVE@btconnect.com HIVE INFORMATION SERVICE HIVE is an information and welfare referral service available to all members of the Service Community and locally employed civilians. The HIVE offers an extensive range of […]

THE BATTLE OF BRITAIN MEMORIAL FLIGHT THE LANCASTER

The weekend 3-4 March, marked the 70th Anniversary of the first operational flights by Lancasters. No 44 Squadron, based at RAF Waddington in Lincolnshire were the first squadron to receive the Lancaster, with the first aircraft arriving on Christmas Eve […]

7 FP WG Ex Flemish Jambiya 12

7 Force Protection Wing Headquarters undertake a Battle Space Study of the Ypres Salient Aiming to understand the nature of expeditionary warfare across the battlefields of Northern Europe in 1914 and their transition to the sustained operations that became ‘The […]

CARPENTER KEN RETIRES FOR THE 4TH TIME

Mr Kenneth Mair has given more than 50 years service to the Royal Air Force and the Ministry of Defence; at the age of 73 he has decided to retire (for the fourth time) and work on improving his golf […]

The Golden Couple

Valerie and John Channon celebrated their Golden Wedding in style. The children at RAF Coningsby Nursery suprised them both by presenting them with cards which they had made. Wing Commander James Brayshaw, Officer Commanding Base Support Wing, presented them with […]

PADRE’S PIECE

SO LONG AND THANKS FOR ALL THE FISH… That’s it! I’m packing up, I’m off. 38 years, man and boy, and all the stages in between, a lifetime spent in and around the Air Force and it all finishes in […]

CONINGSBY PAYS TRIBUTE TO WARTIME HERO

Officers from RAF Coningsby recently acted as pall-bearers at the funeral service for a decorated RAF veteran, Mr Robert Wareing, on 14th December at Scunthorpe. During the early part of World War Two Mr Wareing flew as part of 106 […]

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