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Successful Season for RAF and Army Water-ski and Wakeboard

Early September saw 50 RAF personnel from bases all over the UK and Europe train and compete in the week long Royal Air Force Championships behind the boat in Wakeboard, Water-ski Slalom and Jump. Hosted at SUWWC and working closely […]

THAMES PATH TREK

THAMES PATH TREK

On 17th September a group of nine personnel from RAF Benson and four cadets from Oxford University Air Squadron (OUAS) set out from RAF Benson with the aim of hiking the Thames Path from it’s source in the  Cotswolds back […]

EXERCISE SAVOIE OWL

EXERCISE SAVOIE OWL

The Joint Helicopter Command Headquarters conducted a road cycling tour in the Haute-Savoie region of the French Alps (12-20 Sep 14) to allow staff within JHC HQ to challenge themselves in the demanding terrain, whilst developing inter-departmental relationships and forming […]

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5 Regt AAC vs Irish Air Corps Cricket Match

You probably wouldn’t think of cricket when guessing the enduring activity that links 5 Regiment AAC and their Irish Air Corps neighbours south of the border. This is now the third year that 5AAC, with help from 38 Irish Brigade, […]

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Exercise caribbean wings

In January 2014 I had the privilege to deploy to the Island of St Lucia with 13 members of 3 Regt AAC for a sailing expedition around the Caribbean Islands. An amazing opportunity, but not an easy task, as eight […]

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Exercise White Knight 30

Each winter the British Army descends on the European Alps to train and compete in alpine ski racing. The AAC and RAC traditionally start the ski season off with Exercise White Knight; six weeks of training and competition in the […]

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ON YER BIKE JACK

Hope2Cycle is a charitable community partnership promoting cycling, recycling, health and well being in the beautiful area of North Dorset and beyond. It has a fantastically dedicated team of skilled and trained volunteers. For two years, personnel from the CHF […]

Sports & Charity Round-up

Detailed below is a summary of some sports and charity events undertaken by JHC personnel: Marathon des Sables 2013 was undertaken by both Capt Greg Conway from 144 Para Med Sqn and Capt Emma Lee Smith from 664 Sqn AAC. […]

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