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Marathon Row on Behalf of Children’s Charity Chicks

During the 2013 London marathon, Lt Col Steve Hussey RM took on the mammoth challenge of rowing a marathon on an indoor rowing machine to raise money for South-West children’s charity CHICKS (Country Holidays for Inner City Kids). CHICKS is […]

Benson Raises Funds for Comic Relief

Personnel from across RAF Benson took on challenges to raise funds for this year’s Comic Relief campaign. On 9th March, more than a dozen aircrew and engineers from 230 Sqn travelled to Wallingford Railway Station to pull ‘Ivor’ the Engine […]

RAF Odiham Foodbank Campaign

RAF Odiham have held Station-wide campaign in support of North Hampshire foodbanks. The concept was simple: Collect food from RAF Odiham personnel and deliver it to local foodbanks, specifically the Andover and Basingstoke branches. The idea came from Sqn Ldr […]

Medics Train at Home to Support Aid Agencies Overseas

Airborne medics have trained to support aid agencies to help tackle natural disasters by working with a charity in Colchester. 16 Med Regt is part of 16 Air Assault Brigade and could find itself tasked to carry out Humanitarian Assistance […]

And the Winner Is…

Sporting heroes were honoured at the annual RAF Benson 2012 Sports Personality of the Year Awards ceremony, with help from Olympic rower Peter Chambers and Team GB Hockey players Ashleigh Ball, Anne Panter, Chloe Rogers and Nicola White. Guests of […]

Army Boxers Begin Title Challenge

Airborne soldiers have thrown the first punches in their assault on the Army boxing championships, a competition which they have traditionally dominated. Three of the six teams competing in this year’s Army Major Units Boxing Championship are from 16 Air […]

Hoofing Time for Naval Aviator at the London International Horse Show

Lt Stephen Currie RN was jumping for joy at this year’s prestigious International Horse Show at Olympia where he was the sole Royal Navy entrant battling it out against the cream of the Army riders at the Service Jumping Champs. […]

Soldiers & Students Row Around the Clock for Charity

Despite freezing temperatures in December, teams of soldiers and students rowed round the clock at Colchester’s Lion Walk Shopping Centre to raise money for local, military and student charities and build links between Colchester Garrison and University of Essex. The […]

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