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Halloween Fun at RAF Honington

During October half term the critters and ghouls from Airplay at RAF Honington dressed up and joined our spooktacular Halloween fun day. We had lots of fun carving pumpkin lanterns, making slimy shaving foam ghosts, and getting messy with pumpkin […]

THE RAF HONINGTON VOLUNTARY BAND

The RAF Honington Voluntary Band has had an extremely busy few months. The release from many of the COVID-19 restrictions and subsequent ability to hold Mess Functions and Parades has kept our Bandmaster Paul Jackson a busy chap. Getting a […]

Farewell 27 Squadron RAF Regt

RAF Honington has bid farewell to Number 27 Squadron RAF Regiment as their disbandment parade took place on 6 Oct 21. The Parade was led by Squadron Leader James Baldwin with Air Vice Marshall A K Gillespie as the Reviewing […]

RAF Honington Civil Servant; Viking Veteran takes on His World Record for charity

Wayne Harrod (52) of Logistics Support Flight (LSF) is taking on his UCI Para cyclist MC4 (low limb disability category) Hour World Record at Derby Velodrome on 15 Jan 2022. Wayne served 24yrs in 1st Battalion The Royal Anglian Regiment […]

Allied Command Operations 2020 Military Member of the Year

Congratulations to Squadron Leader Dan Quai on receipt of his award for Military Member of the Year 2020 (Junior Officer Category). The award is designed to recognize the excellence of Allied Command Operations troops across all warfare areas, commands and […]

SPECIAL BIRTHDAY VISIT FOR ORIGINAL RAF REGIMENT GUNNER

The latest RAF Regiment Gunners were privileged to be joined by one of the very first in attendance for the Graduation of TG Course 6-20 on 12 August. John Mace of Salford, Manchester was delighted to spend his 100th birthday […]

TRAINING WING

With Spring well and truly arrived and the potential of a less restrictive Summer ahead, there are new beginnings everywhere in Training Wing with new personalities and new ideas in Regiment Training Squadrons (RTS). Here we take a look at […]

THE SECRET LIFE OF CURLEWS AT RAF HONINGTON

You may not realise it, but RAF Honington is home to a number of exciting bird species. Harry Ewing reports on his PhD research, studying our important population of Eurasian Curlews, a species of major conservation concern in the UK. […]

NEW BIKES FOR THE STATION

With help from the RAF Central Fund The RAF Honington Cycling Club has received 4 brand new bikes with a grant from the RAF Central Fund, just in time for the Club to get ‘back on track’ as Covid restrictions […]

MENTAL HEALTH AWARENESS

The RAF Honington Mental Health Network supported the Mental Health Foundation Awareness Week 10 -16 May. We provided Commanders and line managers with the information to help their employees that may be dealing with mental health. We focused on employees […]

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