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RAF Wittering Family’s Day

Article posted: Aug 11, 2011 by Sqn Ldr Wilson

RAF Wittering recently held a family’s day for its station’s staff, their families and representatives of the local community were also invited to join them for the event. 2425 squadron staff and cadets participated with several other cadet squadrons to aid the event’s running such as being car parking marshals and setting up/taking down stalls.

“I thoroughly enjoyed talking to the station staff to get a true insight to RAF life” said Corporal Breckles.

2425 thoroughly enjoyed the day, which included many stalls and aircraft displays such as the Vulcan bomber and the exhilarating Red Arrows. Cadets also had the chance to get a close up with the latest military equipment and find out what life is like in the RAF. Towards the end of an eventful day, 2425 had a group photo with RAF Wittering’s harrier in the background which until recently was stationed at RAF Wittering.

“The day was extremely interesting and taught me a lot about military life – past and present. There was a stall displaying world war two weaponry and equipment which you could compare to modern day equipment that the RAF were displaying. We also got a chance to sit in the vehicles used in combat and look at several weapons that are being used in Afghanistan at the moment.” Said Sergeant Mullis