War Hero Receives Overdue Medal

Flight Lieutenant John Cruickshank (Retd) who is 103 years old is the sole surviving holder of  the Victoria Cross from World War 2.

Top Award for Dowding Scholarship Winner

The Dowding Scholarship is a Chief of the Air Staff initiative which encourages, inter alia, members of the Royal Auxiliary Air Force to undertake a course of advanced study.

Centenary Dinner

A Dinner commemorating  the Centenary of the founding of the Royal Auxiliary Air Force was held at Royal Air Force Cranwell on 28th  February 2024.

614 Squadron’s Tribute to RAuxAF 100

At a moving Service held on 1st February 2024 at in Cathays Park in Cardiff’s Civic Centre, 614 (County of Glamorgan) Squadron planted a flowering cherry tree to mark the centenary of the Royal Auxiliary Air Force and also the 10th anniversary of the Squadron’s reformation.

Locomotive Naming Ceremony Part 2

In early 2023, a Trustee of the RAuxAF Foundation, Squadron Leader Alfie Hall, worked in partnership with the Nene Valley Railway and the Battle of Britain Locomotive Society to rename the steam engine “92 Squadron” as “Royal Auxiliary Air Force”. 

RAF Brize Norton’s Parachuting Reservists

In September 2023, as part of an adventurous training exercise, four members of 4624 Movements Squadron and three from 501 Logistics Support Squadron attended a parachute training course at the Army Air Training Wing at Airfield Camp, Netheravon.

Lord Selkirk

On 28th November 2023,  The Right Honourable Lord Selkirk of Douglas (James Douglas Hamilton) died in hospital in Edinburgh after a short illness.

KVRM / QVRM Dinner at Windsor Castle

On Saturday 2nd September, members of the King’s Volunteer Reserves Medal Association (KVRM), formerly the Queen’s Volunteer Reserves Medal Association (QVRM), and their partners gathered at Windsor Castle for a very special event.

An Unknown Airman and a Remarkable Lady

On 10th September 2023, at All Saints’ Church in Staplehurst, Kent, the Rector, Revd Silke Tetzlaff, officiated at the Parish’s annual Battle of Britain Memorial Service.