The Commandant General of the Royal Auxiliary Air Force, Air Vice-Marshal Ranald Monro, was the principal guest at the annual Queen’s Volunteer Reserves Medal (QVRM) Association Dinner held at the RAF Club on 25th March 2022. Altogether, 52 serving and retired QVRM holders from all Services were present together with a small number of guests. The Association’s AGM took place before the meal where it was agreed , inter alia, that the RAF Club was a particularly convenient and popular venue for the annual Dinner and that it should be used again for future such get-togethers.
Following an excellent meal and proffering of the Loyal Toast, the Chairman, Brigadier Tony Verey, presented the Association with the framed original Badge of the Association which was designed and produced by the College of Arms. Air Vice-Marshal Monro then gave an illuminating and encouraging address about the current sate of, and future plans for, the reserve forces.
After the Dinner, attendees gathered in a private room with bar at the Club and discussed all manner of subjects until the early hours. Altogether, it was a most pleasant evening.