The Queen and the Duke of Edinburgh visit Headley Court

QUEENThe Queen and the Duke toured the rehabilitation facilities, including the Waterloo Gym, where they watched patients taking part in gait re-education, group therapy, circuit sessions and prosthetic activity. After seeing the… More information.  If you are using a MOBILE DEVICE please use this link

RAF awards for work at the Olympics

ACM Sir Stephen Dalton has presented 17 awards and personally thanked 100s of personnel for their work a the games. He said: “With the Olympics, Her Majesty the Queen’s Diamond Jubilee and our round-the-clock operations, overseas and at home, I could not be more proud of the dedicated and professional young men and women of the RAF and of course the families and friends that support them – well done and thank you all…More information »

‘Our Greatest Team’ Parade in London

The Armed Forces have been honoured to take part in ‘Our Greatest Team Parade’ yesterday. Serving and former members of the Armed Forces have competed in both the Olympic and Paralympic Games, but the Armed Forces contribution to London 2012 has been widespread and extensive.Some 18,200 members of the British Armed Forces have supported the Games, providing air, land and maritime expertise…More information »

General Parker sums up The Armed Forces contribution to the Games

Commander Land Forces Gen Sir Nick Parker has reflected on the contribution Britain’s Armed Forces have made to the success of the Olympic and Paralympic Games. Gen Parker said: The contact with the public has been invigorating. The bond between the public and Services has been strengthened, the Armed Forces’ contribution to homeland operations recognised and the value of military career reinforced…More information »

Paralympic Medal Winner thanks her RAF Coach

A RAF sergeant has had the honour of raising a Paralympic Union Flag at the Olympic Stadium for a medal-winning Team GB athlete she coached. Five years ago Sgt Thomas helped establish the Suffolk Spartans Powerlifting Club. A young athlete, Zoe Newson joined and was coached by Sgt Thomas. The same Zoe Newson went on to win the bronze medal in the 40kg class of the women’s powerlifting at the Games…More information »

Speed of a different kind for Sir Chris Hoy

Six-time Olympic gold medalist Sir Chris Hoy has experienced speed of a different kind with a flight in a RAF Typhoon multi-role combat aircraft of 6 Sqn during a visit to RAF Leuchars. Sir Chris said: “I am absolutely delighted to have had such a warm welcome to what is a very busy RAF station. It was also great to meet young people and families who live on the station…sometimes forget the families who are left behind…More information »

An ‘Overwhelming’ Thank You to the Armed Forces

Members of the public have posted messages in their thousands to thank the Armed Forces’ for their contribution to the London 2012 Olympics. A MoD spokesman said: “The support and appreciation shown has been overwhelming”. Natasha Peters wrote: “It couldn’t of happened with out u all there. Thanks girls and guys, u did great as always, u should be very proud of urselves as should the whole of the UK…More information »

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