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Virgin London Marathon Assistance

Early on Sun 26 Apr 15, a team from RAF Halton made their way to London to assist with the Virgin London Marathon 2015. The team was made up from Station Personnel, TAC, RTS and SMTW who had to all […]

RTS re-energises Welfare Facilities

Recruit Training Squadron has seen a huge improvement to its welfare facilities recently with the opening of the Roundel Centre on the RTS site. A nonalcoholic relaxation area above the Henderson Mess, it is available to up to 100 young […]

RAF Halton celebrate the Freedom of Dacorum Borough

With the Queen’s Colour flying, drums beating and bayonets fixed, personnel from RAF Halton exercised their right to the Freedom of Dacorum Borough in the town of Hemel Hempstead. Musical accompaniment was from the band of the Royal Air Force […]

Army lends a hand at Lister Lines

The Assault Pioneers of 2 Mercians arrived at RAF Halton this week to take the lead on a joint project to renovate the WW1 training trenches in a quiet copse behind Initial Force Protection Training hangar (IFPT). Having taken a […]

Mark Webber presents inaugural RTS Award

Former Formula One racing driver and current Porsche Endurance team member Mark Webber visited Recruit Training Squadron, RAF Halton on 5th May 15, witnessing the graduation of No. 545 Arnold Intake. During the parade Mr Webber inaugurated the ‘Most Inspirational […]

SSAFA at RAF Halton

  SSAFA is a registered charity that was formed in 1885; we are part of the worldwide network of SSAFA Service Volunteers. The RAF Halton committee, formed September 2010, is made up entirely of volunteers from the RAF Halton Community […]

Saddle Club reopens its stable door after refurbishment

  The Saddle Club has recently undergone a refurbishment and has reopened the doors to old and new members. The club had been closed for a period of time due to staff shortages but now new life has been breathed […]

Initial Military Fitness (IMF)

  Recruit Training Squadron (RTS) Physical Training staff have introduced a new form of Physical Training (PT) for phase one trainees. The main aim of Initial Military Fitness (IMF) is to assist in achieving the transformation of a recruit from […]

Pride as Second Son Graduates

  Flight Sergeant Andy Cairns from the Force Development Flight at RAF Halton attended the Graduation Parade of 539 Thompson Intake to watch his son, Tom, graduate. This is the second time he has watched a son graduate from Recruit […]

RAF Halton Play Park Project

On the 4 February 2015, the RAF Halton Station Commander, Group Captain Adrian Burns, officially declared the long awaited Play Park Project open. The requirement for the project was first highlighted by the RAF Halton Youth Club who  were comparing […]

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