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END OF OP HERRICK FAMILIES’ DAY WATTISHAM MARKS ROLE IN AFGHANISTAN OPERATIONS

END OF OP HERRICK FAMILIES’ DAY WATTISHAM MARKS ROLE IN AFGHANISTAN OPERATIONS

Soldiers who fly and maintain the Apache Attack Helicopter have joined with their families and contractors to mark their eight-year commitment to supporting British combat operations in Afghanistan. The Attack Helicopter Force deployed on Operation Herrick in 2006, flying in […]

WATTISHAM MINI CLUB WILL BE APPEARING AT THIS YEAR’S FAMILY OPEN DAY ON THE 22 JUL 2015 The Eagle Online

WATTISHAM MINI CLUB WILL BE APPEARING AT THIS YEAR’S FAMILY OPEN DAY ON THE 22 JUL 2015

This club was founded by LCpl Simon Jessop and David Allen in May 2014. This year will be our first fully active year. We did a charity run from the Wattisham airfield to Felixstowe sea front on the 4th July. […]

END OF OP HERRICK FAMILIES DAY CELEBRATION WEDNESDAY 22 JULY 2015 The Eagle Online

END OF OP HERRICK FAMILIES DAY CELEBRATION WEDNESDAY 22 JULY 2015

November 2014 marked the end of combat operations in Afghanistan, and the return of the final Wattisham based troops and aircraft from the country. The Station has supported Op HERRICK directly and indirectly since 2006, and to mark the huge […]

CHRISTMAS IS A TIME OF CELEBRATION Wattisham the eagle magazine

CHRISTMAS IS A TIME OF CELEBRATION

I always feel fascinated when Christmas is approaching because it brings to me a different atmosphere full of life, excitement and joy; in a time when everything seems to be dull, dark and dead. Its bright light and festive  spirit […]

Bike Ride 100

ROYAL BRITISH LEGION BIKE RIDE 100

We started nice and early on Saturday 14th June. What began as a pipe dream for Lcpl “Tony” Dadson had now become reality with a group of 9 riders leaving from Felixstowe RBL. The group was a mixture of cyclists […]

Gliding

SOARING SUCCESSES

We are extremely fortunate at Wattisham to have on station one of the Army’s two Gliding Clubs (the other being at Upavon airfield in Wiltshire). We have a fantastic fleet of aircraft, with two two-seater training gliders, two high performance […]

Cycle

LANDS END TO JOHN O’GROATS

The challenge was set, to break the 1000 mile mark and cycle from Lands End to John O’Groats in just 12 days. The team, formed by Capt Bate, was compiled of 8 cyclists and 5 support staff, lead by the […]

B FLT 22

B FLT 22 (SEARCH & RESCUE) SQN RAF

Well hello again from 22 Squadron Search & Occasionally Rescue. Hopefully you’re reading this sat in your deckchair, downing a refreshing glass of Pimms in the midst of a glorious British Summer, still reflecting why  England did not win the […]

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