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Telemarking for the RAF Lions Roar Magazine

Telemarking for the RAF

Following up on last year’s successful foray into the world of competitive Telemark skiing, Flt Lt Clare Thomas leads a strong contingent from RAF Benson to the 2015 Inter-Services and the RAF Ski Championships. Never before has one mountain seen […]

Volunteering with the Gentle Giants Lions Roar Magazine

Volunteering with the Gentle Giants

Elephants World “Where we Work for the Elephants, and the Elephants Not for us” A holiday with a difference. Sgt Muzzlewhite from Air Traffic Control at RAF Benson chose to the spend four weeks of her Christmas holiday volunteering at […]

Station Sports Stars Honoured by Heroes Lions Roar Magazine

Station Sports Stars Honoured by Heroes

RAF Benson was honoured to host three heroic competitors from the Invictus Games, who presented the Station’s sports stars with awards in a special ceremony in the Officers’ Mess. Paul Vice MC, Craig Gadd and Andy Grant, who were all […]

Minister Visits Puma 2 Lions Roar Magazine

Minister Visits Puma 2

In October the Minister for Defence Equipment, Support and Technology paid a visit to RAF Benson to view the progress of the Puma 2 upgrade programme. Philip Dunne MP, the Minister for Defence Equipment, Support and Technology, visited the Station […]

Puma HC Mk2 The RWOETU Story... Lions Roar Magazine

Puma HC Mk2 The RWOETU Story…

As part of its commitment to Joint Helicopter Command, RAF Benson hosts the Rotary Wing Operational and Evaluation Training Unit (RWOETU) as a lodger unit on the base. A Tri-service  specialist unit split over two bases, RWOETU is dedicated to […]

Air Ambulance Receives Knock Out Donation Lons Roar Magazine

Air Ambulance Receives Knock Out Donation

After an extremely successful charity boxing tournament held in the Puma Force hangar in 2014, Sergeant Dave Hughes and Warrant Officer Eamon Geraghty were honoured to hand over a cheque for £2,000 to the Thames Valley and Chiltern Air Ambulance. […]

2015 Alpine challenege Lions Roar Magazine

2015 Alpine Challenge

RAF Benson makes its mark on the annual RAF Alpine Ski & Snowboard Championships The 2015 RAF Alpine Ski and Snowboard Championships were held between the 10th and 24th of January in the twin Austrian resorts of Saalbach-Hinterglemm. With a […]

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