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PADDINGTON and the Tornado GR4

What does a small talking bear and the Tornado GR4 have in common, not a question that often appears in an aircraft capability brief? However those keen eyed amongst you that have been to see Paddington 2 following its recent […]


On 4 November, I made my way to RAF Halton, with apprehension as to what I had got myself into again, to participate in the 2017 Royal British Legion’s Festival of Remembrance, held annually at the Royal Albert Hall London. […]

RAFBF Charity Golf Tournament

On the 13th July 2017, the first annual RAF Benevolent Fund Golf Tournament was held here at RAF Marham’s golf club, with all proceeds raised by the event being donated to the Fund.  The RAFBF, as we know, helps support […]


To commemorate more than 100 years of military history in Western Europe, 10 personnel from IX(B) Squadron cycled 100 kilometres a day for 7 days across France, Belgium and Germany to learn more about the events that shaped the modern […]

RAF Marham wins prestigious award

RAF Marham have won The Firmin Sword of Peace Single Service Award for 2016. The award is given to the unit or establishment that is judged to have made the most valuable contribution to humanitarian activities by establishing good and […]


On the 17th August, 5 aircrew from IX(B) Sqn travelled to the National Police Air Service (NPAS) unit in Essex to understand how the Police Force use their airborne units and reconnaissance capabilities to maximum effect. After arriving at the […]

Swing to Success

Captains Charity day brings in £1600 for children with Cancer UK. Marham Golf Club held their annual Captain’s Day early July and a huge effort was made on the day bringing in over £1600 towards this years chosen charity, Children […]

Armed Forces Day at Wisbech

The RAF Marham RAFBF were invited to the Armed Forces Day at Wisbech. This was an excellent opportunity to raise awareness and raise some money for our RAF charity. Cpl Russell, A/Sgt Kennedy and myself decided to try and make […]


9 personnel represented RAF Marham Motocross club (MMXC) at the opening round of the 2017 RAF Off-Road Championship in January, held at Old Park Training Area in Canterbury, Kent.  The 4 day event consisted of track set up, covering around […]

Memorial Service for Squadron Commander Edwin Harris Dunning

Royal Navy personnel from the RAF Marham Met Office attended a memorial service in August to commemorate the death of Squadron Commander Edwin Harris Dunning DSC RNAS.  Sqn Cdr Dunning performed the first ever landing of an aircraft, a Sopwith […]

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