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RAF Marham Hosts Uniformed Services Course

Last month the station played host to a group of 38 students from the Uniformed Services Course from the College of West Anglia, in King’s Lynn and Wisbech and Easton and Otley College from Norwich. The students who visited the […]

News from the Lightning Base Team

Those of you with keen eyes may have noticed that on Friday 13 May 2016 work commenced on the demolition of Hangar 3. With Balfour Beatty and Anglia Demolition at the ready, Air Cdre Harv Smyth, Gp Capt Rich Davies and […]

RAF Marham Ironathon Exceeds Fundraising Target

Hot off the press, is the story that a team of able ironers from RAF Marham have exceeded their fundraising target by ironing shirts during a 24hr ‘Ironathon’.   The Ironathon which was the first charity event to kick off […]

Op TARVILLE Visit 2016

Following a tragic accident on 21 October 2015 at Redmere near Ely, when a United States Marine Corps F/A-18C crashed on Cambridgeshire farmland, members of the community who supported and assisted the military and emergency services were invited for a […]

Ben the Elephant’s Marathon Training 2016

RAF Benevolent Fund’s Ben Elephant marathon training starts in earnest! The official mascot of the RAF Benevolent Fund ‘Ben Elephant’ began his training this week in preparation for his first ever marathon. At RAF Marham the hardwork began in earnest […]

MARHAM AIR CADET REPORT 2015

MARHAM AIR CADET REPORT 2015

Formed in July 2009, Marham’s Air Cadet Flight celebrated six years of providing the RAF experience for the young people of the Marham area this year. During 2015, 864DF has offered an increasing amount of exciting opportunities for cadets. • […]

Annual Formal Inspection

Annual Formal Inspection

On what was probably one of the warmest November days in memory, RAF Marham had its Annual Formal Inspection by AOC 1 Gp, Air Vice Marshal Waterfall CBE RAF. During the inspection the Air Vice Marshal visited the Station Heritage […]

Remembrance Sunday At A Venue In Belgium

Remembrance Sunday At A Venue In Belgium

On 30 May 1940 a force of seventeen Wellington bombers (10 from 38 Sqn) from RAF Marham took off to provide close ground support to the British Expeditionary Force as they withdrew from the beaches of Dunkirk. Fg Off Vivian […]

RAF Marham Commemorates The Battle Of Britain

RAF Marham Commemorates The Battle Of Britain

Personnel from RAF Marham paraded at the City of Norwich last month to commemorate the 75th anniversary of the Battle of Britain and to exercise their Freedom of the City. Despite the inclement weather conditions, the crowds braved the rain […]

Tornado Tails Take To The Skies

Tornado Tails Take To The Skies

Royal Air Force Marham saw a historic event last month as four of its Tornado GR4 aircraft, alongside a fifth aircraft from RAF Lossiemouth, took part in a routine training sortie with a twist. Four of the jets carried a […]

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