Welcome to RAF Brize Norton

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The RAF Brize Norton Station Commander Group Captain Support

Welcome to RAF Brize Norton from

The Station Commander: Group Captain Simon S Edwards MA RAF

Group Captain Support: Group Captain Suzanne N Perkins MA MCMI RAF

Station Badge: Depicts a knight’s helmet in front of a castle gateway to symbolize the Gateway to Operations.

Station Motto: “Transire Confidenter” – Move with confidence

Our mission is: 'Deliver Together Safely'

RAF Brize Norton is the largest station in the Royal Air Force with approximately 5800 Service Personnel, 1200 contractors and 300 Civilian staff members. The Station is home to the RAF's Strategic and Tactical Air Transport (AT) and Air-to-Air Refuelling (AAR) forces, as well as host to many lodger and reserve units. With its mixed fleet of aircraft, RAF Brize Norton provides rapid global mobility in support of UK overseas operations and exercises, as well as AAR support for fast jet aircraft both on operations and in support of UK Homeland Defence.

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Latest News

Number 501 Squadron - First Recruit Graduations

RAF Reserves Logistics - Number 501 Squadron - First Recruit Graduation

24 February 2015

On Saturday, 21 February 2015, the graduation of three Number 501 (County of Gloucester) Squadron Royal Auxiliary Air Force personnel took place, following successful completion of their Basic Recruit Training Course...

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RAF Brize Norton Armourers Row for Charity

RAF Brize Norton Armourers Row to France and back on a machine

13 February 2015

On the 31st January, 2015, Armament personnel from RAF Brize Norton employed a rowing machine to row the equivalent of the distance between Dover and Calais, and then back again!

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Information regarding the repatriation of British Armed forces personnel killed in service.

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View and read about the aircraft based here and follow links to the Squadrons which operate them.

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