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

Head of Establishment: Group Captain Suzanne N Perkins MA FCMI 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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Number 4624 Movements Squadron RAuxAF in Action at RIAT

Number 4624 (County of Oxford) Movements Squadron Royal Auxiliary Air Force in Action at RIAT

31 July 2015

A4 Force Units from Royal Air Force Brize Norton and Royal Air Force Wittering were the power behind the RAF presence at the 2015 Royal International Air Tattoo...

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HRH The Princess Royal Presents No. LXX Squadron with New Standard

Her Royal Highness The Princess Royal Presents Number LXX Squadron With New Standard

24 July 2015

On 23 July 2015, Her Royal Highness, The Princess Royal, attended the Re-formation Parade for Number LXX Squadron, at Royal Air Force Brize Norton. Princess Anne, Honorary Air Commodore to RAF Brize Norton was the Reviewing Officer for the parade and presented Number LXX Squadron with its new Standard...

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