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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Air Tattoo Prepares for Vulcan’s Last Hurrah

Vulcan Final Season

18 May 2015

This summer will see one of the most iconic aircraft of the past 60 years make its last ever Royal International Air Tattoo appearance...

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Members of Number 501 Squadron RAuxAF Attend Remembrance Events in the Netherlands

Number 501 Squadron commemoration events in the Netherlands

14 May 2015

Recently, members of Number 501 (County of Gloucester) Logistics Support Squadron, Royal Auxiliary Air Force, which is based at RAF Brize Norton, were in the Netherlands taking part in commemoration events connected with World War II...

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

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