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Welcome to RAF Valley

The Station Commander: Group Captain Peter Cracroft MA BEng RAF

The aim of this Station is:

- To train future fast jet aircrew

- To train Search and Rescue pilots and crew

- To save lives through Search and Rescue Operations.

The majority of sorties flown from RAF Valley are Hawk TMk2 operations executed by IV(R) Squadron and 208 Squadron.

The Station is proud to support operational Search and Rescue (SAR) operations with C Flight of 22 Squadron and SAR Training carried out by the SAR Training Unit (SARTU), flying Griffin and Augusta AW139 Helicopters.

In the fulfillment of this task, we are by far the busiest Station in the Royal Air Force

Latest News

RAF Valley Gain Golds At Island Games

Island Games Teaser

24 July 2015

RAF VALLEY personnel secured an impressive medal haul for Ynys Mon (Anglesey) at the recent NatWest Island Games with two golds and a bronze, representing almost 40% of the Ynys Mon medal total

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Battle of Britain

22 July 2015

RAF Valley has helped the Royal Mail unveil a new collection of six special stamps to mark the 75th anniversary of the Battle of Britain.

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