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Royal Air Force Queen's Birthday Honours List 2020

APPOINTMENTS TO THE MILITARY DIVISION OF THE MOST HONOURABLE ORDER OF THE BATH

 

As Knight Grand Cross (GCB)

Air Chief Marshal Sir S. J. HILLIER KCB CBE DFC

 

As Knight Commander (KCB)

Air Chief Marshal M. WIGSTON CBE

 

As Companions (CB)

Air Vice-Marshal C. R. ELLIOT CBE

Air Vice-Marshal H. SMYTH OBE DFC

 

APPOINTMENTS TO AND PROMOTIONS IN THE MILITARY DIVISION OF THE MOST EXCELLENT ORDER OF THE BRITISH EMPIRE

 

As Commanders (CBE)

Air Commodore P. H. LLOYD

Air Vice-Marshal C. J. MOORE

Air Commodore S. N. PERKINS

Group Captain D. J. STARTUP

Group Captain (now Air Commodore) I. J. TOWNSEND

 

As Officers (OBE)

Group Captain C. E. BAKER

Wing Commander (now Group Captain) J. R. BUTCHER

Group Captain M. C. FENLON

Wing Commander N. D. C. GREEN

Group Captain S. M. PHYTHIAN ARRC

Group Captain I. J. SHARROCKS

 

As Members (MBE)

Squadron Leader (now Wing Commander) B. R. ALCOCK

Warrant Officer S. E. CATTERALL

Wing Commander N. J. CLAYTON

Corporal G. J. CROOT

Squadron Leader (now Wing Commander) S. ENGLISH

Squadron Leader M. D. FAULDS

Wing Commander B. R. G. GOODWIN

Flight Lieutenant A. K. HARGREAVES

Senior Aircraftman (now acting Corporal) L. A. HART

Flight Sergeant A. LILLEY

Squadron Leader S. N. MOORE

Squadron Leader D. W. MULVANEY 

Squadron Leader J. PALMER

Corporal V. A. PENTON

Warrant Officer M. R. PRICE

Squadron Leader S. M. STOWERS

Squadron Leader M. T. SYMONS

Squadron Leader A. G. F. THOMPSON

Sergeant Mark A. WILMAN

 

ROYAL RED CROSS

 

As Ordinary Associate Royal Red Cross (ARRC)

Flight Lieutenant J. MCKINNON

 

PROMOTIONS IN AND APPOINTMENTS TO THE CIVILIAN DIVISION OF THE MOST EXCELLENT ORDER OF THE BRITISH EMPIRE

 

British Empire Medal

Mr D. BROWN

Mr C. R. J. CHARLTON

 

MERITORIOUS SERVICE MEDAL, CAS, DEPUTY COMMANDERS’ AND AOC COMMENDATIONS

 

3 Flying Training School

 

AOC 22 Gp Commendation

Flight Lieutenant A. G. ELLIS

Flight Lieutenant N. C. HEANEY

Flight Lieutenant P. S. MOSS FTRS

Flight Lieutenant D. G. A. ROWE

Sub-Lieutenant D. M. CAMP

Mr D. ARCH

 

90 Signals Unit

 

Meritorious Service Medal

Warrant Officer A. D. BOWMAN MBE

 

DCom Ops Commendation

Sergeant M. MACONNACHIE

           

AOC 38 Gp Commendation

Flight Sergeant P. A. BRACE

Sergeant D. G. JAMES

Corporal S. SHARDLOW

Senior Aircraftman (Technician) C. L. BRANDON

Senior Aircraftman (Technician) S. A. K. FIELD

Mrs K. JEFFREY

 

Team Commendation

AEF Installation Maintenance Team - Salt Lake Site, Cyprus

 

Chief of Staff Capability

 

DCom Cap Team Commendation

Typhoon Programme Management Office

 

AOC 22 Gp Commendation

Flight Sergeant (now acting Master Aircrew) R. E. LINFOOT

 

HQ 2 Group

 

AOC 2 Gp Commendation

Squadron Leader T. C. TWAITE

 

HQ 11 Group

 

Meritorious Service Medal

Master Aircrew T. T. WILSON

 

Air Officer A4

 

Comd UKStratCom Commendation

Squadron Leader J. A. SYMONS

 

DCom Ops Commendation

Chief Technician A. J. CLARKE

 

AOC 38 Gp Commendation

Sergeant R. V. MERRY

 

Air Officer A6

 

AOC 38 Gp Commendation

Mr B. BUCK

 

Team Commendations

CompuSec HLVA Team

591 SU Cyber Reserves

 

Air Officer Medical Operations

 

Meritorious Service Medal

Warrant Officer 1 (now Flight Lieutenant) N. A. BUXTON

Sergeant K. J. W. TILDESLEY

 

DCom Ops Commendation

Flight Lieutenant A. R. DODD

 

Team Commendation

Tactical Medical Wing Aeromed Squadron

 

AOC 38 Gp Commendation

Squadron Leader S. M. WHEELER

Warrant Officer W. HUGHES

Corporal H. C. PARKER FTRS

Corporal (now acting Sergeant) C. M. TAYLOR

Ms K. SAGE

 

Team Commendations

Infection Prevention Control Flight, Tactical Medical Wing

HQ AIR Medical Operations Team

Aeromedical Evacuation Control Centre

Capability and Sustainment Squadron, Tactical Medical Wing

 

ACOS Career Management

 

DCom Cap Commendation

Miss L. GILLMAN

 

Team Commendations

Terms and Conditions of Service

HQ AIR Reserves Team

Career Management Aircrew Rejoiners Team

 

ACOS Operations

 

CAS Commendation

Senior Aircraftman S. J. PAVLOVSKIS

 

AOC 11 Gp Commendation

Senior Aircraftman T. WEAVER RAuxAF

 

Team Commendation

B Flight - Air & Space Intelligence Centre

 

ACOS Air Infrastructure

 

Meritorious Service Medal

Warrant Officer A. HORNBY

 

ACOS Personnel Delivery

 

CAS Commendation

Squadron Leader K. P. E. CLARKSON

 

ACOS Personnel Policy

 

DCom Cap Team Commendation

The Compulsory Drug Testing Team

 

ACOS Workforce Requirements and Reserves

 

AOC 2 Gp Commendation

Squadron Leader N. A. DAVIS

 

Chief of Staff Air

 

AOC 38 Gp Commendation

Squadron Leader M. REED

 

Head of Media & Communications

 

AOC 11 Gp Commendation

Squadron Leader S. G. SMITH

 

Joint Force Air Component Commander

 

DCom Ops Commendation

Major N. S. THOMAS MBE

 

AOC 2 Gp Commendation

Squadron Leader A. C. EDGECOMBE

 

RAF Safety Centre

 

AOC 22 Gp Commendation

Chief Technician (now acting Flight Sergeant) P. LLEWELLIN

 

Space & Battlespace Management Force Commander

 

Meritorious Service Medal

Warrant Officer N. OWEN

Warrant Officer D. D. ROBINSON

Warrant Officer R. WILSON

 

AOC 11 Gp Commendation

Sergeant D. J. HAYGARTH RAuxAF

 

Team Commendations

ASACS Operational Conversion Unit Concept Development Team

Battlespace Management Operations Wing Plans Section

 

HQ Air Cadets Cranwell    

 

CAS Commendation

Warrant Officer D. N. SHORT

           

DCom Ops Team Commendation

RAF Air Cadets Security Team

 

AOC 22 Gp Commendation

Squadron Leader H. J. PORIA

Flight Lieutenant E. CARR

Flight Lieutenant W. A. TAYLOR

 

Team Commendation

Cadet Portal Project Team

 

HQ RAF Recruiting and Selection

 

CAS Commendation

Sergeant S. A. BRAMLEY FTRS

Sergeant M. GILMOUR

Senior Aircraftman (Technician) (now acting Corporal) E. J. HODGES

 

DCom Cap Commendation

Sergeant G. A. SMITH

 

Team Commendation

AFCO Portsmouth

 

AOC 38 Gp Commendation

Sergeant D. T. BUDZISZEWSKI

Corporal M. OLDFIELD

Mr C. FADDY

Mr D. SMITH

 

Air & Space Warfare Centre

 

CAS Commendation

Warrant Officer P. J. STANLEY PTVR

 

DCom Ops Commendation

Squadron Leader R. M. DODD

 

AOC 1 Gp Commendation

Flight Lieutenant S. J. K. COTTON

Flight Lieutenant L. S. MARTIN

Sergeant S. FIELD FTRS

Petty Officer E. HOLMES

Acting Corporal L. SHEARER

 

Team Commendations

HMS QUEEN ELIZABETH Phase 2 SHOL Team

Phenom Trial CLOSE ENCOUNTERS Team

 

Commandant Defence College of Logistics, Policing and Administration

 

CAS Commendation

Corporal S. C. SEWELL

 

CO Defence Animal Training Regiment Melton Mowbray

 

Meritorious Service Medal

Flight Sergeant (now Warrant Officer) J. E. TANNER

 

Defence College of Technical Training

 

Meritorious Service Medal

Warrant Officer S. G. BROTHERS

 

CAS Commendation

Ms J. RAY

 

DCom Ops Commendation

Corporal K. D. ROGERS

Mr T. E. DAVIES

 

AOC 22 Gp Commendation

Acting Lieutenant Commander (now Lieutenant Commander) J. C. K. MEHTA

Lieutenant R. GREGG

Petty Officer R. HUNTER

Sergeant R. R. TRAVIS FTRS

Senior Aircraftman (Technician) (now acting Corporal) C. P. RODD

Mrs S. HERRING

Mr C. PILGRIM

Mrs M. K. SMYTH

Mrs S. TRUBRIDGE

 

Team Commendations

No 4 School of Technical Training Ofsted Inspection Support Team

RNAESS Survival Equipment Training Team

           

Commandant Defence School of Transport Leconfield

 

Meritorious Service Medal

Flight Sergeant (now acting Warrant Officer) P. E. MARLEY

 

Head Office, Ministry of Defence 

 

Meritorious Service Medal

Warrant Officer G. C. LOCKE

 

DCom Ops Commendation

Warrant Officer C. COOPER

 

DCom Cap Commendation

Squadron Leader M. J. FOUNTAIN

 

AOC 1 Gp Commendation

Squadron Leader (now Wing Commander) J. A. S. FURNESS

 

UK Strategic Command     

 

Meritorious Service Medal

Warrant Officer N. CAMPBELL

Warrant Officer J. D. HILLMAN

Master Aircrew D. A. WRAY

Flight Sergeant K. J. McKEE

Flight Sergeant J. W. PUTLAND

 

DCom Ops Commendation

Reverend (Squadron Leader) D. C. HASLAM

Flight Lieutenant (now Squadron Leader) D. G. TIPLER

Flight Sergeant S. REZAZADEH-WILSON

Senior Aircraftman R. L. TOBIAS

 

AOC 1 Gp Commendation

Flight Lieutenant C. J. HALLWORTH

Senior Aircraftman K. N. PARSONAGE

 

AOC 2 Gp Commendation

Flight Sergeant S. H. A. WRIGHT

 

AOC 11 Gp Commendation

Flying Officer (now acting Flight Lieutenant) I. J. BENNEYWORTH

 

AOC 22 Gp Commendation

Flight Sergeant (now acting Warrant Officer) K. J. RIDDLE

 

Commander Joint Helicopter Command

 

Meritorious Service Medal

Warrant Officer L. D. SIMPSON

 

CAS Commendation

Senior Aircraftman B. RAI

 

AOC 2 Gp Commendation

Squadron Leader J. J. TURNER

Flight Sergeant P. A. McGUIRE

Flight Sergeant O. THORNTON

Sergeant S. GOODHALL

Senior Aircraftman V. L. HOLLEY-ROWE

Dr P. NAIDOO

 

Team Commendations

RAF Benson C4i Projects Team

RAF Benson Survival Equipment Section

The Grimshaws, RAF Odiham

 

MOD Abbey Wood – Defence Equipment & Support

 

DCom Ops Commendation

Squadron Leader R. HARNETT

 

AOC 1 Gp Commendation

Flight Lieutenant A. HENDERSON

 

AOC 2 Gp Commendation

Squadron Leader A. M. WOOD

 

MOD Abbey Wood – DFT

 

DCom Ops Team Commendation

WESTERN HAWK 19 Public Relations Team

 

AOC 22 Gp Commendation

Flight Lieutenant J. L. ROBERTS

Corporal M. J. CHICK

 

Team Commendations

Central Flying School Multi Engine and Rearcrew Examiners

Standards Flight, 72 Squadron

 

Naval Secretary

 

AOC 1 Gp Commendation

Lieutenant T. D. EELES

 

AOC 22 Gp Commendation

Lieutenant I. M. FRITH

 

RAF Boulmer           

 

Meritorious Service Medal

Flight Sergeant G. L. SAYER

 

DCom Ops Commendation

Corporal (now acting Sergeant) G. STEPHENSON

 

AOC 11 Gp Commendation

Flight Lieutenant S. J. BARON

Flight Lieutenant A. LEWIS FTRS

 

RAF Brize Norton   

 

Meritorious Service Medal

Master Aircrew D. McLEAN

 

DCom Ops Commendation

Squadron Leader A. H. DOWDS

Flight Lieutenant D. M. HARRISON FTRS

Chief Technician S. L. RAE

Corporal (now acting Sergeant) J. E. MORTIMER

 

DCom Cap Commendation

Squadron Leader S. M. PEARSON

 

AOC 2 Gp Commendation

Squadron Leader L. J. HOWELL RAFVR

Flight Lieutenant C. A. ALTASS

Flight Lieutenant A. J. BELL

Flight Lieutenant T. J. MOUNTNEY

Flight Sergeant G. M. SLATER

Sergeant M. L. ATKINSON

Leading Aircraftman (now Senior Aircraftman) J. P. GRIFFIN

 

Team Commendations

Fuels and Lubricants Flight - Training and Standards Section

On-Time Performance Team

 

AOC 22 Gp Commendation

Sergeant (now acting Flight Sergeant) R. A. J. WHITLOCK

 

AOC 38 Gp Commendation

Flight Lieutenant E. J. CAMPBELL

Corporal S. D. HODGSON

 

RAF Coningsby      

 

Meritorious Service Medal

Warrant Officer S. M. VINE

 

DCom Ops Commendation

Mr R. VAUVERT

 

AOC 1 Gp Commendation

Flying Officer C. R. WROOT

Flight Sergeant M. J. FIELDS

Chief Technician A. BACKHOUSE FTRS

Sergeant (now Chief Technician) D. R. LANE

Sergeant C. P. ATKINS

Corporal T. C. GARNER

 

Team Commendation

Air Traffic Control Squadron

 

AOC 2 Gp Commendation

Senior Aircraftman J. M. DAY

 

RAF College Cranwell       

 

DCom Ops Commendation

Squadron Leader D. J. WHEELER

Ms G. GEORGE

 

AOC 22 Gp Commendation

Warrant Officer S. P. JOHNSON FTRS

Warrant Officer D. L. PERRETT

Flight Sergeant M. A. BROOKS FTRS

Mrs W. SHIPPEY

 

RAF Fylingdales

 

AOC 11 Gp Commendation

Flight Lieutenant R. A. WEEKS FTRS

 

RAF Halton

 

CAS Commendation

Warrant Officer G. C. EDWARDS FTRS

Acting Corporal H. L. RIMMER

 

AOC 22 Gp Commendation

Squadron Leader P. CHEGWIDDEN FTRS

Flight Lieutenant T. M. BEDDOW

 

Team Commendation

Regional Medical Centre

 

RAF Henlow

 

AOC 2 Gp Team Commendation

RAF Henlow Communications Information Systems Team

 

RAF High Wycombe

 

VCDS Commendation

Wing Commander S. NEASHAM

 

AOC 38 Gp Commendation

Ms D. BOWMAN

 

Team Commendation

RAF High Wycombe Building 47 Change Team

 

RAF Honington

 

Meritorious Service Medal

Warrant Officer R. J. COOKE

 

CAS Commendation

Sergeant Z. C. McINTOSH

 

DCom Ops Team Commendation

RAF Henlow COVID-19 Planning Team

 

AOC 2 Gp Commendation

Flight Lieutenant R. CHAPPELL

Warrant Officer I. R. M. GALLOWAY MBE

Flight Sergeant B. G. C. JONES

Flight Sergeant T. J. REEVES

Sergeant (now acting Flight Sergeant) A. E. BROWN

Acting Corporal (now Corporal) M. J. FARMER

Lance Corporal C. BROWN

Senior Aircraftman (now Lance Corporal) J. SKILLICORN

Senior Aircraftman E. AHERN

 

Team Commendations

RAF Honington Accounts Flight

Air Land Integration Cell Jordanian Short-Term Training Teams

 

AOC 38 Gp Commendation

Corporal (now acting Sergeant) C. L. WEBBER

 

RAF Leeming          

 

DCom Ops Commendation

Corporal B. S. HAYES

Miss R. TAYLOR

 

Team Commendation

Continuous Improvement Team

 

AOC 1 Gp Commendation

Flight Lieutenant D. A. BUTLER

Flight Lieutenant G. H. REES

Sergeant S. L. MARRIS

Corporal A. F. RUTTER

 

Team Commendations

Air Traffic Control Squadron

Exercise Support Team, Operations Squadron

RAF Leeming COVID-19 Support Cell

RAF Leeming Soft Facilities Management Team

 

RAF Lossiemouth

 

Meritorious Service Medal

Warrant Officer M. N. HANNEN

Warrant Officer T. WALKER

Flight Sergeant R. A. GRIMSHAW-ELSE

 

DCom Ops Team Commendation

1435 Flight Engineering Team

 

AOC 1 Gp Commendation

Squadron Leader N. D. McGUIGAN

Squadron Leader G. WILLIAMS

Flight Lieutenant D. J. CHORLEY

Flight Sergeant N. M. HAGEN

Sergeant (now Chief Technician) K. P. BROWN

Sergeant K. A. GRAY

Sergeant A. A. NICOL

Sergeant R. C. SMITH

Corporal (now acting Sergeant) D. J. PEARSON-BRAND

Corporal H. L. THOMAS

 

Team Commendations

Junior Ranks' Entertainments Committee, Base Support Wing

Leuchars Diversion Airfield and Space Operations Specialist Team

 

RAF Marham

 

Meritorious Service Medal

Flight Sergeant J. T. HARRY

 

DCom Ops Commendation

Warrant Officer 1 M. FAIRBANK

           

AOC 1 Gp Commendation

Acting Commander (now Commander) N. R. TWIGG

Squadron Leader I. F. PICKERING

Flight Lieutenant N. A. DEARDEN

Flight Sergeant I. G. STOCKER

Acting Flight Sergeant (now Sergeant) K. M. SIDDLE

Sergeant P. McLEAN FTRS

Corporal T. B. MILLS

 

Team Commendations

Lightning Team UK

COVID-19 Cell, Personnel Services Flight

Facility Supervisors and Accommodation Cell

 

RAF Northolt

 

Meritorious Service Medal

Flight Sergeant (now Warrant Officer) J. R. HICKS

 

DCom Ops Commendation

Flight Lieutenant N. M. COWEN

 

AOC 2 Gp Commendation

Chief Technician (now acting Flight Sergeant) C. L. CRAGGS

Sergeant M. McROBBIE

Corporal S. L. COTTON

 

Team Commendations

RAF Northolt Police and Security Flight

Number 32 (The Royal) Squadron Cabin Crew

 

AOC 38 Gp Commendation

Sergeant H. S. ROSENTAHL

 

RAF Police   

 

AOC 2 Gp Commendation

Flight Sergeant H. A. LACEY

Sergeant R. T. McDOWALL

Sergeant I. A. NEWBY RAFVR

Sergeant J. S. THOMAS

 Corporal K. L. LOWER

 

RAF Scampton

 

AOC 11 Gp Commendation

Mr R. C. ROGERS

 

RAF Shawbury        

 

Meritorious Service Medal

Warrant Officer K. WADE

 

AOC 22 Gp Commendation

Flight Lieutenant C. BROMWICH

Flight Lieutenant M. P. BULLEN

Flight Lieutenant G. L. MIFSUD

Warrant Officer 1 C. BALE

Flight Sergeant S. M. BUCKLEY

 

Team Commendations

RAF Shawbury Community Support Team

Supply and Safety Equipment Sections

 

AOC 38 Gp Commendation

Flight Lieutenant M. P. T. WARBURTON

 

RAF Spadeadam

 

CAS Commendation

Mr J. LAWTON

 

AOC 11 Gp Commendation

Corporal D. MORRISON

 

Team Commendation

RAF Spadeadam De Havilland House Mess Staff

 

RAF St Mawgan

 

AOC 22 Gp Team Commendation

RAF St Mawgan Community Support Team

 

RAF Valley

 

AOC 22 Gp Commendation

Flight Lieutenant S. BOWMAN

Flight Lieutenant C. E. HUGHES

Mrs K. MADDEN

 

Team Commendation

RAF Valley Motorcycle Club

 

RAF Waddington    

 

Meritorious Service Medal

Warrant Officer J. P. CASS

 

DCom Ops Commendation

Warrant Officer T. A. RUDDOCK FTRS

Sergeant C. BETTERIDGE

 

AOC 1 Gp Commendation

Squadron Leader M. P. L. OLSEN

Flight Lieutenant M. A. BRANTHWAITE

Chief Technician M. COCKING

Sergeant M. BARILLI

Sergeant A. J. OAKES

Corporal S. R. CAFFREY

Senior Aircraftman (Technician) R. M. GREEN

Mr S. VANDERCLUTE

 

Team Commendations

8 Squadron Engineering

54 Squadron Mission Simulator Flight

RAF Waddington Force Protection Training Flight

 

RAF Wittering          

 

Meritorious Service Medal

Warrant Officer J. YOUNG

Flight Sergeant I. D. MARR

 

DCom Ops Commendation

Chief Technician N. B. McCABE

Mrs S. WEST

 

Team Commendation

Force Protection Training Flight

 

AOC 38 Gp Commendation

Squadron Leader S. M. RYAN FTRS

Flying Officer L. E. HEAL

Acting Flight Sergeant E. D. JONES

Sergeant W. E. C. CORBETT

Corporal A. J. BALCH

Senior Aircraftman B. WELLSTEAD

Mrs L. RANSOM

Mrs S. RUTTER

 

Team Commendations

Ground Radio Maintenance Section

TG5 Spearhead Team, 5001 Squadron

Training Cell, Joint Aircraft Recovery and Transport Squadron, MOD Boscombe Down

Tri-Service School of Fibre Reinforced Plastics, 71(IR) Squadron

Welfare Team

4624 Squadron COVID-19 Mobilisation Support Team

A4 Force Element HQ Team

Personnel Management Squadron

A Flight Movements Team - Task 482

 

VICE CHIEF OF DEFENCE STAFF COMMENDATIONS

 

Vice Chief of Defence Staff Commendation

Group Captain M. D. HEFFRON

Wing Commander J. A. C. KELLY

Wing Commander (now Lieutenant Colonel) D. MARSHALL

Wing Commander S. NEASHAM

Wing Commander B. A. ROBERTSON

Squadron Leader J. B. COOKE

Squadron Leader S. S. MUNRO

 

Team Commendation

Beijing Defence Section

 

COMMANDER UK STRATEGIC COMMAND COMMENDATIONS

 

Commander UK Strategic Command Commendation

Squadron Leader J. A. SYMONS

Flight Sergeant L. WOODLEY

 

COMMANDER JOINT HELICOPTER COMMAND COMMENDATIONS

 

Commander Joint Helicopter Command Commendation

Flight Lieutenant S. M. BRADLEY

Flight Lieutenant E. C. GUEST

Flying Officer J. A. COOPER

Flight Sergeant M. A. MURDOCK

Sergeant M. S. JONES

Sergeant G. R. SANDELL

Corporal C. H. SMITH

Corporal C. D. J. WOOLLEY

 

Team Commendations

RAF Benson – Puma 2 Independents Recovery Team

RAF Benson – Welfare House Committee

RAF Odiham – Ground Engineering Flight

RAF Odiham – Air Safety Team

 

 

 

 

 

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