2622 Squadron RAuxAF Regiment

A vital part in force protection, providing a sustaining capability to the regular RAF Regiment field squadrons.

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We stand our ground

About

  • Based at RAF Lossiemouth in Moray, the only RAF Reserve Squadron in the Highlands.
  • Personnel provide the ground combat element of the RAF used to protect deployed RAF assets.
  • Reservists work alongside Regular RAF personnel on operations.
  • The Sqn is the only Sqn in the RAF to have its own Pipes and Drums. The Squadron tartan is the ‘Grey Douglas’ which can be worn by those serving on RAuxAF Sqns based in Scotland.

History

1979 - Formed at Lossiemouth, 2622 Squadron is proud to have been based there for its whole life.

1980s – Trained for the defence of RAF Lossiemouth in the Cold War.

1990s – Volunteers deployed on operations with the RAF Regiment to Bosnia, Cyprus and Kuwait.

2003 -2014– The Squadron mobilised for Operation Telic at the start of the second Gulf War; 53 personnel served in the Middle East. In the high tempo of operations over the next dozen years, a total of 74 personnel served in Iraq and on Operation Herrick in Afghanistan on stabilisation operations.

Battle honours

In 2006, 2622 Squadron became the first Sqn in the Royal Auxiliary Air Force to be awarded a Squadron Standard, in recognition of 25 years of unbroken service.

Contact

2622 Squadron, RAF Lossiemouth, Moray IV31 6SD

For media enquiries, please contact the media and communications team at RAF Lossiemouth.

For recruitment enquiries, please phone: 0345 606 9069

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