2624 Squadron RAuxAF Regiment

"On its Own Accord"

About

2624 Squadron RAuxAF Regiment falls under 4 Force Protection Wing.  The Squadron provides trained personnel to support RAF Regiment field squadrons on operations worldwide.  Personnel are recruited from all over southern England, and in recent years have deployed to Iraq, Afghanistan, Somalia and domestically.

History

1982 - Formed as 2624 Squadron RAuxAF (County of Oxfordshire), as an RAF Regiment Field Squadron tasked with providing ground defence for RAF Brize Norton.

1998 - The unit became a Role Support Squadron and was tasked to support the Air Refuelling Force based at RAF Brize Norton and RAF Lyneham.

2003 - Reformed as 501 Squadron RAuxAF (County of Gloucestershire).

2013 - Reformed as 2624 Squadron RAuxAF (County of Oxfordshire).