7644 Squadron RAuxAF

Skilled personnel ensuring the actions of our Armed Forces are communicated and understood.

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Always the truth

About

  • Deploy around the world planning and delivering media operations as part of national and coalition operations.
  • Provides media and campaign support in the UK and overseas to the RAF and wider UK Defence.
  • Roles include Media Operations Officers, Media Escorts, Social Media Specialists, Event Planners and Media Trainers as well as Mobile News Teams including Journalists, Reporters, Photographers and Videographers.
  • Personnel are recruited nationally and join either 7644 Sqn at RAF Halton, or are based in detached flights with RAuxAF squadrons throughout the UK.

History

1940 - Formed as the brainchild of Lord Beaverbrook. 

1945 - After World War Two, the RAF recognised the benefits of maintaining a small number of journalists in uniform as part of other units.

1997 - PR specialists became 7644 (R) Public Relations Squadron when the RAF Volunteer Reserve and Royal Auxiliary Air Force were amalgamated

Battle honours

7644 Squadron does not have any Battle Honours at this time. 

Contact

7644 Sqn, RAF Halton, Aylesbury, Bucks, HP22 5PG

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

For recruitment enquiries, please phone: 0345 606 9069

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