Pre-deployment training for the Puma Force
The Puma Force will be conducting essential pre-deployment training in the Manchester, Merseyside and Newcastle areas from 1-5 July 2019.
Welfare Facilities Extended
A third welfare house has been opened at RAF Benson, extending the facilities available to our personnel and families.
Air Traffic Controllers Cycle to Paris
Three Air Traffic Controllers have cycle to Paris to raise funds for the charity Little Troopers.
32 (The Royal) Squadron Temporarily Return Home
The RAF’s VIP transport Squadron, 32 (The Royal) Squadron, will temporarily return to its historic home at RAF Benson this year.
Apprentice of the Year for Survival Equipment Specialist
Senior Aircraftman Gabrielle Watt has been presented with the RAF Apprentice of the Year for Survival Equipment Specialists for her professional excellence.
RAF Benson receives The Firmin Sword
The Firmin Sword of Peace for 2017 was presented to RAF Benson by Air Marshal Wigston for all their help during Op Ruman.
MPGS PULL PUMA HELICOPTER LENGTH OF RUNWAY IN SUPPORT OF FOOTSTEPS FOUNDATION
On Friday 15th June 2018, our brilliant Military Provost Guard Service (MPGS) pulled a Puma helicopter the length of our 1.8km runway to raise money for the Footsteps Foundation.
RAF100 AT BENSON
2018 marks the centenary of the Royal Air Force, and as well as managing the many operational demands we are faced with, RAF Benson has big plans to celebrate.