On Monday 4 November 2019, Group Captain Bev Peart handed command of 4624 (County of Oxford) Movements Squadron to Wing Commander Rich Evans.
Number 4624 Squadron, formed in 1982, is the RAF Reserves specialist air movements unit, which trains personnel to plan, prepare and handle passengers and military equipment, moving them around the globe whilst working alongside RAF Regular personnel.
“It has been an honour and a privilege to command No 4624 (County of Oxford) Movements squadron, one of the largest and most heavily utilised units in the Royal Auxiliary Air Force. I am delighted to be handing over command to Wing Commander Rich Evans. We have successfully worked together over the last four years and I know that under his leadership the Squadron will continue to thrive and, as always, be ‘Ready to Move’.”
Group Captain Bev Peart
Outgoing Officer Commanding No. 4624 Squadron
Wing Commander Rich Evans has served on the Squadron for 6 years, latterly as the Chief of Staff, recently promoted to Wing Commander, he will now take command of this busy and diverse Reserve Squadron.
“I am absolutely delighted to have been appointed to command 4624 Squadron, it’s a real privilege to do so and one that fulfils a long-standing ambition. I’m inheriting a great team with an enviable reputation and am really looking forward to taking the Squadron forward with them in the years to come.”
Wing Commander Rich Evans
Officer Commanding No. 4624 Squadron