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No.1 School of Technical Training Celebrates 100 Years

No 1 School of Technical Training celebrated its 100th birthday with an Ensign raising ceremony at RAF Cosford on 16 March. The Ensign was raised by AC Buckingham, the most junior apprentice in No 1 S of TT.

Ensign being raised
SAC(T) Glover and AC Buckingham preparing to raise the Ensign to mark the occasion.

The guest of honour was Air Vice-Marshal Bethell, the most senior ex-No 1 S of TT apprentice in the Royal Air Force.

AVM Bethall
Air Vice-Marshal Bethell inspecting the troops 
Sqn Ldr Kerrison as parade commander
Squadron Leader Kerrison led the parade.

Stn Cdr inspecting the troops

As well as reviewing the parade and meeting personnel, AVM Bethell put the first rivet in a new centenary rivet board.

AVM Bethall putting the first rivet on the board

During his visit, AVM Bethell opened the new heritage room and got a chance to look at the Colour book entry for the course he graduated on in 1986.

AVM Bethell views the colour book

the Heritage room
Air Vice-Marshal Bethell and Wing Commander Williams in the newly opened heritage room.

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