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People

People

Working at RAF Waddington is more than just another job – we are a close-knit community of approximately 3000 people. All personnel who work on the station know that taking on a challenge binds you together.

Our people and our teamwork are the key to our success.

Opportunities for Everyone

All personnel at RAF Waddington are treated fairly irrespective of race, ethnic origin, religion and religious beliefs, gender, sexual orientation or social background. We recognise and value individuals from diverse backgrounds who bring fresh ideas, knowledge, experience and talent, enabling us to achieve and sustain operational capability.

Voluntary and Charitable Work

Notwithstanding the high operational tempo, RAF Waddington personnel donate a great deal of personal time to community activities. Our personnel are keenly aware that their time and technical expertise is often more valuable than a monetary donation, proving proactive in devoting their time to self-help initiatives. Of particular note are the volunteers who work weekday and arduous weekend nightshifts for the Lincolnshire First Response organisation, responding to incidents as wide ranging as road traffic accidents, cardiac arrests, and suicide attempts and the onset of childbirth. Entirely self-funded, they operate their own rapid response car to provide life-saving first aid before ambulance services arrive: in rural Lincolnshire their value cannot be understated. Moreover, the team have to organise events to raise funds for all their own medical equipment.

In addition, RAF Waddington personnel maintain a high profile in the local community, coaching football teams, mentoring, serving on committees for charities and providing fire-cover.

With remarkable ingenuity, RAF Waddington personnel devise ever more interesting ways to raise funds. To raise funds individuals have competed in marathons in locations ranging from Snowdonia to New York, displaying not only a commitment to charitable fundraising but also great sporting prowess.

Air Cadets

  • Air Cadets and E3D

    Air Cadets aged 13 to 18 can be given the chance to learn to fly aerobatics, learn skills to lead expeditions, tour foreign countries...

    The Next Generation
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