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Graduation ceremony for RAF recruits

Graduation ceremony for RAF recruits

Graduation ceremony for RAF recruits

09 August 2022

Eighteen new members of the RAF Regiment, a specialist corps, were honoured at a graduation ceremony at RAF Honington last Thursday.


Remembering when Michelle Obama visited this airbase

Remembering when Michelle Obama visited this airbase

Remembering when Michelle Obama visited this airbase

08 August 2022

In today's nostalgia we go back to 2012 when Michelle Obama was greeted by cheers when she arrived at an airbase to meet American military families.


Airbase warns communities of night flying for next two weeks

Airbase warns communities of night flying for next two weeks

Airbase warns communities of night flying for next two weeks

05 August 2022

Residents have been warned of potential noise from night flying around an airbase.


'The looks of disbelief were worth it': RAF team carry whisky barrel up Ben Nevis

'The looks of disbelief were worth it': RAF team carry whisky barrel up Ben Nevis

'The looks of disbelief were worth it': RAF team carry whisky barrel up Ben Nevis

04 August 2022

A team from a Suffolk military base have scaled the UK's highest peak – while carrying a 52kg whisky barrel.


Investigation launched into death of soldier in Suffolk

Investigation launched into death of soldier in Suffolk

Investigation launched into death of soldier in Suffolk

02 August 2022

Connor Morrison was a soldier within the 23 Parachute Regiment in Suffolk.


RAF veteran speaks of imprisonment in Germany during World War II

RAF veteran speaks of imprisonment in Germany during World War II

RAF veteran speaks of imprisonment in Germany during World War II

15 July 2022

A 100-year-old World War II veteran has spoken of his experiences being taken prisoner in Germany during World War II.


Norfolk and Suffolk cadets parade to mark merger milestone

Norfolk and Suffolk cadets parade to mark merger milestone

Norfolk and Suffolk cadets parade to mark merger milestone

05 July 2022

'The sight of so many people on Angel Hill as we approached the cathedral will stay with me and everyone else on parade for a very long time.'


Base to receive two more stealth jet squadrons

Base to receive two more stealth jet squadrons

Base to receive two more stealth jet squadrons

02 July 2022

Two new squadrons of stealth jets are to be stationed at an airbase as the US looks to boost security in response to Russia's invasion of Ukraine.


Town celebrates Armed Forces Day

Town celebrates Armed Forces Day

Town celebrates Armed Forces Day

29 June 2022

A ‘terrific atmosphere’ was created when a Suffolk town celebrated Armed Forces Day.


'It means something to have a standard to commemorate those who lost their lives'

'It means something to have a standard to commemorate those who lost their lives'

'It means something to have a standard to commemorate those who lost their lives'

28 June 2022

A special service took place over the weekend to preserve a piece of an organisation’s history.


Town salutes service and sacrifice of military personnel on Armed Forces Day

Town salutes service and sacrifice of military personnel on Armed Forces Day

Town salutes service and sacrifice of military personnel on Armed Forces Day

27 June 2022

The sacrifice of Suffolk’s serving military personnel was recognised in a town-wide celebration of Armed Forces Day.


Looking back to when drum adorned with mystery person's will was given to museum

Looking back to when drum adorned with mystery person's will was given to museum

Looking back to when drum adorned with mystery person's will was given to museum

24 June 2022

In today's nostalgia we go back to 1972 when an unusual drum with a will written on the parchment ends was given to a military museum.


War veteran goes back to scene of his biggest battle

War veteran goes back to scene of his biggest battle

War veteran goes back to scene of his biggest battle

20 June 2022

A Second World War veteran from Suffolk has returned to the barn in France where his life was saved almost 80 years ago.


Remembering when 5,000 British Legion members marched through town

Remembering when 5,000 British Legion members marched through town

Remembering when 5,000 British Legion members marched through town

19 June 2022

In today's nostalgia we go back to 1952 when a 40-minute long procession of ex-serviceman and women marched through a town.


Celebration set for Armed Forces Week

Celebration set for Armed Forces Week

Celebration set for Armed Forces Week

15 June 2022

A week of activities, including a military vehicle convoy, gets under way in a Suffolk town on Saturday for Armed Forces Week.


Grave of WWI soldier rededicated after burial place identified 100 years on

Grave of WWI soldier rededicated after burial place identified 100 years on

Grave of WWI soldier rededicated after burial place identified 100 years on

10 June 2022

The final resting place of a Suffolk soldier, missing for 100 years, has been discovered filling in a gap in a family's history.


Armed forces turn out for Freedom Parade

Armed forces turn out for Freedom Parade

Armed forces turn out for Freedom Parade

09 June 2022

Personnel from the Royal Air Force base at Honington were joined by other members of the military and emergency services for a commemorative parade.


Troops ready for freedom parade and sunset ceremony

Troops ready for freedom parade and sunset ceremony

Troops ready for freedom parade and sunset ceremony

08 June 2022

Preparations are under way for event tomorrow.


Bracelet belonging to American airman returned to family after 80 years

Bracelet belonging to American airman returned to family after 80 years

Bracelet belonging to American airman returned to family after 80 years

06 June 2022

A bracelet belonging to Richard Francis, which was found by a metal detectorist last year, has returned stateside courtesy of Air Force One


Army musician from Suffolk will be the conductor at Queen's Jubilee Birthday Parade

Army musician from Suffolk will be the conductor at Queen's Jubilee Birthday Parade

Army musician from Suffolk will be the conductor at Queen's Jubilee Birthday Parade

01 June 2022

The Army Captain said taking part in the Trooping the Colour in London tomorrow would be 'an incredibly special personal moment for me'.


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