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Celebratory parade marks the end of squadron's service

Celebratory parade marks the end of squadron's service

Celebratory parade marks the end of squadron's service

08 October 2021

An RAF Squadron has been disbanded after more than 70 years of service.


Corrie McKeague: The Missing Airman

Corrie McKeague: The Missing Airman

Corrie McKeague: The Missing Airman

24 September 2021

For 16 years, Andy King has helped find Suffolk's missing, but the memory of the search for one young man lingers through every mission.


D-Day veteran's funeral 'could not have gone better'

D-Day veteran's funeral 'could not have gone better'

D-Day veteran's funeral 'could not have gone better'

22 September 2021

Serving and former members of the military came from near and far to pay their respects at the Suffolk funeral of a D-Day veteran.


Services held to commemorate Royal British Legion centenary and Battle of Britain

Services held to commemorate Royal British Legion centenary and Battle of Britain

Services held to commemorate Royal British Legion centenary and Battle of Britain

20 September 2021

Two services were held in a Suffolk town to commemorate the Battle of Britain and Royal British Legion's 100-year anniversary.


Tribute paid to popular D-Day veteran Harry – ‘a lovely man’

Tribute paid to popular D-Day veteran Harry – ‘a lovely man’

Tribute paid to popular D-Day veteran Harry – ‘a lovely man’

16 September 2021

Tributes have been paid to a Suffolk town's final surviving veteran of the 1944 D-Day landings, Harry Bowdery, who has died at the age of 95.


Air force veteran returns to home village during Help for Heroes cycle relay to lay wreath at war memorial

Air force veteran returns to home village during Help for Heroes cycle relay to lay wreath at war memorial

Air force veteran returns to home village during Help for Heroes cycle relay to lay wreath at war memorial

15 September 2021

Adam Springall made an emotional return to the village where he grew up to pay tribute to those lost in conflict at the local war memorial.


This is when the RAF Red Arrows are due to fly over Suffolk today

This is when the RAF Red Arrows are due to fly over Suffolk today

This is when the RAF Red Arrows are due to fly over Suffolk today

14 September 2021

The RAF Red Arrows will take to the skies over Suffolk today as part of a national flypast.


‘Go anywhere, just get away from here!’: How Suffolk almost became a nuclear wasteland

‘Go anywhere, just get away from here!’: How Suffolk almost became a nuclear wasteland

‘Go anywhere, just get away from here!’: How Suffolk almost became a nuclear wasteland

13 September 2021

On two separate occasions during the height of the Cold War, Suffolk almost became victim to the nuclear weapons which were meant to protect it.


War is not the way to deal with problems in Afghanistan, says former hostage

War is not the way to deal with problems in Afghanistan, says former hostage

War is not the way to deal with problems in Afghanistan, says former hostage

08 September 2021

War and aggression is not the way to deal with problems in Afghanistan, former hostage Terry Waite, who lives in Suffolk, has said.


Suffolk council pledges support for Commonwealth and Nepalese veterans

Suffolk council pledges support for Commonwealth and Nepalese veterans

Suffolk council pledges support for Commonwealth and Nepalese veterans

06 August 2021

One Suffolk council will press to see that Commonwealth and Gurkha vets are not disadvantaged in accessing support services.


Military base warns of late night aircraft training

Military base warns of late night aircraft training

Military base warns of late night aircraft training

15 July 2021

A airbase has warned residents it will be carrying out late night training with increased aircraft exercises.


How one man's creative vision transformed ball chair to recreate inside of Second World War bomber

How one man's creative vision transformed ball chair to recreate inside of Second World War bomber

How one man's creative vision transformed ball chair to recreate inside of Second World War bomber

21 June 2021

The sight, sound and feel of a World War Two bomber can be experienced from a living room chair thanks to the creative vision of one man.


Military convoy takes centre stage on Armed Forces Day

Military convoy takes centre stage on Armed Forces Day

Military convoy takes centre stage on Armed Forces Day

19 June 2021

A convoy featuring an array of military vehicles will wind its way through a Suffolk town as part of its celebration of Armed Forces Day.


Watch military base perform aerial tribute to airman who died in North Sea crash

Watch military base perform aerial tribute to airman who died in North Sea crash

Watch military base perform aerial tribute to airman who died in North Sea crash

15 June 2021

An airbase has performed an aerial tribute to mark the anniversary of the death of an airman whose plane crashed into the North Sea last year.


‘I had to bury my best friend ... it was so hard to leave him’

‘I had to bury my best friend ... it was so hard to leave him’

‘I had to bury my best friend ... it was so hard to leave him’

11 June 2021

Veteran Alan King found the grandchildren of the friend he had to leave behind, decades after the war had ended.


Welcome to Suffolk, Mr President

Welcome to Suffolk, Mr President

Welcome to Suffolk, Mr President

10 June 2021

Joe Biden spoke of pride and the ‘proud history’ of RAF Mildenhall during an address after landing there yesterday.


Suffolk airbase welcomes Joe Biden as president kicks off Europe trip

Suffolk airbase welcomes Joe Biden as president kicks off Europe trip

Suffolk airbase welcomes Joe Biden as president kicks off Europe trip

09 June 2021

Joe Biden has touched down in the county as part of his first overseas trip as US president.


Service honours Normandy heroes

Service honours Normandy heroes

Service honours Normandy heroes

09 June 2021

Veterans, serving personnel and civilians attended a remembrance service to honour those who took part in the Normandy landings.


Extra cause for celebration as latest cadre of recruits sworn in at airbase

Extra cause for celebration as latest cadre of recruits sworn in at airbase

Extra cause for celebration as latest cadre of recruits sworn in at airbase

04 June 2021

There was extra cause for celebration at an airbase yesterday as 12 new trainees were sworn in with family members present.


Late veteran of the D-Day landings was much more than just a soldier

Late veteran of the D-Day landings was much more than just a soldier

Late veteran of the D-Day landings was much more than just a soldier

02 June 2021

We look back at the life of one of Suffolk's last remaining veterans of the 1940 D-Day landings, who died in March.


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