RAF Halton update, August 2021
Editor’s note: The contents of this page were taken from the RAF Halton Facebook page. Photos Crown Copyright.
In July, RAF Halton were delighted to welcome the NHS to the Trinity Community Centre to offer first and second doses of Astra Zeneca and Pfizer vaccines to over 18’s. By kind permission of the Station Commander, this clinic was opened to civilians in the local area, as well as military personnel/contractors.
Union Jack Club Award
In June, Acting Sergeant Lewin, a Recruit Training Squadron Instructor was awarded the Union Jack Club Command Warrant Officer Award by the Warrant Officer of the Royal Air Force in a virtual ceremony.
Station Commander’s Coin Awards
RAF Halton Vetting Clerk Val Tompsett, Jonathon Olliffe, a Sodexo Sous Chef at the Warrant Officer and Sergeants Mess, Larissa Tilhulca, Sodexo Mess Manager at the Henderson/Maitland Mess and Flt Lt Hindley, the Station Flight Safety Officer at RAF Halton were all awarded Station Commander’s Coins in June & July.
Chiltern Brewery Cheque
Our thanks to The Chiltern Brewery who kindly presented a cheque to Station Commander Group Captain Startup for an incredible £3528.80! The money was raised from the sale of Battle of Britain Old Ale, which is brewed at the site in Terrick.
Isle of Wight challenge
RAF Halton’s very own Sergeant ‘Gus’ Angus completed the 66 mile challenge, which saw him circle the island in less than 24 hours while carrying a 40kg bergen, in support of Mental Health Research UK.