Royal Air Force
Administrative Apprentices Association

Multum A Parvo

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24th May, 2020

Death Of A Member

Sadly we have been informed of the death of Brian Scott (32nd Entry) who passed away earlier this month. Our sincere sympathy is extended to Brian's family at t...

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24th May, 2020

New Image 311th Entry

I am grateful to Edward Stout (311th Entry) for providing me with an image of his AA boxing team at RAF Hereford in 1968. Ed believes all the members of the tea...

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24th May, 2020

Some Memories Of 306th Entry

My thanks to Alan Hastings for providing us with a few memories and a few images relating to the passout the 306th Entry. To read Click Here If anyone wou...

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24th May, 2020

New Article

My thanks to David Tinley (44th), for providing us with a very interesting article concerning his hobby of Airfix modelling. To read  Click Here...

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24th May, 2020

Article By Charles James (24th)

Thanks to Charles (Jimmy) James for a short article which I have published today. To read  Click Here...

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24th May, 2020

A New Article

My thanks to Grahame May (25th) for sending in an article he has entitled Halcyon Days. This has been published in the Members Articles page and will also appea...

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24th May, 2020

A Heartfelt Message From Your President And Chairman

1 May 2020 Good Afternoon By now, many of you will have received a direct e-mail from your Association Membership Secretary, Frank Wareham, entitled “St...

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24th May, 2020

New Images - 1st Entry

Punishment was severe in 1947 especially if you were caught smoking without a pass! These new images featuring the 1st Entry have just come to light.  P...

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24th May, 2020

Images - 313rd Entry

My thanks to Peter Ace for providing 2 images featuring the 313rd Entry. To view Click Here...

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24th May, 2020

Death Of An Association Member

I am sorry to report the death of one of our members,  Andy Funnell (592332 - 6th Entry) who passed away last Friday 17th April.  Andy was in a care h...

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24th May, 2020

Cancellation Of The Annual Reunion 2020

Further to my recent post 'Troubled Times' on I am now able to publish the following extract from comments made jointly by our Chairman and Social Secretary, re...

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24th May, 2020

Closure Of RAF Bircham Newton Heritage Centre

I have been informed by Dixie Dean that the Bircham Newton Heritage Centre has been closed until further notice because of the ongoing Corona Virus crisis. Shou...

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24th May, 2020

Troubled Times

Good morning all from a nice sunny day here in France. I need not remind anybody about the how the Corona Virus outbreak is impacting on all of us, except to...

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24th May, 2020

Submission Of Articles For Publication

  March 2020 Could I again draw your attention to this page: https://rafadappassn.org/submit-an-article/ You will no doubt be aware that we&nb...

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24th May, 2020

March 2020 Association Newsletter Edition 122

The March edition of the Association Newsletter (No 122) has been published. Members with access to the internet will shortly receive an email from our Newslett...

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24th May, 2020

New Images 302nd Entry

I have posted two new images featuring members of the 302nd Entry. My thanks to Steve Wiggins and Steve Day for sending them to me for publication . To view ...

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24th May, 2020

New Images - 304th Entry

My thanks to Steve Day for passing on 5 new images featuring members of the 304th Entry. The photos were provided by Patrick Whitelam. Thanks Patrick! To vie...

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24th May, 2020

SW Herts Group Meeting

To read the latest report from the SW Herts Regional Group  click here...

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24th May, 2020

The Forces Support Charity

Frank Wareham our Membership Secretary, has been contacted by member Ron Spurs (320th) giving details of a forces support charity with which he is involved. ...

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24th May, 2020

Forthcoming Entry Reunions

IMPORTANT - Please NOTE the following update 8th April 2020 Both of these planned reunions have been postponed. The first is the 318th Entry Hereford Admi...

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24th May, 2020

New Article - Ron Spurs 320th

My thanks to Ron Spurs for submitting a very interesting article recently. To read it click here As we are always short of good stories not only the websi...

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24th May, 2020

Apprentice Poppy Pins

The Association has recently acquired the remaining stock of the Apprentice Poppy Pin and these are on sale at the bargain price of £10.00 which includes p...

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24th May, 2020

Email Addresses, Passwords Etc

  Another reminder to ensure that your notified email address held by the Association is up to date. Access to the Newsletter and the Annual Reunion pag...

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24th May, 2020

Bircham Newton Heritage Centre - Opening Days 2020

I have been advised of the 2020 schedule of open days for the Bircham Newton Heritage Centre. To View Click Here...

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24th May, 2020

Bircham Newton Heritage Centre

Dixie Dean (40th) has advised me that the Bircham Newton Heritage Centre now has its own Facebook Page. I have seen it and it looks good . Here is the link to t...

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24th May, 2020

Veterans’ Orthopaedic Service

My thanks to Steve Day for picking up the following from Facebook. It may be of interest to some to note the following:   Veterans’ Orthopaedic Service...

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Relevant Notices Are Now Archived

24th May, 2020

Relevant Notices Are Now Archived

When I publish a notice, it remains 'live' on the board until I feel it has been there long enough to have served its initial purpose. Rather than just delete a...

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24th May, 2020

Thinking Outside The Box - Update

I am very pleased to have received a couple of images that were found on Facebook. While both were submitted by existing committee members (Bryan Hoare and Stev...

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24th May, 2020

Thinking Outside The Box?

The other day, I found a new image featuring a former member of the 322nd Entry on our RAFAAA  Facebook site. https://www.facebook.com/rafadappassn/ ...

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24th May, 2020

Association Items For Sale

I have today introduced a new page advertising Association items for sale via our Treasurer(including current prices)  . This page is located in the Contac...

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24th May, 2020

Website Forum Page

Just a reminder that our Forum pages are available for you to  open a discussion on virtually any topic. It is an excellent way of making new friends, maki...

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24th May, 2020

New Images

The RAF Hereford Facebook page https://www.facebook.com/groups/24904738175 has again yielded new images not so far published in our own entry Scrapbook pa...

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24th May, 2020

Beware The Scammers!

I have today posted a new topic in our Forum page on the subject of fraud prevention. The post is not intended to teach anyone to 'suck eggs' but a timely remin...

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24th May, 2020

Website Forums Page

On 21st January, I published a notice regarding the introduction of an Association website forums page. I  am sure you will be pleased to know that our...

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24th May, 2020

Change Of Address Association Treasurer

Will members please note that as from 8th November 2017, our treasurer Garry Hoyland's postal address will be as follows: Hawthorn House 9 The Gables Padd...

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24th May, 2020

Email Addresses, Passwords Etc

9th July 2017 Just a reminder to ensure that your notified email address held by the Association is up to date. Access to the Newsletter and the Annual Reuni...

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24th May, 2020

Association Blazer Badge

29th April 2017 The Association have commissioned a Blazer Badge at a cost of £10.20 (inc VAT). At a recent committee meeting,  it was agreed that ...

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24th May, 2020

Remembrance Sunday Parades

17 December 2016 I have introduced a new page in which posts, images and videos taken by members at the annual remembrance parade at the Cenotaph  can b...

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24th May, 2020

Comments Made On Published Notices

26th August 2016 Today I received a new comment made in relation to this notice: https://rafadappassn.org/notice/entry-shields/ As you may know, you are...

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24th May, 2020

Facebook And Our Website

22nd May 20I6 have been looking through the various posts made on our Facebook page https://www.facebook.com/RAF-Admin-Apprentice-Association-1763570624...

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24th May, 2020

Downloading Earlier Editions Of The Association Newsletter

12th February 2016   I have been doing some work on placing links to some of the earlier editions of our Newsletter into the website to enable me...

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24th May, 2020

Contacting The Association

Would members please note that if you wish to contact the Association, your query or notification should be addressed to the Committee member responsible for de...

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