This year IV Squadron celebrates its 105th Anniversary. We have had tremendous support for recent reunions, including the 90th (Cottesmore, 2002), the 95th (also Cottesmore, 2007) and of course the 100th (Valley, 2012). This time round, however, there is little enthusiasm for a trek to Anglesey, so we should save our energies for the 110th […]
From Mike Crowe:
Many are missing the camaraderie of those who served in the Royal Navy, such as the 8 already found from H.M.S. Raleigh; 23 Entry Benbow Division, 2nd June 1980. And ‘I wish I could relive some of it’; well this can be done in the form of an ‘RN Shipmates Reunion’ to […]
To coincide with HEAR Sieben on 5 March 2017, the Harrier Heritage Centre at RAF Wittering will open its doors at 11.00 for approximately two hours. Ex Harrier Force Engineers and their guests are welcome to visit by first notifying Phil Wilsher no later than 28 February via the HFA website, Facebook, mobile (07971566851) […]
PTSD Resolution, the charity for forces’ veterans mental health, is organising the first ‘Shell Shock Walk’ in London on Saturday 17th September 2016, from Wandsworth Bridge to Tower Bridge. The walk over 8 miles starts at 13:30 – details are at Eventbrite.
The walk is to highlight the issues of veterans’ mental health resulting from […]
From Gary Waterfall:
Forgive my intrusion into your busy lives. Gary Waterfall here. As you may know I am chairman of the Harrier Force Association and I have taken on the task of organising the next Pegasus Club Dinner together with Yvonne (my wife), Neil Fraser and Tim Simmons
After the inaugural Harrier Pegasus Club […]
From the HFA:
It’s that time of year again and the fifth Harrier Force Association Informal annual Reunion will be on Friday 4 December at the Lord Burghley, 17 Broad Street, Stamford. This is for engineers, pilots and anyone associated with the Harrier over the many years. We had a great turn out last year […]
From Ian Wright, RAF Association Community Fundraising Administrator:
Tuesday 15 September 2015 at St Paul’s Cathedral
This year sees the 75th anniversary of the Battle of Britain and the Royal Air Forces Association is leading the Nation’s thanks to the brave men and women involved. It is an opportunity to ensure that it is not […]
From David Rogers:
HMS Illustrious at Greenwich in 2012 (Photo from greenwich.co.uk)
We are trying to locate those of 4 SQN that served in HMS Illustrious in 1982 on our first deployment to the Falklands as we would like to make them aware that we are arranging a reunion at the Guildhall in Portsmouth […]
This year’s WIWOH will again be at the Railway Inn, Ketton from 7.30pm on Sunday 14th December. For any ‘newbies’, format is a casual few beers with your old Harrier buddies. We run a kitty during the evening with a starting pot of £10 a head and a fiver only for any drivers. […]
From the HFA:
To mark the fifth anniversary of the retirement from UK service of the Harrier, a dinner will be held on the 24th October 2015 for pilots and other officers of the Harrier Force Association. Partners are very welcome to attend.
The dinner will be held at The Haycock Hotel in Wansford, a […]
From the HFA:
To coincide with the Annual HFA reunion/Christmas Drinks on 5 December, the Harrier Heritage Centre at RAF Wittering will be open on two occasions, the first on Friday 5 December at 1400hrs and the second on Saturday 6 December at 1200hrs.
For more details, please go to the HFS website.
From the HFA:
CHRISTMAS DRINKS – FRIDAY 5TH DECEMBER 2014
It’s that time of year again and the fourth Harrier Force Association Christmas Drinks will be on Friday 5th December. Unfortunately last year’s venue has closed down so this year it will be held in the Lord Burghley, 17 Broad Street, Stamford. This is for […]
Two events coming up in December:
Harrier Force Association all ranks get-together in the Punch Bowl, 21 Scotgate, Stamford, on Friday 6 December from 5pm onwards Ian Wilkes’ WIWOH (When I Was On Harriers) Annual Christmas Drinks, Railway Inn, Ketton, Sunday 15 December 8pm onwards
Be there if you can!
Better late than never, some photos from HEAR3 (Harrier Engineer Annual Reunion – 3) held at Stamford earlier in the year.
From Ade Bushell:
Here are a couple of photos from the HEAR3 do in Stamford 2013. The turnout by ex-4 Sqn linnies from the early 1980’s was exceptional. Billy Purse was unable to attend […]