What is the Band of the Royal Air Force Regiment?

Introduction The Band of the Royal Air Force Regiment is based at RAF Northolt, and is one of three established bands in the Royal Air Force and the music ensemble of the Royal Air Force Regiment. Brief History Originally formed from the Coastal Command Band in 1942 at RAF Belton Park, the band is now… Read More


What is the Queen’s Colour Squadron?

Introduction The Queen’s Colour Squadron is the unit of the Royal Air Force charged with the safe-keeping of the Queen’s Colour for the Royal Air Force in the United Kingdom. Since its formation, it has been manned exclusively by officers and men of the RAF Regiment. It also has a secondary operational role as No.… Read More

First Female Officers Graduate RAF Regiment Training

The first female RAF Regiment Officers have successfully completed the 25-week course required to become members of the RAF Regiment and graduated at RAF Honington, Suffolk, on 08 August 2020. Flying Officer Emma Graves (22) of Verwood, Dorset, knew that a military career was for her and chose to earn her commission in the RAF… Read More