H.R.H The Earl of Weesex opens 2469 Sqn (Exeter St Thomas) new Cadet HQ.
Staff from 621 VGS, with a Viking, joined cadets and staff from No 2469 (Exeter St Thomas) Squadron who welcomed HRH Prince Edward, the Earl of Wessex, to their new Squadron headquarters where the Prince unveiled a plaque to mark the occasion of its official opening.
On 7th October 2009, 621 VGS displayed a Viking at the Royal opening of 41F Taunton Squadron’s new headquaters building. Sqn Ldr Dave Woolcock, along with Fg Off Chris Williams, Flt Lt Nick Blake and A/Sgt Tom Miller transported the aircraft to Taunton.
The Duke of Gloucester was joined by the Lord Lieutenant of Somerset, Lady Gass, for the official opening and received a tour of the new facilities and observed field craft displays, first aid demonstrations and a recital by the Squadron’s band.