621VGS News

News from October 2009

Posted on: October 12th, 2009 by admin

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.

Taunton Squadron Opening

Posted on: October 8th, 2009 by admin

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.

HRH Duke of Gloucester pictured on the left at 41F Sqn Opening

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.