RAF News Edition 1539, 1 July 2022

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Forrces rreign Forces gn on Suffolk Suf ffolk parade para ade AIR R FORCE FORCE and and Army Arm my personnel personneel from from Honington Honington joined joined forces forccees as the station staatio on marked marked 50 years years of of civic civic connections connections with witth Bury Burry St St Edmunds. Edmunds. A Air ir F Force orce uni units ts acco accompanied mpanied by by the the A Army’s rmyy’’s 28 E En Engineer gin i eer e Regiment Regim i ent and and 64 H HQ Q Sqn, Sqn, both both based based at at the the Suffolk Sufffolk station, station, marched marched through through tthe he town town to to celebrate celebrate the the aanniversary nniversary of of receiving recei c ving the the Freedom Freedom of of West Weest Suffolk Sufffolk in 1972. SStation tation C Commander ommanderr G Gp p C Capt apt Dutch Dutch Holland Holland said: said: “It “It is is a h huge uge privilege privilege for for us us to to celebrate celebrate 50 years years since since w wee w were ere aawarded w waarde the Freedom Freedom of of West Weest Suffolk. Sufffolk. k ““Historically, Historically, tthe h freedom freedom of of a town town is is a symbol symbol of of the the trust trust invested invested in the the military military by by tthe he ci civil vil community community and and w wee continue continue to to be be overwhelmed overwhelmed b byy tthe he le level vel of of ssupport upport w wee rreceive. eceive Bury Bury SStt Edmunds Edmunds iiss cclose lo ose to our our hearts. hearts.” Th Thee p parade arade wa wass ffollowed ollow byy a sunset sunset cer ceremony emony aattended ttended b byy personnel personnel ffrom rom HMS V Vengeance, eengeance, Forces Forces cadets cadets and and emergency emergency

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service workers. workeers. The Lord rd L Lieutenant ieutenant of of Suffolk, Sufffolk, Lady Lady Clare, Clare, Countess Countess of of Euston, Euston, ssaid: aid: ““II aam m de deeply eply grateful gratefful to to the the Royal Royyal Navy, Navy, Army Army and and RAF RAF

and and our our emergency eemergency sservices ervices ffor or tthe he gift gifft to to us us all all in Bury Bury St St Edmunds. Edmunds. It’s It’s a wonderful wonderful tribute tribute to to mark mark and and celebrate celebrate H Her er M Majesty ajesty Th Thee Q Queen’s ueen’s Platinum Platinum m JJubilee. ubilee.”

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