Promotions and Awards

Re: Promotions and Awards

Postby Joe Whiskey » 09 Jan 2019, 10:45

Paul thank you very much, your patience knows no bounds. Smile a mile wide. Thank you to everyone for your help and support.
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Re: Promotions and Awards

Postby Neil Willis » 09 Jan 2019, 20:13

Well done Joe. Has the admin side of the promotion been completed Paul?
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Re: Promotions and Awards

Postby Joe Whiskey » 09 Jan 2019, 21:59

Many thanks Neil. :)
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Re: Promotions and Awards

Postby dragon13 » 09 Jan 2019, 21:59

Yes, Neil, I figured it out.
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Re: Promotions and Awards

Postby Galm99 » 09 Jan 2019, 22:15

Well done Joe!

I look forward to flying with you when I return home in a couple of weeks.
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Re: Promotions and Awards

Postby Joe Whiskey » 09 Jan 2019, 22:46

Hi Matt, likewise and thank you :)
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Re: Promotions and Awards

Postby rifraf105 » 27 Jan 2019, 17:28

Congrats to all
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Re: Promotions and Awards

Postby Neil Willis » 18 Feb 2019, 12:36

Following the recent committee meeting, we have some changes to announce regarding the command structure of RAF Air UK.

In summary, the following posts are confirmed, created, and updated:

Commander in Chief and Station Commander - Air Commodore Richard Rogers.

OC Operations - Group captain Neil Willis.

OC 1 Flight Training School & Doctrine & Policy Co-ordinator - Wing Commander Alan Johnson.

OC Strike Operations - Wing Commander Matt Purnell.

OC 74 (Hornet) Squadron - Wing Commander Will Pixton.

OC 97 (Warthog) Squadron - Wing Commander Paul Ratcliffe.

OC Operational Conversion Unit - Wing Commander Ade Rhoney.
2IC & XO OCU - Squadron Leader Paul Gillon.

It was also agreed that promotion for junior officers will be based on time served and flying hours. A review is currently taking place, and an announcement will be made soon of the successful candidates.


Congratulations to all the new appointees, and thanks to everyone involved in the administration of our community.
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Re: Promotions and Awards

Postby Leysard » 18 Feb 2019, 17:07

Happy to read this and Congrats to all
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Re: Promotions and Awards

Postby Neil Willis » 02 Jul 2019, 07:05

Following a recommendation from the staff at the OCU, Yogi Parashara is promoted to the rank of Flying Officer, and posted to the OCU as a flight instructor specializing in instrument flying.

Well done Yogi, very well deserved!

Oh, and the drinks are on you in the officers mess...
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