Remembrance Sunday at the Cenotaph

Robert Thorpe

As per previous years, 656 Squadron Association will be providing a contingent to march past the Cenotaph on Remembrance Sunday. The event is open to all Association members and please register your interest in attending with our General Secretary, Terry Betchley.

Annual Reunion Dinner and AGM

Robert Thorpe

Full details are contained in the latest copy of the Chinthe plus a booking form. If you would like to attend please complete the form and either email or post to our General Secretary, Terry Betchley by 1st June.

Remembrance Sunday at the Cenotaph

Robert Thorpe

Association members and their guests who would like to join our contingent at the National Act of Remembrance at the Cenotaph on Remembrance Sunday are asked to contact Bob Thorpe (bobthorpe341@gmail.com)

The Not Forgotton Association Buckingham Palace Garden Party

Robert Thorpe

This will take place on Tuesday 30th May from 14:00 to 17:00.  A member of the Royal Family will be attending. 656 Squadron Association have been allocated places on a first come, first served basis. Places are allocated to eligible veterans with a disability or illness; one guest/escort per veteran is permitted. Veterans who attended a NFA Garden or Christmas Party … Read More

Association annual reunion dinner & AGM, and Squadron Families Day

Robert Thorpe

This year we are being hosted by the Squadron at Wattisham, and we have been invited to join them on their Families Day. The Familes Day and dinner will be on Friday 2nd June, and the AGM on Saturday morning 3rd June. Members will receive full details of the weekend’s programme by email, and in the journal.

Falkland Islands Reunion 3 BAS & CDO AIR TPS

Robert Thorpe

  A proposed outline programme may be found here. Those who were with 656 in 1982 and wish to attend please contact Major Peter Cameron (OC 3 BAS in 1982) at petercameron@btopenworld.com

Falklands 35

Robert Thorpe

  Planning is well advanced for the 35th Anniversary Parade of PARA Regiment & Airborne Forces Falklands veterans in Aldershot. More details may be found here.

651 Squadron 75th Anniversary commemorative event

Robert Thorpe

To celebrate the formation of the first AOP Squadron 75 years ago in 1941, Old Sarum is hosting an invitation-only event on Sunday 7th August. More details may be found here.

Remembrance Sunday Parade

Robert Thorpe

The Royal British Legion has significantly tightened its ticket allocation for the Remembrance Parade. If you wish to join the contingent, you must apply as soon as possible. More details may be found here.