I am pleased to announce on behalf of the Adjudicators that in recognition of his outstanding contribution to RAFPA the recipient of the Alan Rusling Memorial Award for 2009 is TONY LAKE

When making their decision the Adjudicators considered the following to be relevant:

1.     The effort and aplomb he has put into the role of Association Treasurer.


2.     The huge contribution he has made to the Repatriation Ceremonies carried out in the Wiltshire town of Wootton Bassett.


My personal thanks to David Wardell & Steve Cattell for acting as Adjudicators.


Further information relating to the award can be found at


Neil Rusling