"This year's traditional annual ceremony at the RAF Police Memorial, was the
main joint event celebrating and commemorating RAF Police 100. The weather was
bright sunshine throughout the day. There were probably over 70 members of the
Association present and a further 130 in families and other former RAF police of
The march past started at the RAF Regiment Memorial and
it was led by the RAF College Cranwell band followed by a 20 strong contingent
of serving RAF Police. Then came Brian Flinn with our National Standard
followed by 7 Branch Standards. The Chairman, Alan Mitchell lead the
Association contingent of over 50. In charge of us was the Association National
Parade Marshal, Bill Veazey MBE.
The saltute was taken by the Air
Officer RAF Police and Association President, Air Commodore Frank Clifford OBE
RAF. The Provost Marshal and Association Vice President, Group Captain Steve
Horne MA BSc (Hons) RAF was in attendance as was the previous PM, Group Captain
Kevin Bailey and Group Captain Brian Ripley.