I've got these photos on my RAF Luqa Remembered website and thought you might
like them for the RAFPA site.
Daughter is also RAF Police, currently in Afghanistan for
the past 3 weeks. Bit of a shock to the system after she had a whale of a time
in Al-Udeid for a few months last year!
The Two photos of the Provost Club and RAF Police Luqa
1977 are from Joe Buttigieg, the other two of the police dog flight and early
70's are from Hector Farrugia. Both alive and well and still living in
The photo of the dog section reminded me of 1973 when we
had serious threats from El-Fatah. I was sent to man the AOC's PYE radio in his
study at the residence. Middle of the night I used to let the dog handlers into
the study for a cup of coffee and a sandwich.
I remember one rather large German Shepherd Dog called
Satan! He was almost black and lay on the study floor watching me all the time.
The handler told me that he was ok as long as I didn't make any sudden moves.
You know when everything happens in slow motion, it was a bit like
Dave (Ex RAF Telegraphist 1965-78)
David Rose / Gloucester
Provost Club 1974 x - Joe - x - FLt Worsley OC - Sgt
Coutts - Cpl Jim Rose - Cpl Yates and ladies
RAF Police, Luqa, 1977. Joe 2nd from left.
RAF Police Dog flight from late 70s - from Hector
RAF Police Flight early 70s - from Hector