Wing Commanders Swap Over

On 11th October 2012 RAF Marham’s 31 Squadron said goodbye to its Officer Commanding Wing Commander Jim Mulholland MA BSc (Hons) RAF and welcomed their new Squadron boss Wing Commander Rich Yates MBE.

31 Sqn at Work Photographs

Les Hendry an association member has been to visit the Squadron on several occasions and has captured some great images of the Squadron at work and receiving medals so he has kindly uploaded some of the images and has given us access to them at the following links. Medal Ceremony Nov 11 Goldstar Day on 31 Sqn Goldstar Day 2 …

Air Commodore Peter Scott

Air Commodore Peter Scott, who has died aged 87, flew 40 combat missions with the USAF during the Korean War and played a key role in the introduction into RAF service of the Javelin all-weather fighter.

Goldstars on the One Show

On friday the 3rd Feb 2012 on the BBC One Show a small feature clip was shown of RAF Marham and a certain serving pilot called Woody from you guessed it, 31 Sqn Goldstars.

Ex Goldstar Receives Croix de la ValeurMilitaire

A Royal Air Force aircrew officer has received the Croix de la ValeurMilitaire (Cross of Military Valour) with bronze star from the Prime Minister of France in recognition of his actions whilst serving with the French Air Force in Afghanistan. Flight Lieutenant Ian Abson, 43, is an RAF Weapons System Officer who is currently on a three-year exchange posting with …

No 31 Sqn receive their Afghanistan Operational Medals

In front of the AOC No 1 Gp, friends, family and local digniteries, No 31 Sqn from RAF Marham received their Operational Medals this week. The Tornado GR4 Sqn arrived back from Afghanistan at the end of November and, after a period of leave, are now back at RAF Marham regenerating their skill base in areas such as night flying …

Welcome Home Goldstars

Just a quick note to let everyone know the Squadron has return to the UK safely this afternoon.

Update from Afghanistan

It’s August in Afghanistan and the members of 31 Squadron and their Tornado GR4 aircraft are being prepared for their mission. It’s their fifth week deployed on Operation HERRICK in support of UK, ISAF and Afghan ground forces. The night team have just ‘clocked off’ and the day shift are about to ‘walk’ to their aircraft. Meanwhile the Ground Alert …

Goldstars Replace The Dambusters In Afghanistan

617 Squadron, the ‘Dambusters’, have handed over the mantle of resident Tornado GR4 Detachment at Kandahar Airfield in Afghanistan to 31 Squadron, the ‘Goldstars’, on 15 July 2011. The seamless transition between RAF Lossiemouth-based 617 Squadron, and 31 Squadron, from RAF Marham, will enable the sustainment of Tornado GR4 operations in Afghanistan, providing Close Air Support and Tactical Reconnaissance for …

Support the Squadron Charity Event

In July 2011 31 Squadron will deploy to Afghanistan in support of Op Herrick. Those amongst you that are old Squadron members will recall our motto In Caelum Indicum Primus, and it is back to the area of the Northwestern Frontier that we return, again directly supporting our UK troops, and those of our NATO Allies.