First meeting date announced for March branch for ex-National Service airmen

PUBLISHED: 12:35 28 January 2015 | UPDATED: 12:35 28 January 2015

Graham Wesley. Picture: Steve Williams.

Graham Wesley. Picture: Steve Williams.

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A branch for ex-National Service airmen will meet for the first time next month.

Graham Wesley, who served in the RAF from 1957-9, says the group’s first meeting will take place at the Oliver Cromwell Hotel in March on Monday, February 16 from 10am-noon.

The group will go on trips to places of interest and attend official events like the Remembrance Day Parade in London.

Mr Wesley says there has been a “very good response” since he promoted his idea for a March branch in last Friday’s Cambs Times.

He said: “There has been a very good response. I’ve already signed up 10 people to the group, which is a good start, and lots of people have left messages saying they would like to join.”

The National Service (Royal Air Force) Association was formed in 2002 by a small group of ex-RAF National Servicemen in the Midlands.

It has grown to 2,400 members, who meet twice yearly at national reunions.

If you would like to find out more about the March group, call Graham Wesley on 01354 657686 or e-mail g.wesley258@btinternet.com

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