March woman named RAF100 Centenary Apprentice of the Year

Former March resident Lauren Arnold has been awarded the prestigious RAF100 Centenary Apprentice of

Former March resident Lauren Arnold has been awarded the prestigious RAF100 Centenary Apprentice of Year - Credit: Archant

A former March resident who is responsible for ensuring that 3,500 military and civilian personnel are trained has been awarded the RAF100 Centenary Apprentice of Year.

SAC Lauren Arnold (25) was presented with her trophy by chief of the air staff, air chief marshal Sir Steven Hillier.

The event took place at the RAF Museum where winners and guests dined under the Lancaster bomber.

There were 24 winners across all the trade groups in the RAF.

Lauren is a logistics driver currently based at RAF Coningsby.


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As well as being able to drive almost every vehicle the RAF operates she is responsible for ensuring that 3,500 military and civilian personnel are provided with the required driver training courses and that currency on MT orders and licensing is maintained.

Lauren has also maintained contact with her cadet roots being a service instructor at 1220 (March) Squadron and assisting with cadet visits to Coningsby.

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