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Defence Minister MP Phillip Dunne views RAF Odiham's impressive new Mk6 Chinook

MP Phillip Dunne said the fleet of Mk6 Chinooks provide "remarkable capabilities" for our armed forces

Veterans mourn RAF Odiham pilot who survived WWII air attack

HG "Jimmy" James was hit while carrying a VIP passenger to meet Winston Churchill in August 1942

Acts of remembrance respected by hundreds of people in Hart

Poignant services took place in Fleet and Yateley on Remembrance Sunday, 100 years on from the start of the First World War

Odiham Chinook crews unlikely to head to Iraq

Ministry of Defence spokesman said Chinook crews from RAF Odiham are unlikely to be used to help Yazidi refugees trapped on Mount Sinjar

Bodies of RAF Odiham servicemen killed in Afghanistan helicopter crash returned to UK

The bodies of four servicemen from RAF Odiham, along with a fifth serviceman, who were killed in a helicopter crash in Afghanistan have been repatriated to the UK

Hart District Council chairman Stephen Gorys lays flowers at RAF Odiham updated

RAF Odiham soldiers killed in Afghanistan helicopter crash

Captain Thomas Clarke, Flight Lieutenant Rakesh Chauhan, Warrant Officer Spencer Faulkner, Corporal James Walters and Lance Corporal Oliver Thomas were killed in the crash

Helicopter crew and soldier recognised on Operational Honours list

Military honours for personnel involved in dramatic helicopter escape and IED-hit vehicle rescue

Aviation enthusiast launches first photography exhibition

Tom Mercer, from Hook, has his work featured in the Farnborough Air Sciences Trust Museum in Farnborough

A fallen tree on Hawley Lane, Blackwater

Weekend winds were 'the worst' in years

Two-hundred trees were blown down in stormy weather at the weekend causing disruption, power cuts and damage to homes and cars

East coast relief efforts from RAF Odiham Chinook

RAF Odiham crews support Typhoon Haiyan relief efforts

Teams from the Odiham airbase were also working along the north-east coast of England during last week's storm surge


Tributes to former RAF Odiham pilot killed in Glasgow helicopter crash

David Traill is one of nine people confirmed dead after the police helicopter plunged into the roof of The Clutha bar

Personnel from RAF Odiham and the Military Accident Investigation Branch simulating an aircraft accident recovery operation with a Lynx helicopter in Aldershot

RAF helicopter crash scenario tests emergency response

A mock exercise of a Lynx helicopter crashing in Aldershot was used in major incident practice for military and emergency service personnel          

In pictures: The aftermath of St Jude's Storm

Roads were left flooded and trees were brought crashing down on top of cars in North Camp and Farnborough after winds battered Hampshire and rain lashed down

Bumper harvest of South East In Bloom awards for gardeners

Floral displays praised by judges as 18 awards are handed out to Hampshire entries

Military honours for Afghanistan bravery

The bravery of soldiers from the 1st Battalion Grenadier Guards plus a medic and pilot based at RAF Odiham has been recognised

RAF Odiham officer dies in Highlands avalanche

Flight Lieutenant Fran Capps was one of three people who died on February 14

Designer LCpl Ana Lavekau with Cpl Hugh Smith and Sgt Rob Cruikshanks

Fijian art inspires soldier's underwear design

The Reload Tribal range has been created by Ana Lavekau, who founded the London Pacific Fashion Show

RAF Odiham accommodation block approved

A block of 53 en-suite bedrooms for senior and junior officers will be built at the Chinook base

RAF Odiham-based pilot awarded Flying Cross

A PILOT from RAF Odiham has been honoured for saving the life of a soldier in Afghanistan.

New police air support scheme will 'boost coverage'

A NEW crime-busting service providing 24-hour air support in Hampshire came into force on Monday.


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