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Ranil Jayawardena during a visit to RAF Odiham

MP steps up pressure for RAF Odiham accommodation upgrade

North East Hampshire MP Ranil Jayawardena is urging people to sign a petition calling on the Government to take action over 'outdated' living quarters

Family of RAF Odiham serviceman killed in helicopter crash 'let down by MOD'

The Ministry of Defence has faced criticism from relatives of the five servicemen killed after the crash in Afghanistan in April 2014

RAF Odiham helicopter crash inquest into death of servicemen in Afghanistan begins

Warrant Officer Spencer Faulkner had not carried out a required familiarisation flight on three occasions before returning to duty before the crash - but was described as a "very experienced pilot"

RAF aircraft crash response to be tested in secret Rushmoor mission

An aircraft crash simulation training exercise will take place at Rushmoor Arena over the course of two days this month - but RAF cannot reveal when it will happen

Odiham Chinooks take part in Mediterranean mission training

Helicopters based in Odiham have been flying across beaches and training areas in Exercise South West Sword

RAF Odiham helps footy fans get kitted out in Africa and beyond

Personnel from RAF Odiham have been working with Hampshire FA to send unwanted kits to developing countries

Graduating students with mentors, Mike Miller-Smith (front right) and RAF Odiham pilots Chris Greensides and Max Card

RAF Odiham pilots 'proud' after disabled children graduate from flying course

The five Aerobility Aviation graduates were given a certificate and congratulated by RAF pilots from Odiham

Aldershot Military Festival: Town prepares for week-long Armed Forces celebration

Find out a rundown of the events planned during the Aldershot Military Festival which starts on Monday (June 22)

Historic RAF Odiham gets £51m training contract

Take a look at RAF Odiham's past, as a multi-million pound contract ensures the future of training at the base looks strong

Vigils to honour victims of Nepalese earthquake disaster

Two vigils will be held in Aldershot this bank holiday week, while relief efforts have been supported by Chinooks from RAF Odiham

Magna Carta embroidery ready to go on show to the public

The embroidery will be unveiled by the High Sheriff of Hampshire and will be on display at Odiham library

Afghanistan servicemen honoured for 'bravery and sacrifice' in service

RAF Odiham involved in flypast at St Paul's Cathedral service attended by David Cameron to honour those killed or injured in conflict

David Cameron announces £420m defence contract for RAF Odiham

The Ministry of Defence has signed a contract to safeguard 450 jobs and provide technical support

Odiham Chinooks helping Afghanistan into a 'better state'

Squadron leader says she is proud of helicopter force's support of Afghan government and security services

Father-of-five died 'almost instantly' at Odiham community event, inquest hears

Gordon Philips died 'almost instantly' when he was hit by a car after the Odiham Extravaganza last year

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



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