As an RAF Regiment Gunner, you will specialise in combat tactics, weaponry, fieldcraft and force protection. You will be part of a highly trained team carrying out a range of crucial duties to defend RAF bases and overseas air operations.
WHY JOIN THE RAF RESERVES
The skills you acquire as a Reserve won’t just prepare you for the RAF, they will enhance your work and civilian life.
THE ROLE OF AN RAF REGIMENT GUNNER
The RAF Regiment is a highly-specialised force with responsibility for providing Force Protection to enable and support air operations. Specialists in ground combat operations, the RAF Regiment contributes to the defence of RAF airfields in the UK and overseas, Forward Air Controlling, ceremonial duties, and support to Special Forces operations.
Your training will start with a Basic Recruit Training Course consisting of 4 weekends at your chosen RAF Reserves Squadron, followed by a 15-day residential training course at RAF Halton in Buckinghamshire. This training course will prepare you for service life in one of the most respected military forces in the world; it is also designed to help you tune into the military environment and way of life. As well as military training, you will learn about the core values, code of conduct and history of the RAF, as well as its unique lifestyle.
After successfully completing initial training, you will be trained for your specific role in the RAF either at your squadron or another RAF station in the UK.
Day rate starts at £39.34 + Benefits
600 Sqn, RAF Northolt, Middlesex (Ex-Regular only)
603 Sqn, Edinburgh, Edinburgh
606 Sqn, RAF Benson, Oxon (Extremely limited vacancies)
609 Sqn, RAF Leeming, North Yorkshire (Extremely limited vacancies)
2503 Sqn, RAF Waddington, Lincolnshire (No current vacancies)
2620 Sqn, RAF Marham, Norfolk
2622 Sqn (Highland), RAF Lossiemouth, Moray
2623 Sqn, RAF Honington, Suffolk
2624 Sqn, RAF Brize Norton, Oxfordshire (Extremely limited vacancies)
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