Royal Air Force Deputy Commanders Commendation
The Chief of the Air Staff Warrant Officers (CASWO) Recognition Award
The Chief of the Air Staff Commendation
Serving SNCO in the Royal Air Force with a passion for British Military History. This interest and passion started from a young age not really taking off until my posting to RAF Northolt. During my time at the RAF's last active Battle of Britain station I began delivering tours at the No.11Gp Bunker, RAF Uxbridge under the expert guidance and tutelage of Chris Wren MBE, this completed in my spare capacity. It would be this very location where my new found skill set as a Public Speaker was launched.
Following on from this and a subsequent move across the UK I have compiled a series of bespoke talks, lectures and vignettes based on the RAF's distinguished moments aswell as other aspects of military history. Since then I have delivered, at requests my knowledge base across the UK to RAF units including RAF Akrotiri, Cyprus and a breadth of military & civilian organisations. My talks range from 45 minutes to 3 hours, after dinner speeches/vignettes tailored with audiences ranging from 3 and upwards of a 120.
Recognition received through the Queen's Birthday Honours List 2015 & 2017, added to this direct praise from the higher echelons of the British Military. The newest addition to my ever expanding portfolio being 'The Aries Flights'.
The passion and drive will continue with my unique delivery style ensuring the audience is engaged throughout.
The ultimate sacrifice committed by those affected by war will be remembered.
'We will remember them'
RAF Odiham Officers Mess Battle of Britain Dining In Night Sep 17.
MOD Boscombe Down Air Support Operations Centre (ASOC) RAF 100 The Battle of Britain 9 May 18.
RAF Odiham WO & Sgt's Mess RAF 100 Dining In Night 18 May 18.
RAF Odiham Historical Air Power Lecture 20 Jun 18.
HMS Victory RAF Odiham Operations Wing Dining In Night The Royal Navy & Royal Air Force 6 Jul 18.
The Rotary Club of Basingstoke Deane RAF100, No.11Gp of RAF Fighter Command & RAF Odiham Talk 31 Jul 18.
RAF Halton Regional Royal Air Forces Association RAF Centenary Dinner 5 Aug 18.
617 'The Dam Busters'Sqn delivering the history of the Royal Air Force Centenary Talk 14 Aug 18.
No. 600 (City of London) Squadron RAuxAF Headquarters RAF Northolt The Battle of Britain 19 Aug 18.
RAF Benson WO & Sgt's Mess Battle of Britain Dining In Night 7 Sep 18.
MOD Northwood HQ Officers Mess
Battle of Britain Dining In Night 13 Sep 18.
RAF Shawbury Officers Mess Battle of Britain Dining In Night 14 Sep 18.
RAF Valley IV/XXV Sqn RAF 100 & Battle of Britain Talk 21 Sep 18.
RAF Valley WO & Sgt's Mess Battle of Britain Dining In Night 21 Sep 18.
Headstone Manor RAF 100 The Battle of Britain 25 Sep 18.
The Rotary Club Basingstoke and Deane
The Battle of France & The Battle of Britain 25 Sep 18.
RAF Shawbury The Aries Flights 18 Oct 18.
RAF Shawbury Aries Honours & Awards Ceremony Guest Speaker with DCom Cap, AM Wigston 18 Oct 18.
Official Reformation Ceremony for No.11 Gp, with DCom Ops, AM Atha at the Officers Mess, Air Command 1 Nov 18.
RAF Odiham Station RAF 100 Celebration Lectures 7 Nov 18.
Rowland Castle Historical Society RAF Inter War Years 9 Nov 18.
Odiham Village 'Battle's Over' The Great War Centenary Commemoration Service Guest Speaker 11 Nov 18.
Al Minhad Air Base, United Arab Emirates RAF 101 Anniversary Talk 29 Mar 19.
The Alton Townswomen Guild - No,11 Gp of RAF Fighter Command - 16 Jul 19.
Farnborough Library - The Battle of Britain - 20 Jul 19.
Basingstoke Library - The Battle of Britain - 10 Aug 19.
RAF Odiham Warrant Officers & Sgt's Mess Battle of Britain Dining In Night 6 Sep 19.
Bentley Priory Museum - No.11 Gp of RAF Fighter Command - 27 Sep 19.
The British Embassy in the United Arab Emirates - The Battle of Britain - 30 Sep - 4 Oct 19.
North Hampshire Austin Enthusiasts Group, - No.11 Gp of RAF Fighter Command -14 Oct 19.
The Farnham & District Museum Society 10 Oct 19.
Headstone Manor and Museum Date TBC.
Royal Air Forces Association, Shrewsbury Branch, 4 Nov 19.
Wykeham Probus Club 6 Nov 19.
Alton Town Seniors Lunch 10 Feb 20.
No dedicated memorial to the highest scoring British born pilot during the RAF's defining moment, The Battle of Britain. Flt Lt Eric Lock became the highest scoring pilot with a total of 26 aircraft destroyed, 8 probable. Mike Bradbury of The Royal Observer Corp with support from An RAF Story are raising funds to create a dedicated memorial to remember Eric in his home town of Shrewsbury, Shropshire. Please follow the link below for further information on RAF Fighter Command's highest scoring Fighter Ace.
An RAF Story dedicated charity that will see all fees go towards something truly aw inspiring, wonderful and one hell of a way to remember the 55,573 Bomber Boys who made the ultimate sacrifice.
The Bomber County Gateway Trust has been formed with the object of designing, procuring, constructing and installing an iconic landmark art installation on the county border of Nottinghamshire and Lincolnshire.
Donations can be made through the link to the website below.
A public speaker by request delivering insightful and engaging talks & vignettes nationwide on the RAF's defining moments. All fees going towards a designated charity or trust to help and assist them in maintaing the memory of the Royal Air Force.
Each talk costs £60 (excluding travel fees) with all fees going to my selected Charity at the time. I will always aim to support all charities that help current and former serving members of the Royal Air Force. All funds raised in 2017/18 going towards 'The Eric Lock Memorial' in which myself and relative of Eric, Mike Bradbury aim to erect a memorial in his honour.
Vignettes/After Dinner Speeches fee are on request (excluding travel fees) again these fees will go directly to a charity.
In this the Centenary year of the formation of the world's first independent Air Force, The Royal Air Force I am delivering talks and vignettes completely tailored to your needs. These talks will remember the heroic efforts of all who have served and the defining moments of this proud service.
A definitive account of the precise intricacies and workings into Royal Air Force Fighter Commands best kept wartime secret.
A bespoke, engaging and comprehensive account on why the worlds first independent Air Force, the Royal Air Force remembers the summer of 1940.
The advancement of Navigational Techniques pioneered by the RAF for the British Empire and its Commonwealth during and post World War 2.
Tailored, bespoke and engaging Vignettes for all formal dinners & Military Dining In Nights - Price on Request with all proceeds going to my nominated charity at the time.