I thought 21 Sigs was excellent but that was......12 years ago Great location and good bunch of blokes although there were loads of bone exercises. Red Baufighter, Lead Baufighter etc etc. Do they still go on ?
I understand 244 became part of 21 Sigs - is the squadron still allowed to use the Red Hand emblem ?
Those were the days - A Troop 244 - best posting of my career - Brize Norton 1984-88; a great place to be based - no guards, RAF wouldn't have us on the gates so hardly any duties - on exercise 200+ days a year, all over the world (or Europe anyway), and the added bonus of irritating the shit out of 249 !!
I was at 21 from 2001 to 2003 and had a fantastic time. Location is outstanding and if you dont bugger off home every weekend Bath and Bristol are fantastic on the lash. Especially during freshers week.
One downside of it though is it's a bloody expensive area. I'm still paying off some of my debts from there. It was worth it though.