George Burton, Director, Counterpoint Market Intelligence Ltd with Leading Aircraftsman Lance Corporal Dee Horscroft from 501 Squadron RAF Reserves. The Squadron provides logistics support with roles in supply, storage, distribution and driving. In her civilian role Dee works within NHS Mental Health as a project manager. Dee said, “I am an adrenaline junkie, I love vehicles and am a real petrol head. It was a no brainer to become an RAF Reservist. My employer is very supportive and the Trust has a Reservist Policy aligned with SaBRE.”
Mr Stuart West and Mr Jon Arnstsen from Emmeti UK (an engineering company) talking to Corporal Susan Berrecote, a full-time Reservist with 4624 Squadron RAF Reserves. Mr Arnstsen said, “Coming along to an event such as this really highlights how Reservists are able to develop transferable skills that are of interest to employers. Additionally Reservists have a sense of duty and the opportunity to enjoy a wide range of experiences that develop them personally.”
Members of 4626 Aeromedical Evacuation Squadron gave visitors a guided tour of C-17 Globemaster which played a key role in supporting troops in Iraq and Afghanistan and delivers important humanitarian support worldwide. Guest were interested to hear about the role of members of the Squadron in caring for sick or injured military personnel or civilians on the ground and in the air, and ensuring patients are safely move to a hospital or military establishment.