Royal Air Force Lyneham is the Home of the Hercules, which
fly to all corners of the globe, 24 hours a day 7 days a week.
The Hercules affectionately known as Fat Albert, have been regarded
as, and still are, the work horse of the Armed Forces. The aircraft
and personnel from this active Wiltshire base have been the first
in and last out on many of the many conflicts overseas. The station
which had been threatened with closure as a result of a Strategic
Defence Review , then handed a lifeline during the Iraq conflict,
has now been confirmed to close by 2012. We bring you the news
that affects RAF Lyneham, its personnel and community.
We have many stories relating to this decision. The life at
Lyneham, it's personnel and inface with the local community. What
are your thoughts? Place them on the Forum here
RAF Lyneham News Stories 2008