21st January: NFAAA Committee Meeting.
The Secretary and Vice Chairman attended the meeting at RNA Hanworth
23rd January: Kent Branch AGM
9th February: To mark the 75th Anniversary of The Channel Dash; 825 NAS held a Service of Remembrance followed by a Mess Dinner at HMS Heron. The Secretary and Vice Chairman attended to represent the Branch and lay a wreath.
12th February: CDA Memorial Service in Ramsgate. On a very cold Sunday, members gathered for the Service at the CDA Memorial in Ramsgate, which included a fly past of Wildcat Helicopters from 825 NAS.
7th - 10th April: The Reunion Weekend was this year held at Kettering with the Vice Chairman (Geoff Owens), Secretary (Mike Foote) and Barrie Davies attending from the Kent Branch. On the Sunday it was the Bletchley Park visit which was very interesting but way over our heads, especially after the Gala Dinner the night before.
24th April: Pembroke House meeting. The meeting and lunch was attended by 13 members, with the all important “lamp swinging” around the bar.