All change at Rushden RAFA

Pictured: Left Jim Doran and right Paul O’Dell.

FOLLOWING its annual general meeting Rushden’s Royal Air Forces Association, (RAFA), has announced Paul O’Dell, and Jim Doran have been duly appointed as President and Vice-President respectively.

Paul served in the RAF from 1960-1963 as Senior Air Craftsman with the Ground Signals Unit, joined RAFA in 1990 and was appointed a committee trustee in 2018 before being appointed as President.

Jim served as Sergeant from 1970 to 1985 as an electronics engineer, joining RAFA in 2011, and appointed a committee trustee in 2014 before being appointed as Vice President.

Other appointments to the committee include Peter Trafford-Smith as Honourable Secretary. Peter is Royal Aeronautical Society Affiliate and was a RAF Historical Society Associate.

Branch membership is open to all, not just RAF veterans, and has a very active social calendar.

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