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“It is with overwhelming sadness that the Royal Air Force and Royal Auxiliary Air Force mourn the death of Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II. During her long and glorious reign, she has been the embodiment of a life dedicated to the service of the Nation and the Commonwealth, and for that has been admired by millions around the world. Her Majesty, as Head of the Armed Forces, has been a constant source of inspiration and a pillar of strength to all have been privileged to serve her. Those who had the honour of meeting Her Majesty will never forget their interaction and the deep sense of pride they felt in that moment. On behalf of everyone in the Royal Air Force, serving, retired and their families, I offer our deepest condolences to His Majesty The King and the Royal Family”.

With love, prayers and best wishes to you all. ‘Their efforts to preserve the freedom of the world were not in vain and will never be forgotten’



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