ROYAL AIR FORCE
Royal Air Force St Mawgan is the only RAF Station west of Oxfordshire and, as such, it is the hub of Royal Air Force activity in the south west.
It parents some 3,000 personnel throughout the region and it trains some 5,000 personnel from throughout Defence in survival training per year and, additionally, provides 100,000 bed-nights a year to regulars, reservists and cadets who come to the region to train.
In addition, it accommodates around 2,000 soldiers of the 3-star Headquarters of the NATO Allied Rapid Reaction Corps for six months of the year; therefore, there are significant periods when the Station strength will be in the region of 2,500 people, many of whom will be from NATO nations.
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