KEVIN O’Hara aged 27 from Cranes Park Road, Sheldon, has graduated from The Recruit Training Squadron at RAF Halton near Aylesbury in Buckinghamshire, after completing nine weeks basic training.
Kevin, who won The Lord Lieutenant of Bucks Trophy, which is awarded to the recruit who shows the greatest effort and achievement in training on their flight will now go to RAF Brize Norton to train as a Logistics Mover.
Kevin said: ‘I thoroughly enjoyed my nine weeks training here at Recruit Training Squadron.
“I have learned so much and met so many people. The highlight of my time here has been the ground defence training but I have benefited enormously from the physical training elements.
“I was overjoyed to have won the award for displaying the most effort and determination on my Flight and I look forward now to starting the next phase of my professional training’.
Kevin went to Archbishop Isleys Secondary School prior to joining the Royal Air Force.
Squadron Leader Jan De Vry, Officer Commanding Recruit Training Squadron, said: ‘Kevin has done well.
“He has developed both as a person and as an airman during the Recruit Training Course, and proven to be one of the best trainees this year.
“The RAF is continuing its search for new recruits and I urge anybody interested in working in the demanding and fast-moving RAF environment to visit their local Armed Forces Careers Office or see www.rafcareers.com .”
Kevin joined the RAF at the Birmingham Royal Air Force Recruitment Office.