7644 Squadron RAuxAF

Providing media operations, ensuring the actions of our Armed Forces are communicated and understood.

Always the truth


7644 Squadron deploy around the world planning and delivering media operations as part of national and coalition operations. The Squadron provides media and campaign support in the UK and overseas to the RAF and wider UK Defence. Roles include Media Operations Officers, Media Escorts, Social Media Specialists, Event Planners and Media Trainers as well as Mobile News Teams including Journalists, Reporters, Photographers and Videographers. Personnel are recruited nationally and join either 7644 Squadron at RAF Halton, or are based in detached flights with RAuxAF squadrons throughout the UK.


1940   Formed as the brainchild of Lord Beaverbrook. 

1945   After World War Two, the RAF recognised the benefits of maintaining a small number of journalists in uniform as part of other units.

1997   PR specialists became 7644 (R) Public Relations Squadron when the RAF Volunteer Reserve and Royal Auxiliary Air Force were amalgamated.


7644 Sqn, RAF Halton, Aylesbury, Bucks, HP22 5PG

For media enquiries, please contact the media and communications team at RAF Halton.

For recruitment enquiries, please phone: 0345 606 9069

Connect with 7644 Squadron RAuxAF