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Defence School of Photography

The Defence School of Photography, also known as ‘DSOP’ or ‘The School’ is the centre of excellence within Defence that delivers photographic training to Service personnel across the three Services and Civil Service. The school trains both professional and nonprofessional […]


Over the last year a newly formed Green ASTRA Pillar has come together at RAF Cosford. It’s our mission to raise awareness of the issues associated with Climate Change and consider new initiatives that help us to improve Cosford’s carbon […]


Attention all playing or potential Pipers and Drummers. RAF Cosford now has a full time Pipe Major appointed to form a Pipes and Drums within RAF Cosford. This will allow RAF Cosford to have an established Pipe Band and further […]


1235-136 Mechanical Technician Course.


We took part in parades across the West Midlands to mark Remembrance. Personnel were also in Manchester and other towns and cities, as well as mainland Europe.

Battle of Britain Parade

The annual Battle of Britain Parade was held at RAF Cosford on Sunday 8 September. Excellent support from the RAF Cosford Voluntary Band, RAF Association Standard Bearers and local Air Cadets ensured that the parade was a huge success and a […]

Steve Jones Leaves

After more than two and a half decades at RAF Cosford, Mr Steve Jones left on promotion to Principle Lecturer and moved to the Defence College of Technical Training based at RAF Lyneham. Steve joined the Civil Service in 1996 […]

Goodbye Gaz

Personnel from across the RAF came together to say farewell to Sqn Ldr Gaz Stevens, who was tragically killed in a motor cycle accident on Saturday 29 June. His funeral was held at Telford Crematorium and was attended by hundreds of personnel […]


The Wolves Women Football Club experienced training of a different kind on a visit to Cosford on 19 July. The squad were on a team building day and were given the opportunity to visit one of our training hangars. They were able […]

DSOP Students Photograph D-Day Commemorations

On 6 June, student photographers from DSOP had the distinct honour of photographing an event at the National Memorial Arboretum to commemorate the 75th Anniversary of D-Day on 6 June 2019. HRH The Duke of Cambridge led the commemorations which were attended […]

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