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 Post subject: Air Vice-Marshal David Hawkins Commandant General has died.
PostPosted: Thu Mar 07, 2019 8:38 pm 
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Hi,

Commandant General of the RAF Regiment.

Air Vice-Marshal David Hawkins, who has died aged 81, rose from being a National Service gunner in the RAF Regiment (the corps charged with the defence of airfields and protecting RAF assets) to becoming its head as Commandant General, and then became the Yeoman Usher of the Black Rod in the Palace of Westminster and Gentleman Usher to the Queen.

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I would have liked to have met him , but sadly that is not an option . :salute:


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Ian,

Depending upon your beliefs you may still have a chance... :wink:

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Smartass ... :lolabove:
I think it just as well he is where is now .... no awkward questions from me about Rituals or Guarding Seacrets on pain of Death . Its such a shame that these old Gents die without being de- briefed to use those hidden stories to help others . Most of them have never been asked .
The Black Rod is a restricted order ,and you cant enter by chance . The actual Black Rod is an amazing Artifact of a different time ...and has surpising qualities ....The Vedas desribe something well similar .... Its great that the Orders etc .dont have a clue of what the are prortraying , or guarding.... and even better still the Black Rod that has been " Fed" with dark stuff , just may go white.... Its made that way . There may be a reaction . :-D
Belief systems ..yeh, Well....somehow I can get along without that . I prefer my own perception to stories of santa Claus , tooth fairys and omnipotant saviours that will change your Life ! and got divinely nailed for Your Sins before you were born . . The Hindus are with the Karma thing , Buddests are advoiding the fact that they have diabolic rituals and worse in their belief system ... that is exactly what the Hindus support ....and the Bloody Catholic Church ..I say Bloody ..Think the Inquision . Islam has the same issues .
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You have way too much time on your hands mate...

I'd think with all those fucking fucks chasing you around you'd be a little less "relaxed"... ;-)

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Chopper I have to say that man has to believe in something or else they will go mad. :lol: :lol: NOw if you send me suit cases full of money I will start a religeous movement that you can believe in and follow.


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Obituary (as published in Daily Telegraph - 07/03/19)

Air Vice-Marshal David Hawkins

Air Vice-Marshal David Hawkins, who has died aged 81, rose from being a National Service gunner in the RAF Regiment (the corps charged with the defence of airfields and protecting RAF assets) to becoming its head as Commandant General, and then became the Yeoman Usher of the Black Rod in the Palace of Westminster and Gentleman Usher to the Queen.

Tall, smart and with an imposing manner, Hawkins had two spells – including command in 1974 – with the Queen’s Colour Squadron (QCS), the custodian of the Queen’s Colour for the RAF in the United Kingdom. Manned exclusively by officers and men of the RAF Regiment, it provides the sole escort to the Colour when it performs its numerous public duties.

The QCS is tasked routinely with many public ceremonial duties including the Mounting of the Guard at Buckingham Palace, Windsor Castle and the Tower of London. It also provides guards of honour for various visiting heads of state.

The Squadron is still famed for its displays of continuity arms drill, performed without a single word of command, and holds the world record for the greatest number of silent drill movements – more than 2,700,000 – carried out within a 24-hour period.

The second son of Group Captain Charles Hawkins, OBE, AFC, and the former Norah Terry, David Richard Hawkins was born on April 5 1937 at Streatham, South London, and was educated at Downside.

In 1955 he started his National Service as an airman gunner in the RAF Regiment but was soon selected for officer training and received a short-service commission in September 1956.

After a probationary period with 37 Squadron RAF Regiment, a light anti-aircraft (LAA) unit in Cyprus, he was awarded a cadetship leading to a permanent commission. He was the last RAF Regiment officer to complete the course at the Royal Military Academy, Sandhurst, before the RAF assumed sole responsibility for training its Regiment officers.

In June 1960 Hawkins returned to RAF Akrotiri in Cyprus as a flight commander with 63 Squadron, RAF Regiment (LAA). Nine months later the squadron was redeployed to Singapore to provide defence for the RAF’s main airfield at Tengah.

In May 1963 he was selected to be the Aide-de-Camp to the Chief of the Air Staff, firstly Air Chief Marshal Sir Thomas Pike and then Air Chief Marshal Sir Charles Elworthy. This was followed by three years as an instructor at the RAF College Cranwell before he returned in June 1968 to 63 (LAA) Squadron in Singapore as the deputy squadron commander. He qualified as a parachutist and joined the 63 Squadron Parachute Team.

With the British withdrawal from Singapore and the return of 63 Squadron to the UK, Hawkins was assigned in 1969 to the Air Attaché’s office in Bangkok as a member of a Commonwealth airbase defence team covering the Vietnam War.

Returning to Britain from Thailand in June 1971, Hawkins assumed command of 37 Squadron RAF Regiment (LAA) based at the RAF Regiment Depot, RAF Catterick. Although trained as anti-aircraft gunners, the squadron deployed every year for four-monthly periods to Northern Ireland in the defence of the RAF airfield at Aldergrove and the radar site at Bishop’s Court, and in the infantry role in support of the Army on the streets of Belfast. In March 1974 he assumed command of the QCS.

On occasions Hawkins and members of his squadron found themselves in demand on less formal occasions and these included an appearance as guests of Bruce Forsyth on his television programme, The Generation Game, when they performed a sequence of their immaculate drill for the contestants to emulate. At the end of his three-year tour with QCS he was appointed MBE.

From November 1976 he specialised as the MoD staff officer in the special safety of nuclear weapon convoys before moving in July 1979 as the head of the Survive-to-Operate Section within the Nato Headquarters of the Allied Air Forces Central Europe, based at Ramstein in Germany.

On promotion to group captain in 1982 he served in senior RAF Regiment posts at HQ Strike Command before taking command of the RAF Regiment Depot at Catterick where, as Commandant, he was responsible for the support of a number of high-readiness operational RAF Regiment squadrons and for the specialist training of all ranks of the Regiment. He then went as a student to the Nato Defence College in Rome and, on completion, was promoted to air commodore in February 1989.

His final four years of service were spent in senior posts in MoD, initially responsible for the career management of ground branch officers, before becoming the Director RAF Regiment in September 1990. In January 1991, on promotion to air vice-marshal, he became the Commandant General and the Director General of Security (RAF), the last Two-Star officer to hold these appointments.

His roles included providing specialist airbase defence and security policy and guidance to the Air Force Board, together with the development and implementation of all RAF capabilities in ground, nuclear, biological and chemical defence together with ground-based air defence. He retired on March 1993, having been appointed CB.

In November 1994 he was appointed a Gentleman Usher to the Queen, a post he held until his 70th birthday in 2007, when he was appointed LVO.

In 1994 he was also appointed as the Yeoman Usher of the Black Rod, responsible for the management of Black Rod’s staff and deputising for Black Rod when necessary; he stood down in 1999 on completion of his five-year term.

In retirement he became head of defence and government relations at Coltraco Ultrasonics. He was a Deputy Lieutenant of Greater London (1994-2012) and a Life Vice-President of the Battle of Britain Trust. He chaired a subcommittee to plan for the event to mark the 60th anniversary of the Battle of Britain in July 2000 held at the Memorial at Capel le Ferne in Kent, the biggest event held by the Trust at the time.

David Hawkins was thrice married. He married first, in 1965, Wendy Harris (dissolved 1981); secondly, in 1982, Elaine Nelson (dissolved 1997); and thirdly, in 1998, Karen Hansen-d’Leth, known as Didi. He adopted his wife’s name as part of his surname to become Hawkins-Leth; she survives him, with a son and daughter from his first marriage.

Air Vice-Marshal David Hawkins, born April 5 1937, died January 31 2019.



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Ok ..it seems you all missed the connection between getting given power , Rituals and sex abuse .
Downside School was for generations a preditory grooming site for the elite and is documented as having sexualy abused pupils for 40 years...and that just what we are told by the inquest . It you look at the power players in their old boys , and girls list you will find a stunning array of diversity and rapid rises in power .
One has to consider that these people are comprimised and have allegances that are not healthy . Maybe thats what the three wives thought too..I dont know .
Ginge is right ...Quite a bit of time goes into de-fumigation of stinky practises and false images . Anyone can do it , althow I dont reccomend it . Not at all . :) Its always best to drop a belief system before going into those dark areas because they dont help much . Jimmey Savile and Ted Heath would be historical examples .
The Late Air Vice , Bless him where ever he is , probably never really knew what was going on ...but sure as anything he definitly got involved in all things ritual and that only leads to one place .
On a change of tack ..
If I recall ,someone performed a citizans arrest on Tony Blair . It didnt work ,of course . That person had the right idea ....just crap at it .
Hi CharlieA....Funding belief systems is an oxymoron . Actually it worse ... people pay taxes that get used in bad ways , Iraq , Syiria , Nhs ..you know ..war zones ! etc ...and that my friend makes you all legaly complicit . Providing funds for illegal acts against humanity .
Evil prevails when men and women sit on their hands and remain silent .
Evidently I am Really Crap at that stuff. :-D Love to you and yours ...Chopper


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Any twat with a sense of curiosity would wonder why an Ex Air Vice would be involved in selling ultrasonic fire detectors that seem to be good enough for Multi millon quids worth of international contracts ... . Its not what you know ...its Who .
I have a lot of unusual , very well informed stuff on Types of sonic emissions , both civilian and other . What that company is selling is what a nerd could make in a garage . Accustic sensing is hardly new . Lazer sensing is way better , more acurate and way cheaper .
So there is a bit of a problem . Infrasound , as opposed to Ultrasound can be used a deadly weapon and can be transmitted by any source that has the frequencial range . What I am getting at is that a fire prevention system can easily be re-designated to do something else .
There are many examples of that tech being recently used . Whist I am not at all disposed to meantion any of that ... I would like to ,as a way to illustrate the point without upsetting anyone , mention that , er ..umm... theThe Walls of Jerico fell to the sound of a trumpet .
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