St. Michael's Branch


The Overseas Branch of the

Royal Air Force Police Association





Alan Rusling Memorial Award




2006 Recipient






Brian Whitaker














Brian served in the RAF Police from 1955 to 1978. He is both a Founder & Life Member of the Association.

He was elected as Treasurer of the Association in 2003 (remaining in post until 2008). Brian was also a Founder Member of the East Midlands Branch in 1996 becoming its first Branch Treasurer. He has always supported Association & Branch events assisting with many of them; in 1999 when the East Midlands Branch hosted the National AGM & Reunion at the Westminster Hotel in Nottingham it was Brian who 'held the purse strings' ensuring that the event was a financial success.

In October 2005 he was appointed to the newly formed RAFP Memorial Project Committee later becoming the first Treasurer of the RAF Police Memorial Fund. Brian was heavily involved with the Memorial Fund Appeal and also with the design of the Memorial itself.

In recognition of his outstanding contribution to the Association, at both National & Branch level, and to the RAF Police Memorial Project Brian became the 9th award recipient in 2006.


August 2016




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