A 28 year-old RAF airman from Norfolk who attempted to manufacture sub machine guns has started a six year jail sentence.
Tornado jets from RAF Marham have foiled an attempted to bomb a security convoy in Afghanistan.
The future of RAF Marham has been secured after it was announced the base would be home to the new joint strike fighter.
There's been a special homecoming in the west Norfolk town of Downham Market. Military personnel from nearby RAF Marham paraded through the streets before receiving medals for their latest tour of Afghanistan.
The crowds had more to cheer than usual with the announcement this week that the future of the airbase has been secured until 2040.
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RAF Marham's 9 Squadron have held a homecoming parade and medal ceremony in Downham Market, Norfolk. Personnel marched through the town before receiving their medals for their recent deployment to Afghanistan.
The parade comes just days after the Ministry of Defence announced Marham would be home for the RAF's new Joint Strike Fighters securing the future of the station.
This afternoon RAF Marham's 9 Squadron will be holding their homecoming parade and medal ceremony.
Personnel will march through Downham Market in Norfolk, before receiving their medals for their recent deployment to Afghanistan.
It comes just days after the MoD announced Marham would be home for the RAF's new Joint Strike Fighters
The future of one of the biggest RAF bases in our region has been secured safeguarding thousands of jobs.
RAF Marham in Norfolk had been at risk of closure after it was revealed the Tornado fleet, which is based there, would be taken out of service in 2017.
Defence Secretary Philip Hammond made the announcement that RAF Marham would be home to the new joint strike fighter warplane - ensuring it will be operational for at least 20 years.
The MP for South West Norfolk Elizabeth Truss has welcomed today's news which has secured the future of RAF Marham in Norfolk.
RAF Marham had been at risk of closure after it was revealed the Tornado fleet, which is based there, would be taken out of service in 2017.
There's a fresh campaign to safeguard the long-term future of the RAF base at Marham in Norfolk.
It's come amid speculation the new Joint Strike Fighter will be based in Scotland. Worried by this, the local MP's putting pressure on Defence Secretary Phillip Hammond to support the case for Marham to have it.
Malcolm Robertson reports...
Aircrew from RAF Marham in Norfolk are the latest members of the armed forces to be presented with medals in recognition of their role in operations over Libya and Afghanistan.
Tornado warplanes from 2 AC Squadron have been involved in Nato and Coalition Combat missions during the past year.
Families flocked to RAF Marham in Norfolk this afternoon for an emotional reunion with their loved ones as the heroes of II Squadron arrived home from a four month tour of Afghanistan.
Among them one little boy who's birthday wish was to have his daddy back.
Natalie Gray was there too :