RAF Benson has been given its annual inspection.
It was carried out by AirÂ Vice-Marshal Gavin Parker who also presented medals and commendations to personnel.
He was given a tour of the front line and training helicopter squadrons, logistics hangars, messes and accommodation and simulators.
HeÂ also learned about the successful deployment of the Puma 2 helicopters in Afghanistan and the recent integration of the Chinook Operational Conversion Unit at RAF Benson.
Group Captain Simon Paterson, station commander, said: “It was an honour to host Air Vice-Marshal Parker for his first formal inspection of RAF Benson.
“I am extremely grateful that he was able to meet so many personnel to gain a deeper insight into the outstanding work that is undertaken here on a daily basis.”