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The Baton Run 2015

June 27, 2015

The Baton Run 2015… As in the past the team started the run from inside a C17 Globemaster of 99 Sqn who have repatriated our fallen and wounded www.raf.mod.uk/organisation/99squadron.cfm Our sincere thanks to RAF Brize Norton Station Commander Group Captain Simon Edwards for allowing us the…

The US Baton at the Pentagon with Secretary Wright…

October 20, 2014

To see the US Baton in such distinguished hands is indeed an honour, Secretary Wright is one person who truly and fully understands the Baton’s cause of being “loyal to those who loyally serve” In the photo from L-R SGM Michael Schultz USA Senior Enlisted…

The USA Baton on the New Trail 50km Virginia

October 20, 2014

The USA Baton completes the New Trail 50km endurance race in Virginia October 11th 2014… USA SGM Michael Schultz SaC Reserve Affairs – picked up the US Baton from our friends and US Baton custodians – the Allied Forces Foundation and put himself through a terrific challenge…

Marine Corps Marathon 2014

September 12, 2014

Alan will be running the 2014 Marine Corps Marathon for the second time as part of the Allied Forces Foundation’s SideXSide team www.alliedforcesfoundation.org/sidexside.html and looking forward to meeting old friends and making more whilst spreading the Baton’s Message of Conscience!     Starting adjacent to…

USMC Veteran Joshua Ploetz Paddles the Mississippi

September 11, 2014

  Joshua wanted to highlight the problems of PTSD for his comrades and all who live under its shadow in the hope that even more help and understanding could be achieved. With this aim Joshua decided to paddle the entire length of the Mississippi, a…

The Baton with Beeline Britain

April 30, 2014

Baton Trustees Andy Whelan, Pauline Rowe and Alan were delighted to be invited to the press launch of BeelineBritain on Monday 28th April at RAF Benson – home of RAF 78 Sqn at the same time the precious #1 Baton was handed over to the…

The Baton with Sarah Piercy on the 2014 London Marathon April 13th.

April 14, 2014

The Baton on this years London Marathon could not have been carried with more pride, Sarah was 10th overall, the 3rd British Wheelchair Racer to finish the event in a time of 2.27.08 – what an achievement! Sarah told me after that on the harder parts…

The Baton runs the 2014 Copenhagen Half Marathon

April 9, 2014

What an unforgettable run!….Kim Thygesen, Peter Møllebro and Alan carried the Baton between them, the Baton’s mission was to support our Danish Veterans and to promote a better understanding and much needed support for them – as in the case of our own forces and…

The Baton pays its respects to Danish fallen and their families…

April 9, 2014

  Kastellet, located in Copenhagen, Denmark is one of the best preserved star fortresses in Northern Europe. Within its walls is the monument to Denmark’s International effort since 1948, a place that Alan felt that he had to visit with Kim Thygesen and the Baton…

The RAF Red Arrows fly with the Baton

March 9, 2014

The RAF Red Arrows fly with the Baton and its message of conscience, leaving no doubt where the Baton Family’s heart lies….. Last Monday Baton stalwart Master Aircrew Andy Whelan RAF and Alan were invited to RAF Scampton, once home of the famous 617 Sqn RAF…

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