|Born||5 February 1956|
|Service/branch||Royal Air Force|
|Commands held||RAF Regiment (2007–10)
RAF Honington (2003–05)
|Battles/wars||Operation Southern Watch
War in Afghanistan
|Awards||Commander of the Order of the British Empire
Queen's Commendation for Valuable Service
He was educated at the University of East Anglia (BA) and Downing College, Cambridge (MPhil) and the University of Manchester. He was Commandant-General of the RAF Regiment from 2007 until February 2010, simultaneously holding the post of Air Officer of the RAF Police.
He was a long-serving member of the RAF 'Cresta' Association, competing for the final time (on his penultimate day of RAF service) in 2011.
|Commandant-General of the RAF Regiment
Russell La Forte