Central & East Region are delighted to welcome Group Captain Dave Boreham BSc(Hons) RAF to the post of Regional Commandant. He took up his new post on the 6th June 2022 following 31 years of service in the RAF to date. His career began as Non-Commissioned Aircrew achieving 3000 flying hours on Wessex, Puma and Griffin helicopters before being commissioned in 2001. In addition to his aviation experience, he has broad operational, training and headquarters experience in numerous roles both overseas and in the UK.
Gp Capt Boreham is a former cadet with 1312 (Southend) Squadron joining the Air Training Corps in 1981 achieving the rank of Cadet Warrant Officer before joining the RAF after a short spell as a Civilian Instructor.
Gp Capt Boreham said “I am absolutely delighted to be appointed as the Regional Commandant for the Central & East Region and I thoroughly look forward to the opportunity. Having served in the RAF for over 30 years, it is a privilege and an honour to be part of the RAF Air Cadet organisation again having been a former cadet myself and part of the Air Training Corp for 10 years prior to joining the RAF. I am looking forward to meeting the Cadets and Volunteers in the Region over the coming months”