RAF Museum Celebrates Sikh Heritage

The RAF Museum is pleased to announce that WO Bally Flora MBE has donated three of his service turbans. The donation includes two examples of the current issue, Warrant officer’s and Airman’s Turbans, introduced during 2006 and the earlier light blue style of Turban as worn by WO Flora when he first joined the RAF. Warrant Officer Balbir Flora  joined the RAF when he was 17 and worked in Logistics. He now works as part of the RAF Special Engagement Team, previously serving as a logistics supplier. The aim of this team is to engage with diverse communities, to change perception of the Armed Forces and promote the RAF as an alternative career. Two of these turbans will go on display in the museum’s Head Dress display at the main entrance of the RAF Museum London site in time for Diwali – this Saturday, November 14th.

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