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1948 Olympian Robert 'Jack' Robinson returns to London for Games

...Accommodations will be much different, too. In 1948, the basketball team stayed 12 miles outside of London in the Royal Air Force barracks ? not exactly an air-conditioned suite.London was a bit of culture shock for the young man who grew...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/life/your-faith/2012-07-21/1948-olympian-robert-jac
With royalty and rock, Britain opens its Olympics

...solemnly while a children's choir serenaded her with God Save the Queen, and members of the Royal Navy, Army and Royal Air Force raised the Union Jack.Boyle sprang another giant surprise and picked seven teenage athletes for the supreme honor...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/olympics/2012-07-27/royalty-and-rock-britain
'Christians behaving badly' cause non-Christians to doubt

Both Prince William and Prince Harry made the news recently, although for very different reasons.William, a Royal Air Force helicopter pilot, led a team that saved the life of a 16-year-old girl caught in a riptide off the coast of Wales...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/life/your-faith/2012-08-31/christians-behaving-badl
London throws parade for British athletes

LONDON - Royal Air Force jets streaked through the sky above Buckingham Palace, leaving a red, white and blue trail of smoke as gold, silver and bronze...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/olympics/2012-09-10/london-throws-parade-bri
Margaret Tyson

...will follow in Pineview Memorial Park. Margaret and Earle met in England during WW II while she was serving in the Royal Air Force and he was a Lt. in the US Army Air Corps. Mrs. Tyson's family includes one son, the late Dr. Troy L. Tyson...

http://www.legacy.com/Link.asp?I=LS000161184442
Former Olympian remembers meeting the king

...horse meat, which he described as tasting sweet, because of the shortages.Robinson and his team were staying at a Royal Air Force barracks just outside London when one Saturday afternoon his assistant coach, the renowned Adolph Rupp, told him...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2011-02-26/former-olympian-remembers-mee
Metro
SSG James W. Ryan (AUGUSTA, Ga.)

...an assignment in England instead. Through a chance encounter there, he met the young English servicewoman in the Royal Air Force who was to become his wife for nearly sixty-one years, and the mother of his seven sons. The Ryan family came...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/obituaries/2011-08-16/ssg-james-w-ryan-augusta-ga
Tiger trying to learn fast at Turnberry

...round. Turnberry has the least amount of golf history of any British Open venue. It's a links course gutted by the Royal Air Force Coastal Command, which used it as an air base during World War II. Not until 1977 did it hold its first British...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2009/07/14/gol_540795.shtml
Golf
Production involves 'Amorous' diplomacy

...transplant, originally from Great Britain, said he knows a thing or two about taking orders, having served in the Royal Air Force. "Being a servant is nothing new," said Mr. Finn, who plays the butler Perkins in The Amorous Ambassador, which...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2005/08/14/aik_445243.shtml
XXX Aiken
Book tells '100-year-secret' years early

...for these ships to stay put or to sail. The British Royal Air Force, which by now completely dominated the skies of Europe...for these ships to stay put or to sail. The British Royal Air Force, which by now completely dominated the skies of Europe...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2005/01/16/art_440031.shtml
Arts