Welcome to RAAF Base Wagga; a thriving and active base of approximately 1600 proud and dedicated ADF (students, reserve and permanent staff), civilians, and contractors, all working towards ensuring we deliver the highest quality graduate and post-graduate ground training for Air Force, Army and Navy. We also have about 300 families living and enjoying Wagga and the surrounding region.
RAAF Base Wagga is ‘The Home of the Airmen’.
RAAF Base Wagga is committed to tri-Service graduate and post-graduate training for all ranks, the base has increased its scope for training with overseas visitors and students under the DefenceView More
A Message from Group Captain Iain Carty, CSM, –RAAF Wagga Senior Australian Defence Force Officer
It is my great pleasure to welcome you to our home, the ‘Home of the Airmen’ here in Wiradjuri Country. From the moment you enter our gates, I hope that you can experience the dedication and pride that we have in educating and training our next generation of airmen.
Every recruit’s journey starts at RAAF Wagga, and over 11 weeks we teach, train, coach and inspire our graduates to embody the Air Force values of respect, excellence, agility, dedication, integrity and teamwork. We are a highly trained and technical air force, and we need our graduates to be prepared to learn, to innovate and to change so we can contribute airpower capability to the Defence of our Nation and its interests.View More
To mark the completion of the Royal Australian Air Force Recruit Course, recruits and their instructors take part in a ceremonial parade.
Families and friends of recruits are invited to attend the Graduation Parade at RAAF Base Wagga, Forest Hill, NSW. Graduation parades are held to acknowledge the completion of the Recruit Course for both Permanent and Reserve members joining the RAAF. The Graduation Parade gives family and friends the opportunity to celebrate the achievements of graduating airmen and airwomen.
No 1 Recruit Training Unit is located at RAAF BaseView More
Royal Australian Air Force staff has relocated F-111 (number A8-142) from its on-base hanger to the display area at the front gate of RAAF Base Wagga. The F-111 will become the centrepiece of the static display, which includes a Canberra bomber, a Meteor, a Sabre and a Mirage. The F-111 has been restored to its former camouflage paint scheme, and after being transported from its operating base at RAAF Base Amberley, has been re-assembled and prepared for public display.