Country: United Kingdom Region: Shropshire
Latitude: 52° 37' 59" N Longitude: -3° 42' 0" E
Area use / Military Branches: Active
RAF Cosford activated 1938 as a technical training school. Throughout WW2 many and varied units came to Cosford, Towards the end of the war it was decided that repatriated RAF PoWs would be processed through RAF Cosford. The hospital continued to serve the RAF and the local community until closure in 1977.
Currently a training centre. Recruit training for airmen, Leadership and Management Training for NCO's and Specialist courses across Defence.
The Station also hosts:
- Training Analysis Centre,
- RAF Supply and Movements Training Wing,
- Defence Centre for Training Support,
- HQ Defence Dental Services,
- Regional Rehabilitation Unit
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