Air Chief Marshal Sir Mike Wigston, and Lady Wigston visit the central Gurdwara in Shepherd's Bush 14072021 CREDIT RAF
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RAF Chief Visits Central Gurdwara Sikh Temple To Honour Faith's History With Service

ACM Sir Mike Wigston and his wife were joined by a number of Sikhs from the RAF, as they honoured the faith's connection to the service.

Air Chief Marshal Sir Mike Wigston, and Lady Wigston visit the central Gurdwara in Shepherd's Bush 14072021 CREDIT RAF

Chief of the Air Staff, Air Chief Marshal Sir Mike Wigston has visited the Central Gurdwara, in Shepherd's Bush.

Welcoming ACM Wigston and his wife, Lady Kate Wigston, was the most senior Sikh in the service, Warrant Officer Balbir Singh Flora, and the highest-ranked Sikh in the Armed Forces, Wing Commander Manjeet Singh Ghataora.

ACM Wigston and his wife were given appropriate head coverings, before meeting the President of the Sikh temple, Gurpreet Singh Anand.

After discussing the historic connections between the RAF and the Sikh faith, the couple moved on to the Langar Hall where they were joined by Sikhs from across the service for refreshments.

Watch: Two RAF recruiters use their downtime to deliver vital food parcels at a Sikh food bank.

Cover image: The visit to the temple in Shepherd's Bush (Picture: RAF).