About Us


West Mercian Wing is managed and supported by a core team of staff, made up of RAFAC Officers and Senior NCOs from across the Wing. The staff groups are to support the smooth running of the Wing, with both command roles and subject matter experts.

Wing Commander Ross McElligott
Officer Commanding
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Executive Wing Staff Officers

Executive Wing Staff Officers are specialist officers, assigned to specific roles within the Wing. They are not Squadron staff and are headquartered at WHQ.

Sqn Ldr S Lewis
Deputy Wing OC
Fg Off Glenn Cadman
Wing Adjutant
WO S Moore
Wing Warrant Officer
Sqn Ldr J Feast
Sector 1 Staff Officer
Flt Lt Francis-Thelwell
Sector 2 Staff Officer & Aerospace Officer
Sqn Ldr K Hosell
Sector 3 Staff Officer & Health & Safety Officer
Sqn Ldr W Hoe
Sector 4 Staff Officer & Duke of Edinburgh Award Officer
Sqn Ldr B Sewell
Sector 5 Staff Officer & Adventure Training Technical Officer
Sqn Ldr R Pritchett
Sector 6 Staff Officer & Wing Training Officer
Sqn Ldr M Annis
Sports Officer
Flt Lt M Griffin
Shooting Officer
Sqn Ldr E Holmes
First Aid Officer

Non-Executive Wing Staff Officers

Supernumerary Wing Staff Officers are based on Squadrons and in addition to performing their normal duties on those Squadrons, they act as Subject Matter Experts for the Wing.

Fg Off Geoff Land
Deputy Wing Training Officer
Sgt Nathan Disley
Deputy Wing Training Officer
WO N Cole
Deputy Wing Warrant Officer
Fg Off J Smith
Cyber & Radio Officer
Flt Lt S Plant
Bader POC
FS N Andrew
RAFAC ASPIRE LGBT+ Representative
Plt Off L Ford
Mental Health Lead
WO N Lyons