Sub Branch Executive

The Sub Branch meet each month on a Sunday afternoon or Thursday evening at the Windsor RSL.  Dates and times can be found on the Events Page.

President - Paul Hibbins (0419 401 202)

Served for 22 years in the RAAF with postings to Richmond, Amberley, Support Command Melbourne, RAAF School of Clerical and Supply Training Wagga and Defence Recruiting Melbourne. Discharged from the RAAF in May 2000 and worked with Defence Contractors as the Site Manager for Forstaff Aviation and later, Business Support Manager for Airbus C-130J Contract, until his retirement in 2019.  Paul is a keen traveller and golfer.  If he is not travelling the world with his wife Jan or visiting his family around Australia he can be found on the golf course trying to improve his handicap.

Vice President - Dave Hadfield (0499 995 971)

Served 10 years with the Royal Engineers, in the UK, Germany and the Falklands.  On leaving the Army he spent 15 years with the British Police in his home county of Kent.  Since arriving here he has worked within the FMCG industry and most recently as the Nation Operations Manager for an Independent Vending Association.  He is now retired spending his time playing Golf and Bowls.

Vice President - Col Richards (0409 138 007)

Signed on as an Engine Fitter Apprentice in Jan 1982 on number 36 Apprentice Intake, 1984 posted to 481 Sqn and then 77 Sqn on Mirage and Hornet fighters at RAAF Williamtown.  1989 posted to 486 Sqn at RAAF Richmond on C130 Hercules and then B707 air to air refuellers.  Discharged from the permanent air force in May 1995 and transferred to 22 Sqn reserve until 2005 at the rank of Flight Sergeant.  1995 joined the NSW Police Force (Class 262) completing 18 years 10 months as a sworn police officer at Penrith, Blacktown, Fairfield, Anti-Theft Squad, Surveillance Branch and Aviation Support Branch (POLAIR), resigning at the rank of Senior Sergeant in 2014.  In 2014 became a Senior Airworthiness Inspector with the Civil Aviation Safety Authority (CASA) until September 2021. Currently employed full time as the Engineering Training Manager for CareFlight Limited at Bankstown Airport.  I enjoy 4WD’ing with the Toyota Land Cruiser Club and motorcycling with mates, looking forward to retiring on the 7th of September 2028 to travel Australia.

Hon Secretary - Leon Walker (0439 727 768)

Hon Treasurer - Dave Ingram (0423 797 870)

Served 20 years in the US Air Force primarily as a KC-135 Navigator. Spent most of those years in various posting across the US with multiple deployments to Europe and the Middle East. Assigned to RAAF Richmond as Commander of the USAF Detachment in 1998. On posting, decided that Australia should be our retirement home. Spent the next few years working as a training development contractor with the RAAF. Currently, the President of Windsor RSL Club and Far Western Metropolitan District Council of RSL NSW.