Awarded: May 1984

Blazon: Two Ice-axes in saltire hafted Gules tipped and footed Argent the shafts entwined by a Coil of Rope Or.

Link: The badge is that of an accredited member of one of the mountain rescue teams.

Motto: Whensoever

History: Formed 22 January 1944 and remains current at Valley.

Commissioned by the Royal Air Force Mountain Rescue Association and dedicated to those ‘Troops’ who made the ultimate sacrifice whilst serving in the Mountain Rescue Service.