IRON MAIDEN Singer BRUCE DICKINSON Made Honorary Group Captain In Royal Air Force; Could Compete For RAF Fencing Team This Year
January 8, 2020, 14 days ago
Iron Maiden singer, Bruce Dickinson, has been officially attested into the Royal Air Force, reports Forces Network.
Dickinson has been awarded the role of Honorary Group Captain. He will also be attending the Royal Air Force Fencing Open in June and could compete in the competition, as well as this year's RAF Championships.
Bruce is also an experienced fencing competitor after being introduced to the sport at the age of 11. The singer previously spent six months after leaving university within the Territorial Army. Dickinson has flying experience, having held a commercial pilot’s licence for more than 20 years.
@brucedickinson_ has officially been attested into the @RoyalAirForce and is now Hon. Group Captain Paul Bruce Dickinson. We look forward to fencing with him soon #RAFOpen20 @RAFNewssport @RAFCentralFund @RAFSportsFed @BFBS_Sport @britishfencing @IronMaiden @RAF_fencing pic.twitter.com/EnEVp8yY6I— RAF Fencing (@RAF_fencing) January 7, 2020