Oxfordshire has a large military presence with more than 11,747 military personnel (2019) and an estimated 3,500 families living and working in the county. Two-thirds of these are members of the RAF. They are stationed at:
- Bicester Garrison
- RAF Brize Norton
- Abingdon Station
- Shrivenham Station
- Vauxhall Barracks
- RAF Benson
We are committed to supporting our military forces communities across the county; this is underwritten by our Armed Forces Covenant and our regular Civilian Military Partnership meetings.
We also support the Oxfordshire military bases by providing a military champion for each. The purpose of this role is to help forge better communication between Oxfordshire County Council, residents and our military bases.
Our armed forces champions are: