Douglas Laing and Co, the leading independent Scotch Whisky specialists have today announced the release of their annual charity bottling – a Braeval 12 Years Old Single Sherry Cask with all profits going to the Royal Air Force Benevolent Fund, the RAF's leading welfare charity.
The Viscount Trenchard of Wolfeton will retire as the Chairman of the Royal Air Force Benevolent Fund at the end of this year. He will be succeeded by Lawrie Haynes, President - Marine and Nuclear at Rolls-Royce and a trustee of the Benevolent Fund between 2005 and 2012.
Children of service personnel at RAF Coningsby have joined together with a professional film company to share their experience of being a service child.
On 30 May 1949, John Oliver 'Jo' Lancaster DFC made aviation history by becoming the first pilot to eject from an aircraft in an emergency situation using a Martin-Baker ejection seat - since then, Martin-Baker ejection seats have saved over 7,420 aircrew lives worldwide.
RAF Reservist Sara Waymont has created a painting featuring players from Saracens Rugby Club in aid of the RAF Benevolent Fund.
Serving members of the Armed Forces will be able to attend MK Dons' home match with Walsall in November for free as part of the Club's Armed Forces Big Day.
At the grand age of 100, Wally Lashbrook MBE DFC AFC DFM, who lives in Ayr, has been honoured with the award of a clasp to recognise his war time service as a pilot with Bomber Command.
Today saw the launch of our official Spitfire Augmented Reality app, enabling viewers to experience the iconic British aircraft in a truly unique dimension.
In response to The Rt Hon George Osborne MP's announcement about the latest LIBOR funding.
Alex Jones, from BBC’s The One Show, yesterday launched the 2013 British Military Tournament at Earl’s Court.
Two veterans were reunited at Leuchars over the weekend. John Cruickshank, the last surviving holder of a Royal Air Force Victoria Cross was reunited with a Catalina flying boat in which he successfully sunk a German U Boat, U-347 after an amazing tussle over the Arctic Ocean almost 70 years ago.
Fourteen year old Heather Morien from Seaghill, Northumberland, has won a competition to design a new Airfix model Hawk aircraft.
The RAF Benevolent Fund has been presented with a cheque for £10,000 from RAF Valley fundraisers.
This Saturday (the 17th August), exactly 70 years after RAF Bomber Command aircrews carried out the famous Peenemünde raid, a seven-man 'crew' will carry out a sponsored walk in memory of the 243 men who lost their lives in the famous raid.
Despite the downpours, over four and half thousand people descended on RAF College Cranwell on Saturday for an unforgettable night of music and entertainment.
Four up-and-coming local amateur performers have been selected to entertain the audience picnicking before RAF College Cranwell’s Anthems in the Park concert this coming Saturday (27 July).
Children and young people from the RAF Benevolent Fund's Airplay youth club at RAF Northolt received a surprise visit from Klay Hall and Traci Balthazor-Flynn, the filmmakers behind the new Disney animated film 'Planes', this week.
As the Royal Air Force’s leading welfare charity, the RAF Benevolent Fund is very pleased that the Government previously agreed to use some of the LIBOR funds for the benefit of members of the Armed Forces community.
For the first time in the history of Royal Ascot, a charitable collection took place for the brave men and women of our Armed Forces and their families at the Friday meeting.
The new Skate Park at RAF Scampton in Lincolnshire was officially opened this week by Station Commander, Wing Commander Richard Turner, much to the delight of the local school children.
Britain's Got Talent stars Jonathan and Charlotte will top the bill in Lincolnshire on Saturday 27 July when, for one night only, Royal Air Force College Cranwell opens its doors to the public and becomes the spectacular setting for Anthems in the Park 2013.
We are extremely disappointed and saddened that the Bomber Command Memorial has once again been subjected to vandalism. Work is currently underway to remove the graffiti.
Last night, Dame Judi Dench paid tribute to the thousands of young men from Bomber Command who were killed during the Second World War when she visited the Bomber Command Memorial in Green Park, London.
New report reveals the positive impact of charity’s programme supporting young people from military families.
The RAF Benevolent Fund, the RAF’s leading welfare charity, held an awards ceremony to celebrate and recognise the stand-out contributions made by a few of the many dedicated individuals and corporate partners who support the charity.