Seventy-six years ago one of the lesser known but perhaps most important Bomber Command raids of the Second World War took place. The raid on Peenemünde, credited with saving thousands of lives, was to strike at the heart of Nazi research into the destructive V weapons.
Join the RAF Benevolent Fund team for a fast and flat half marathon in the historic city of Oxford. There's no better time to take on this challenge than in our centenary year. Sign up today.
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Through Anxiety UK, we offer support to members of the RAF Family affected by anxiety or depression.
There are lots of events you can take part in to raise money for our work from runs to bike rides and oversea events.
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We are the proud guardians of the Bomber Command Memorial in London which honours the 55,573 Bomber Command crew who lost their lives in World War Two.
Princess Marina House provides recuperative seaside breaks for serving members of the RAF and veterans.