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  • April Fools Club members
    Cyclists' tribute to Dambusters mission

    This May a group of cyclists will echo the journey taken by 19 Lancasters 75 years ago when they set off the Dambusters raid.

  • Freya Williams ready to take on London Marathon 2018
    My advice: Never enter the ballot after wine!

    For 24-year-old Freya Williams of Greenwich, taking on the London Marathon this year means so much more to her than ticking something off her bucket list. It's a chance for her to honour her Great Uncle, who served in Bomber Command.

  • Padre Michael Chatfield
    Penguin Padre tackles Falklands Marathon

    RAF Chaplain, Padre Michael Chatfield has certainly gone the extra mile to raise funds for the RAF Benevolent Fund. Not only has he decided to run the race in a penguin outfit, he had to extend his time on the Falkland Islands to do it!

  • Gherkin climbing team
    RAF personnel scale their own urban mountain

    In the first attempt of its kind, three RAF personnel scaled the 837 steps of London’s iconic Gherkin skyscraper 50 times, to match the height of the world’s tallest mountain, Mount Everest.

  • Jon Ward
    I got 99 problems but running ain't one!

    For Corporal Jon Ward, 1 April will not only be a celebration of the RAF centenary but also the end of a huge challenge.

  • RAF Marham 10K 2017
    RAF Marham 10K is a great success

    The latest RAF Marham Flyers Running Club New Year's Eve 10K, in aid of the RAF Benevolent Fund, saw a record 217 runners take part.

  • Nigel Palmer
    A life remembered

    Paying tribute to his grandfather, George, has made RAF Benevolent Fund supporter Nigel Palmer even more proud of his wartime service.

  • 612 Squadron Abseil team
    RAF team abseil the Forth Rail Bridge for the Fund

    This weekend supporters including a team of 20 RAF personnel from 612 (Reserve) Squadron at RAF Leuchars took on the Forth Rail Bridge Abseil to raise money for the RAF Benevolent Fund.

  • Plaisterers Hall April Fool's Club Dinner 2017
    Spectacular dinner begins Dambusters raid anniversary commemorations

    A spectacular dinner in London hosted by the April Fools Club marked the start of a year-long fundraising campaign to raise £1million for the RAF Benevolent Fund.

  • Red, White and Blue Day
    How to celebrate Red, White and Blue Day

    This year's Red, White and Blue Day celebrates the role of women in the Armed Forces in the last 100 years. From working on ships in the First World War to cracking codes in Bletchley Park during World War Two and onto the frontlines of Afghanistan and Iraq, women have played a pivotal role in the conflicts of the last 100 years.

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