A group of five RAF servicemen have completed a gruelling 24km SAS Selection march in the Brecon Beacons to raise money for the RAF Benevolent Fund.
Members of the Armed Forces Parliamentary Trust visited the RAF Benevolent Fund head office to meet with representatives from the RAF welfare charity yesterday.
A record-breaking number of runners took part in the 2019 Marham Flyers New Year's Eve 10K. Now in its fifth year, 330 runners signed up to take part in the event on 31 December at RAF Marham. Alongside the club’s summer event, the charity run raised £6,000 for the RAF Benevolent Fund, the RAF’s leading welfare charity.
On Christmas Eve 2019, RAF veteran Dennis Barber celebrated his 100th birthday at Howard Park Bowling Club in Basingstoke, where he is an active member and President of the Bowls Club.
We are delighted to announce that Air Vice-Marshal Chris Elliot has been appointed Controller/Chief Executive of the Fund and will take up her new role in April this year.
We had lots of great news, stories and Royal Air Force anniversaries on our website. We challenged ourselves once more and put together a list of this year's top 10 blogs.
The RAF Benevolent Fund's longest-standing trustee, Air Vice-Marshal Simon Dougherty, has been made a Member of the Order of the British Empire for his service to the Armed Forces community and military charities, in particular.
Christmas without loved ones can be tough, but one RAF Scampton family know that while they're missing Ch Tech Steve Forrest, thanks to him another family have their Dad at home.
As the end of the year approaches, we at the RAF Benevolent Fund have been reflecting on the past year – our centenary year – and are appealing to the public to think about those who may need support this Christmas.
Hundreds of RAF personnel serving away from their families over the Christmas period are being helped by RAF charities to celebrate together and combat loneliness.