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  • Steph Evans
    An Oscarordinary Challenge

    Sgt Steph Evans of 24 Squadron RAF Brize Norton is taking on an epic year's fundraising she’s calling 'An Oscarordinary Challenge' to raise money for our charity and others, and awareness of her son Oscar's condition, Goldenhar syndrome.

  • Operation Pedestal
    75th anniversary of Operation Pedestal

    It's 1942, the Second World War rages on and Malta is under siege. The small Mediterranean island had been bombarded for almost two years by enemy forces keen to control this strategic post.

  • Corporal Jon Ward
    100 marathons for Lossie Corporal

    When Corporal Jon Ward completed his first ever marathon back in 2007, he could never have imagined that 11 years later, he would be joining the exclusive 100 marathon club! 

  • Linda Meredith
    Linda Meredith embarks on a walk to remember in honour of late RAF dad

    Supporter Linda Meredith has laced up her walking shoes and is on route to Lincolnshire from London in honour of her late RAF father.

  • Aston Martin production line
    Behind the scenes with Aston Red 10

    Earlier this year, Aston Martin Cambridge generously donated to us a limited edition Aston Martin Vanquish S Red Arrows car. The Vanquish S Red Arrows collaboration honours Britain's national treasure and world-renowned aerobatic team, the Red Arrows, and the car has been designed to emulate the experience of piloting a Red Arrows Hawk jet.

  • Alfie Hall RAFBF cyclist
    Alfie Hall completes Land's End to John O'Groats cycle challenge

    Squadron Leader Alfie Hall of Royal Auxiliary Air Force 607 Squadron this week completed his 1201 mile cycling challenge from Land’s End to John O'Groats.

  • Map of France
    RAF Cosford team takes on Tour de France challenge

    Sgt Nick Heyes is racing his colleagues along the 2017 Tour de France route in support of the RAF Benevolent Fund and Neuroblastoma UK.

  • Dunkirk premiere
    We join the stars for the world premiere of Dunkirk

    Last Thursday we were delighted to be invited to the world premiere of the new blockbuster film, Dunkirk in London's Leicester Square. We were thrilled to take World War Two Spitfire pilot Allan Scott DFM with us as we mingled with stars of the film and other celebrities on the red carpet.

  • Duloe Manor - Cornwall
    "The holiday came at just the right time"

    When RAF Veteran Keith Greenhaf lost his sight, life as he knew it changed forever. His confidence and independence was dramatically affected and so enjoying a holiday with his wife seemed unrealistic, until he came across the Disabled Holiday Trust that is.

  • Red Bull Soapbox team 2017
    Tally ho! RAF Officers win hearts at Red Bull Soapbox Race

    This weekend, a team of RAF Engineer Officers from Air Command at RAF High Wycombe took on 69 teams at the annual Red Bull Soapbox Race at Alexandra Palace and claimed eighth place.

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