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  • Fathers and family

    You probably know Sergeant Alex Ford as the RAF airman blogger. In this guest blog for Father's Day, Alex tells us about being part of the RAF family.

  • Superbike star flies the flag

    Superbiking star James Hillier wore a racing helmet featuring the RAF Benevolent Fund heart roundel during the Isle of Man TT event this year, as he powered to fifth place.

  • James Hillier races for the RAF

    Superbiking star James Hillier wore a specially designed racing helmet during the Isle of Man TT event this year, as he powered to fifth place.

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  • Rock Hard Triathlon

    Fifteen RAF personnel from RAF Honington aim to cycle from Land's End to John O'Groats and to climb the three highest peaks in Great Britain. Flight Lieutenant Rebecca Slark-Hollis, from the Rock Hard Triathlon team, tells us more in this blog.

  • Team Spitfire

    Wing Commander Simon Ling is skipper of Team Spitfire, a sailing team of serving and former RAF personnel and longtime supporters of the RAF Benevolent Fund. Simon fills us in on the team's progress in this blog.

  • Airmen's Friend

    There are loads of ways people show their support for the RAF Benevolent Fund, but there's only one horse fundraising for us – meet Airmen's Friend.

  • Carol Vorderman supports forces families with Jubilee aviation print

    Carol Vorderman showed her support for forces families this weekend when she was the first to buy a brand new aviation print.

    Press Release

  • Merlins lead the Jubilee flypast

    Flight Lieutenant Stuart Martin was piloting one of the Merlins from RAF Benson that led the way for the Jubilee flypast on Saturday 19 May. Stuart tells us more in this blog.

  • Giving something back to the RAF family

    When Chris Lumb was medically discharged from the RAF Police, the RAF Benevolent Fund stepped in to support Chris and his family. Now Chris and his wife Lisa are giving something back – Chris tells us more in this blog.

  • RAF photographers run Hadrian's Wall

    On Friday 4 May a team of RAF photographers set off from RAF Marham to run the length of Hadrian's Wall for the RAF Benevolent Fund.

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