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  • On the road for the RAF family

    Philip Wiles heads up the Housing and Care Services team at the RAF Benevolent Fund. Last week, Philip was out on the road in Scotland and the north of England to meet some of the people we support. Philip tells us more in this blog.

  • 141 miles for charity

    Four determined flight operations assistants from RAF Odiham have set themselves a challenge to raise money for charity.

  • RAF mum – the best job in the world

    This Mother's Day we're celebrating RAF mums, so we've asked a mum from RAF Lossiemouth to blog for us. Karen Cox tells more in this blog.

  • Stu of the Antarctic

    Flight Lieutenant Stu Quinn serves with the RAF Regiment and is based at RAF Honington. Stu recently returned from the Antarctic where he was part of a tri-service expedition. Stu tells us more.

  • Airplay artists take off

    Our Airplay project provides facilities and youth support for young people growing up on RAF stations. We have recently run a drawing competition for budding RAF artists who are taking part in Airplay. We have had a fantastic response and now we have three winners.

  • Jacqui receives award from Prince Harry

    Jacqui Thompson's husband, Gary, was killed while serving with the RAF Regiment in Afghanistan. Since then she has worked tirelessly for the RAF Benevolent Fund. To recognise her achievements Jacqui received an award from Prince Harry at RAF Honington. Jacqui tells us more in this blog.

  • Award for tireless support

    Every year the RAF Benevolent Fund makes an award to recognise an outstanding supporter. This year the RAFBF Poignard was awarded to Damian Pinel from RAF Community Support.

  • Friends of the family

    We recently had a visit from Sergeant Alex Ford, who you probably know as the RAF airman blogger. Alex wanted to find out a bit more about our work, so he spent a morning at one of our grants meetings.

  • Married to the Regiment

    This year to celebrate Valentine's Day we are featuring the partners of RAF personnel – the stalwarts of the RAF family. Yvonne Costin, who lives at RAF Conningsby, tells us more in this blog.

  • RAF family: the best friends in the world

    This Valentine's Day we are focusing on the partners of RAF personnel – the unsung stalwarts of the RAF family. Karen Nunns is married to an RAF technician, Jon. Karen tells us more.

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