David Bowker was just 18 when he joined the RAF. He was a pilot in Bomber Command and survived a crash which killed two of his comrades. In this guest blog, David, 91, remembers his colleagues who were killed during the bombing raid over Frankfurt.
Last night, Philip Jackson was awarded the Marsh Award for Excellence in Public Sculpture for his sculpture at the heart of the Bomber Command Memorial in Green Park, London. Malcolm White, Chairman of the Bomber Command Association, collected the award on Philip's behalf. In this blog, Malcolm tells us more.
Former Senior Aircraftman Michael Goody has been supported by the RAF Benevolent Fund ever since he was seriously injured in Afghanistan in 2008. In this guest blog, Michael tells us what Remembrance Day means to him.
Children of service personnel at RAF Coningsby have joined together with a professional film company to share their experience of being a service child.
The RAF Benevolent Fund's Simon Footer is a former Hercules pilot. In this guest blog, Simon recalls his time flying the Hercules C130K that was retired by the RAF last month.
RAF Benevolent Fund beneficiary Annie Devine recently attended a reception at No.10 in honour of the Fund as well as ABF The Soldiers' Charity and The Royal Navy and Royal Marines Charity. Annie tells us more about the reception and meeting the host Samantha Cameron.
On 30 May 1949, John Oliver 'Jo' Lancaster DFC made aviation history by becoming the first pilot to eject from an aircraft in an emergency situation using a Martin-Baker ejection seat - since then, Martin-Baker ejection seats have saved over 7,420 aircrew lives worldwide.
SAC Simon Lowther and a team of colleagues recently completed a 2000-mile scooter challenge to raise money for the RAF Benevolent Fund. In this guest blog, Simon tells us about the challenge.
RAF Reservist Sara Waymont has created a painting featuring players from Saracens Rugby Club in aid of the RAF Benevolent Fund.
Jon Ager along with two friends recently raised over £800 for our work from a cycle challenge they did from the Cotswold to Spedalicchio. In this guest blog, Jon explains what the challenge was like.