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  • Tony Beck
    Photography course provides new focus for Tony

    RAF veteran Tony Beck's life was turned upside down in 2007 when he was diagnosed with a brain tumour. After undergoing surgery and months of rehabilitation, it became clear that Tony wouldn't be able to return to his role as a telecommunications operator in the RAF.

  • Navigator musical cast
    The Navigator soars in support of the RAF Benevolent Fund

    Inspired by the true life stories of those who served their country during the Second World War, The Navigator had its industry presentation in support of the RAF Benevolent Fund.

  • Nigel Palmer
    A life remembered

    Paying tribute to his grandfather, George, has made RAF Benevolent Fund supporter Nigel Palmer even more proud of his wartime service.

  • RAF Reserves personnel
    Treasury awards RAF Benevolent Fund £1m to support serving RAF personnel

    The RAF Benevolent Fund is delighted to announce our bid for £1m funding from the LIBOR fund has been approved by the Chancellor.

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  • Art of Diplomacy
    The Art of Diplomacy: Brazil in WWII

    Marking the Royal Academy of Arts' 250th anniversary and the Royal Air Force centenary, an exhibition in London, hosted by the Embassy of Brazil will celebrate the almost-forgotten multifaceted role of Brazil during the Second World War.

  • Princess Marina House gets top rating
    Princess Marina House named in top two per cent of the country

    Princess Marina House, the Royal Air Force Benevolent Fund's flagship care and respite centre on the West Sussex coast, has been awarded an 'outstanding' rating following an inspection earlier this year.

  • Michelle Partington
    "I remember all the comrades I could not save"

    In a series of blogs to mark Remembrance and 100 years of women in the Armed Forces we ask  'what does Remembrance mean to you?' Former RAF medic Michelle Partington served for more than 20 years before PTSD led to a medical discharge.

  • Polly Perkins
    'We should heed that warning... lest we forget'

    In a series of blogs to mark Remembrance and 100 years of women in the Armed Forces we ask 'what does Remembrance mean to you?' Air Commodore Polly Perkins is currently Deputy Commander and Chief of Staff British Forces Cyprus.

  • Marie Kearney
    'I am grateful for all who have paid the ultimate price for our freedom'

    In a series of blogs to mark Remembrance and 100 years of women in the Armed Forces we ask 'what does Remembrance mean to you?' Former WRAF servicewoman Marie Kearney tells us what it means to her to take part in Remembrance Day commemorations.

  • SAC Ashley Stephens
    "I remember I am walking in the footsteps of all who have given their lives"

    In a series of blogs to mark Remembrance and 100 years of women in the Armed Forces we ask 'what does Remembrance mean to you?' SAC Ashleigh Stephens has served as an aircraft engineer for 10 years, she tells us why Remembrance is important to her.

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