This weekend, more than 550 wounded, injured and sick servicemen and women from all over the world will take part in the third Invictus Games, held in Toronto. The Games harness the power of sport to inspire recovery and support rehabilitation. But for many, like former Sergeant Michelle Turner, they represent much more than sport alone.
"We came back relaxed from our holiday – that doesn't usually happen and it's all thanks to the RAF Disabled Holiday Trust."
The RAF Benevolent Fund is saddened to hear of the death of Doug Radcliffe MBE, who helped to build a lasting tribute to the sacrifice of his comrades, the Bomber Command Memorial.
As hundreds of RAF servicemen and women fly out to help the islands devastated by Hurricane Irma, the RAF Benevolent Fund stands ready to help their families left behind.
Malta is also known as the George Cross Island, holding the distinction of being the only entire population to receive the bravery award.
The RAF Benevolent Fund today revealed it has helped more than 1,000 people access £1.5million in unclaimed benefits after identifying that a large number of veterans were not receiving what they were entitled to.
This Remember A Charity Week, Danni Hamilton explains how she got her Will written for free, when she updated it to leave a gift to the RAF Benevolent Fund.
During the Siege of Malta, the island had been at the mercy of the German and Italian bombers until Allied ships and aircraft arrived to reinforce their defences.
From RAF Benson to RAF Wyton, the RAF Benevolent Fund has spent almost £50,000 in its second year of support for station families' days.
When Malta came under attack midway through the Second World War, the battle to protect it was waged in the skies.