This year marks the 75th anniversary of the RAF Regiment and in this guest blog, Bill Espie tells us about his experience in Northern Ireland and the impact that being part of the RAF Regiment has had on his life.
Steven Brereton Martin has spent 32 years of his life in the Royal Air Force, 29 of them serving with the RAF Regiment. From Scotland to Singapore, he has been deployed all over the world but for Steven, one thing is certain – the support and camaraderie of his fellow Gunners.
The Dhofar Rebellion took place between 1969 and 1976 when rebels attempted to overthrow the ruling Sultan. A number of RAF Regiment Squadrons were deployed to protect the main airfield.
As we commemorate the 75th anniversary of the RAF Regiment, RAF Benevolent Fund Controller Air Vice-Marshal David Murray pays tribute to those who have served, and still serve, in his latest blog.
The Second World War produced many a tale of daring deeds, heroism and bravery amongst the newly-formed RAF Regiment. In this, their 75th year, we look back at one young, courageous Gunner who was awarded two medals for gallantry.
Today marks 12 years since Hercules C130K flight XV179 was shot down over Iraq killing all ten crew.
Former Tornado navigator, Kev Jones, has taken on the challenge of cycling over 970 miles from Land's End to John O'Groats in aid of the RAF Benevolent Fund and The Prince's Trust.
In January, RAF Odiham – home of the Royal Air Force's heavy lift helicopter, the Chinook – celebrated its 80 year anniversary.
A charity raffle at an historic National Trust owned pub in Aylesbury has raised £350 in aid of the RAF Benevolent Fund.
Yesterday, Bomber Command veteran, Bill Lucas, marked his 100th birthday at the RAF Benevolent Fund's Princess Marina House.