Former RAF Senior Aircraftman Luke Wigman will join 41 runners in one of the world’s most gruelling running events – completing seven marathons in seven days on seven continents.
Back in December, Airplay Coningsby delivered 300 Christmas presents to the community. The gifts, which were delivered to military houses in their local community, had multiple items, including chocolate biscuit fridge cake.
On 18 January 2020, Kent local Desmond Liddicoat celebrated his 90th birthday at the Gallagher Stadium's Spitfire Lounge in Maidstone, raising £300 for the RAF Benevolent Fund.
As the seasons have changed at RAF Wyton Airplay, young people have benefited from enriching experiences, relaxing with friends and having fun, whilst learning about each other, in an encouraging and welcoming environment.
A group of five RAF servicemen have completed a gruelling 24km SAS Selection march in the Brecon Beacons to raise money for the RAF Benevolent Fund.
Members of the Armed Forces Parliamentary Trust visited the RAF Benevolent Fund head office to meet with representatives from the RAF welfare charity yesterday.
A record-breaking number of runners took part in the 2019 Marham Flyers New Year's Eve 10K. Now in its fifth year, 330 runners signed up to take part in the event on 31 December at RAF Marham. Alongside the club’s summer event, the charity run raised £6,000 for the RAF Benevolent Fund, the RAF’s leading welfare charity.
On Christmas Eve 2019, RAF veteran Dennis Barber celebrated his 100th birthday at Howard Park Bowling Club in Basingstoke, where he is an active member and President of the Bowls Club.
We are delighted to announce that Air Vice-Marshal Chris Elliot has been appointed Controller/Chief Executive of the Fund and will take up her new role in April this year.
We had lots of great news, stories and Royal Air Force anniversaries on our website. We challenged ourselves once more and put together a list of this year's top 10 blogs.