The loss of several loved ones in a short space of time left Sgt Mark Cunningham feeling depressed and suffering from panic attacks. With support from the RAF and the RAF Benevolent Fund he is now back on track and has agreed to tell his story for World Mental Health Day.
Two revamped play parks at RAF Coningsby have been officially re-opened, following works costing £100,000. The project, funded by RAF welfare charity the RAF Benevolent Fund, redeveloped the existing play areas.
Earlier this month an all-new 5K trail run and 1.5K children’s race took place at Ulster University’s Coleraine Campus to raise money for the RAF Benevolent Fund.
500 runners took part in the RAF Benevolent Fund RAF Spadeadam Half Marathon in Cumbria to raise money for the charity.
On Monday 30 September, Princess Marina House, affectionately known as PMH, celebrated its 50th birthday with a special party.
A new facility aimed at reducing social isolation in junior ranks based at RAF Cosford has opened thanks to a grant from the RAF Benevolent Fund.
Last week a new community facility to support RAF families living at RAF High Wycombe was opened by Mrs Kate Wigston and RAF Benevolent Fund Chief Executive Air Vice-Marshal David Murray.
Tom Mountney is gearing up for a 450-mile ultra-marathon to thank the two charities which supported he and his wife through several miscarriages last year.
The station held its Annual Reception to celebrate the Fund's 100th anniversary and to thank the people and organisations who have supported the station throughout the year.
This year marks 75 years since Operation Market Garden, the largest ever airborne mission. Although ultimately a failure, General Montgomery's plan became known as a 'glorious defeat' and showed the bravery, tenacity and determination of the British Armed Forces.