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  • Ceri Meehan RAFBF fundraiser
    Ceri's marathon effort in tribute to family's Second World War service

    There are no half measures for RAF Benevolent Fund supporter Ceri Meehan, especially when she's aiming to 'give something back' to the charity which has supported her family.

  • Roald Dahl
    Roald Dahl: His RAF career

    13 September is Roald Dahl Day, a day celebrating the ever-popular author's birth. Roald Dahl served in the RAF during World War Two as a pilot, which inspired his story about the troublesome 'Gremlins'.

  • Sqn Ldr Graham Laurie
    Diana's final flight

    Longtime Royals pilot and retired Squadron Leader Graham Laurie recalls the fateful day, 20 years ago, when he was assigned to fly Princess Diana’s body back to London from Paris.

  • Shawbury play park opening
    New play park brings smiles to RAF Shawbury

    Air Vice-Marshal Warren James CBE has officially unveiled RAF Shawbury's new play park in front of excited and eager children who'll be enjoying it for years to come.

  • Steph Evans
    An Oscarordinary Challenge

    Sgt Steph Evans of 24 Squadron RAF Brize Norton is taking on an epic year's fundraising she’s calling 'An Oscarordinary Challenge' to raise money for our charity and others, and awareness of her son Oscar's condition, Goldenhar syndrome.

  • Operation Pedestal
    75th anniversary of Operation Pedestal

    It's 1942, the Second World War rages on and Malta is under siege. The small Mediterranean island had been bombarded for almost two years by enemy forces keen to control this strategic post.

  • Corporal Jon Ward
    100 marathons for Lossie Corporal

    When Corporal Jon Ward completed his first ever marathon back in 2007, he could never have imagined that 11 years later, he would be joining the exclusive 100 marathon club! 

  • Linda Meredith
    Linda Meredith embarks on a walk to remember in honour of late RAF dad

    Supporter Linda Meredith has laced up her walking shoes and is on route to Lincolnshire from London in honour of her late RAF father.

  • Aston Martin production line
    Behind the scenes with Aston Red 10

    Earlier this year, Aston Martin Cambridge generously donated to us a limited edition Aston Martin Vanquish S Red Arrows car. The Vanquish S Red Arrows collaboration honours Britain's national treasure and world-renowned aerobatic team, the Red Arrows, and the car has been designed to emulate the experience of piloting a Red Arrows Hawk jet.

  • Alfie Hall RAFBF cyclist
    Alfie Hall completes Land's End to John O'Groats cycle challenge

    Squadron Leader Alfie Hall of Royal Auxiliary Air Force 607 Squadron this week completed his 1201 mile cycling challenge from Land’s End to John O'Groats.

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