RAF Benevolent Fund Controller, Air Vice-Marshal Chris Elliot, calls on us all to encourage the next generation to remember the lessons of the past and the sacrifices of all those who have gone before.
David Rose spent 31 years in the RAF as an engineer before being medically discharged in 2018. David is now based at RAF Honington as one of the RAF Benevolent Fund's Social Engagement Workers – an initiative aiming to tackle social isolation and loneliness among the serving community.
For Bomber Command veteran Jack Watson Remembrance Sunday has always been a day of quiet reflection. So this year will be no different, despite the COVID-19 restrictions as he looks forward to watching the national commemorations while remembering his own, personal story.
Remembrance is a time to stop and think of those who fought for our freedoms. Officer Cadet Josh Rowles, from Bristol University Air Squadron, tell us what Remembrance means to him and who he'll be thinking of when he stands silent.
With a garage door which was dangerous to use and no funds to repair it, Second World War veteran Dennis Pearcy turned to the RAF Benevolent Fund for help.
The station recently opened a new All Day Café at the station. The project cost £45,000 in total and was funded in part by a £10,000 grant from the RAF Benevolent Fund, the RAF's leading welfare charity.
With the Covid-19 pandemic cancelling plans across the nations, one thing that hasn't wavered is the support from the RAF Falcons.
On the 30 and 31 October, plane-mad Jacob Newson and his dad Andy walked 30 miles to raise money for the RAF Benevolent Fund, the RAF’s leading welfare charity. Their route began at the former site of RAF Manston in Kent and finished at the Battle of Britain Memorial at Capel le Ferne near Folkstone.
Youngsters at RAF Henlow are excited to be able to return to their youth group following restrictions due to COVID-19. Station youth worker Julia Purton gives her take on getting Airplay going again.
RAF Leeming recently reopened its Barrel & Bean facility following an extensive refurbishment. The project, which cost £330,000 in total, was supported by a grant of £150,000 from the Fund.