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  • Going Dutch for a million

    Tomorrow there will be a special Who Wants To Be A Millionaire to mark Remembrance, in support of the RAF Benevolent Fund and our partner charities from the other two services. Sergeant Dutch Holland will be representing the RAF in the show.

  • And the winner is…

    We had a great response to our Fly with a Spitfire competition, but unfortunately there is only one winner for this fantastic prize, kindly donated by Action Stations!

  • Airplay takes off at RAF Northolt

    Families at RAF Northolt enjoyed a range of special activities on 26 October to celebrate the opening of new Airplay Parks – state-of-the-art play areas for children and young people living on or around the station.

  • Well done 2211 Squadron air cadets

    The RAF Benevolent Fund gets no government funding, so we rely on the generosity of the great British public. A great example of this generosity in action is the fantastic fundraising by the air cadets from 2211 (Bracknell) ATC Squadron.

  • Battle of Britain campaign wins award

    Last year, to commemorate the 70th anniversary of the Battle of Britain, the RAF Benevolent Fund ran an online campaign called the 1940 Chronicle. We're really pleased to let you know that the 1940 Chronicle has won an award – the PR Week award for best in digital and social media.

  • Airplay takes off at RAF Linton-On-Ouse

    Families at RAF Linton-On-Ouse enjoyed a range of special activities on 13 October to celebrate the opening of new Airplay Parks: state-of-the-art play areas for young people living on or around the station.

  • Helping Georgia's hearing

    We're not just there for RAF personnel, we support their children and families as well. Georgia, the daughter of a squadron leader at RAF Odiham, is profoundly deaf, so we stepped in to help. Paul Hewson, our Regional Director, tells us more.

  • Visit to Princess Marina House

    Last week a group of new staff from our London office had the privilege of visiting Princess Marina House, our flagship welfare break centre on the south coast. Glyn Llewellyn, from our welfare team, fills us in.

  • Bastion2Blighty

    Medical personnel from all three armed services stationed at Camp Bastion in Afghanistan are raising money for charity by running, cycling and rowing back to Blighty.

  • New twist on classic Monopoly honours war heroes

    Leading leather-goods company Pemberton & Milner has teamed up with jeweller Garrard to create Military Monopoly, an exquisite deluxe leather and silver version of the old family favourite.

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