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  • Award for tireless support

    Every year the RAF Benevolent Fund makes an award to recognise an outstanding supporter. This year the RAFBF Poignard was awarded to Damian Pinel from RAF Community Support.

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  • Friends of the family

    We recently had a visit from Sergeant Alex Ford, who you probably know as the RAF airman blogger. Alex wanted to find out a bit more about our work, so he spent a morning at one of our grants meetings.

  • Valentine's: Christopher Leader

    This year to celebrate Valentine's Day we are focusing on the partners of RAF personnel – the stalwarts of the RAF family. In this blog post we hear from Christopher Leader who balances a busy role in the City while supporting his partner, Mark, who is chief of staff at RAF Benson.

  • RAF family: the best friends in the world

    This Valentine's Day we are focusing on the partners of RAF personnel – the unsung stalwarts of the RAF family. Karen Nunns is married to an RAF technician, Jon. Karen tells us more.

  • Married to the Regiment

    This year to celebrate Valentine's Day we are featuring the partners of RAF personnel – the stalwarts of the RAF family. Yvonne Costin, who lives at RAF Conningsby, tells us more in this blog.

  • Akrotiri to Brize Norton

    Mick Kiff is an army corporal currently serving in a tri-service unit. Mick has come up with a great idea to raise money for the RAF Benevolent Fund and our partner charities – ABF The Soldiers Charity and the Royal Naval Benevolent Trust. Mick tells us more in this blog post.

  • RAF Regiment – 70 proud years

    This year is the 70th anniversary of the RAF Regiment, the RAF's specialist unit that defends airfields. In this blog post Flight Lieutenant Andy Costin tells us why he joined the RAF Regiment.

  • RAF Benevolent Fund visits Star and Garter

    Paul Hughesdon, Director of Welfare and Policy for the RAF Benevolent Fund, visited the Royal Star and Garter Home – Solihull on 26 January 2012 to inspect the new 'Roundel Wing', built with a £1.3 million donation from the RAF Benevolent Fund.

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  • Scottish bikers show their support

    Our Edinburgh office had a welcome visit from the Riders Branch of the Royal British Legion Scotland yesterday.

  • Thales sponsors forces passenger information system

    Thales UK and the single service charities have held a ceremony at RAF Brize Norton to launch a new passenger information system. The system is being sponsored by Thales UK and supported by the Royal Air Force Benevolent Fund (RAFBF), the Army Benevolent Fund (ABF) and the Royal Navy and Royal Marines Charity (RNRMC).

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