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  • 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).

  • New holiday home for RAF families

    A new home from home for RAF families was opened in Rustington, West Sussex on 8 December. Shencot House has been refurbished by the RAF Benevolent Fund, the RAF's leading welfare charity, as a place for serving RAF families in need of an affordable break.

  • RAF commander opens new playparks for young people at High Wycombe

    Families at RAF High Wycombe enjoyed a range of special activities on 18 November 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.

  • 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.

  • 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.

  • 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.

  • Working with Combat Stress

    The RAF Benevolent Fund is committed to supporting members of the RAF family in need. We provide a lot of services ourselves, and we also fund specialist services through our partner charities. Combat Stress is one of those charities.

  • Airplay takes off at RAF Honington

    Families at RAF Honington in Suffolk, the home of the RAF Regiment, enjoyed a range of special activities at the weekend to celebrate the opening of new Airplay Parks: state-of-the-art play areas for young people living on or around the station.

  • Airplay takes off at RAF Shawbury

    Families at RAF Shawbury in Shropshire enjoyed a range of special activities on 13 September to celebrate the opening of its new Airplay parks – new state-of-the-art play areas for young people living on or around the RAF station.

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