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  • Ben Elephant

    The RAF Benevolent would like to introduce you to a very special friend of ours – Ben Elephant.

  • Pilot runs Paris marathon

    Group Captain Tim Below is working as an exchange officer with the French Air Force and has run the Paris marathon for the RAF Benevolent Fund. Tim tells us more in this blog.

  • The RAF Benevolent Fund 2013 Awards

    The RAF Benevolent Fund, the RAF's leading welfare charity, held an awards ceremony to celebrate and recognise the stand-out contributions made by a few of the many dedicated individuals and corporate partners who support the charity.

  • Life as an RAF mum

    Flight Lieutenant Janet Logan serves in the RAF at Lossiemouth and is proud mum to three children. In this blog for Mother's Day, Janet tells us about life as an RAF mum.

  • Friends pay tribute to fallen Tornado pilot

    Friends and family of Flight Lieutenant Adam Sanders gathered at Wigan Athletic Football Club on 2 March 2013 to celebrate his life and raise money for the Royal Air Force Benevolent Fund.

  • First Valentine's Day apart

    This Valentines many couples will have to spend it apart,as their other half will be away on tour. Here Kelly, who is currently based at RAF Lossiemouth, tells us about her first Valentine's without her hubby...

  • First Valentine's Day together

    Bethan, recently married her RAF sweetheart and this year they will be celebrating their first Valentine’s Day together. They decided to support the Fund whilst celebrating their big day. Here she tells us why...

  • Family and Christmas

    This Christmas many RAF personnel will be deployed overseas, and will be sorely missed by their loved ones. Yvonne, whose husband Andy is serving in Afghanistan, talks about Christmas without him in this blog.

  • Missing man bike ride – part 2

    Helen Wright has recently completed a bike ride in memory of her friend, Squadron Leader Ant Downing, who died from wounds sustained in Afghanistan. Helen tells how the ride went in this blog.

  • The RAF Family Heroes Award

    The RAF Benevolent Fund, the RAF’s leading welfare charity, and national charity 4Children have teamed up with Take a Break magazine to open nominations for the second annual RAF Family Hero Award.

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