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Carrianne's family and friends gathered in hi-vis

Family take on sponsored walk in honour of RAF daughter’s memory

On 10 February, members of the RAF Family completed a sponsored walk to honour the memory of Flight Sergeant Carrianne Franks and raise money for the Fund.

14 February 2024
Ann and husband

Valentine’s Day: "How I met my future husband in the RAF"

To mark Valentine’s Day this year, we spoke with former RAF Policewoman Ann Hughes about how she found love in the RAF.

13 February 2024
Meeting the needs research

Meeting the Needs Research: RAF Benevolent Fund and Greenwich Hospital

The Royal Air Force Benevolent Fund and Greenwich Hospital are undertaking a joint and large-scale research project to understand the scope of support required to meet…

Attendees gathered at RAF Chapel for the service

Honouring Marshal of the Royal Air Force Hugh Trenchard

On 8 February 2024, the RAF Chapel hosted the annual memorial for Marshal of the Royal Air Force Hugh Trenchard, 1st Viscount Trenchard, the ‘Father of the RAF’.

12 February 2024

RAF Benevolent Fund to launch LGBTQ+ Telephone Friendship Groups

The RAF Benevolent Fund is pleased to announce it is launching a new Telephone Friendship Group aimed at LGBTQ+ veterans in the RAF.

RAF Pride

LGBTQ+ History in the RAF

To mark LGBTQ+ History Month this February, the Fund has collaborated with the RAF LGBTQ+ Network to highlight the important milestones for the RAF LGBTQ+ community.

5 February 2024