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RAF Honington Golf Team posing holding their clubs

RAF Honington Golf Team take on D-Day 80 Golf Challenge for the Fund

On Thursday 6 June, the RAF Honington Golf Team will be taking on a 72-hole Golf Challenge to mark the 80th anniversary of D-Day.

Neil Robinson and photo of great-uncle in uniform

“The Fund’s counselling support inspired me to give back”

Neil Robinson will be commemorating 80 years since his great-uncle’s passing during the milestone D-Day anniversary this year. Inspired by his family background, we…

Dan and Mike in blue team outfits on Bargain Hunt set

RAF veterans and charity ambassadors take part in D-Day special of BBC’s Bargain Hunt

To mark the 80th anniversary of D-Day this year, RAF Benevolent Fund ambassadors went head-to-head with other Armed Forces veterans in a D-Day special episode of the BBC…

Bomber Command airmen collage

D-Day 80: Stories of the lost Bomber Command airmen

As we commemorate the 80th anniversary of D-Day, it is important to pay tribute to the brave airmen of RAF Bomber Command who lost their lives in the fight for freedom…

23 May 2024
Len Eaton

D-Day 80: The legacy of Operation Taxable airman

To mark the 80th anniversary of D-Day this June, Roy Eaton shares a guest blog about his uncle Len Eaton, a Wireless Operator who served as part of Operation Taxable and…

23 May 2024
Gavin and GHQ Spirits outside Edinburgh Castle

GHQ Spirits to launch D-Day 80 limited-edition collection to raise money for Fund

To commemorate the 80th anniversary of D-Day, GHQ Spirits has launched a limited-edition Scottish rum, vodka and gin range to raise money for the Fund and other Service…

16 May 2024