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Why I'm proud of those who took part in Operation Market Garden

To mark the 75th anniversary of the biggest airborne assault ever mounted, Operation Market Garden, RAF Benevolent Fund Ambassador Rob Bugden explains why he is in awe…

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Operation Market Garden – 75 years on

Seventy-five years ago today thousands of troops began to be dropped behind enemy lines during the Second World War in one of its largest airborne assaults.

My centenary moment – Taking part in Operation BUSHEL

In the last of our series celebrating the service of RAF Benevolent Fund staff, Regional Director Paul Hewson recalls his 'Centenary Moment'.

25 October 2018

The RAF100 flypast from a very different perspective

As thousands looked to the skies over London for the RAF100 flypast earlier this month, two RAF Benevolent Fund staff members had a very different view. Our Welfare…

"A day to remember and a day to be proud"

RAF Benevolent Fund beneficiary Luke Delahunty joined Her Majesty The Queen and members of the Royal Family at a Westminster Abbey service to celebrate the RAF's…

RAF100: The finale

This Tuesday, thousands of spectators gathered in London to watch the thrilling finale of the Royal Air Force's centenary celebrations, culminating in a 103-aircraft…