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Jo Salter MBE

International Women’s Day with Hon Gp Capt Jo Salter, the first British female fast jet pilot

International Women’s Day presents the opportunity to celebrate the achievements of women in the RAF and one such person is Honorary Group Captain Jo Salter MBE –…

Irene Strange

Celebrating women in the RAF this International Women’s Day

Today marks International Women’s Day. Over the last century, the role of women within society, and indeed the armed forces, has changed momentously. From the Second…

Potato Chip Rock Team

RAF Falcons team hike the Potato Chip Rock in aid of the Fund

Early this month, twelve members of the RAF Falcons team hiked to Potato Chip Rock in California. The journey was an 8-mile round trip, during which they climbed around…

21 February 2023

RAF Benevolent Fund joined by The Duke of Kent and Chief of the Air Staff at memorial of 1st Viscount Trenchard

Last week at the RAF Chapel, Westiminister Abbey, the RAF Benevolent Fund hosted the annual memorial for Marshal of the Royal Air Force Hugh Trenchard, 1st Viscount…

15 February 2023

A look at Airplay stations during this years Children’s Mental Health Awareness Week

Every year a theme is assigned to Children's Mental Health Awareness Week. Each theme has different objectives, designed to encourage all-round understanding of mental…

9 February 2023
Fighting with Pride

Fighting With Pride

This LGBTQ+ Awareness Month the Fund is celebrating its partnership with Fighting with Pride, an organisation which supports dishonourably discharged military personnel…

26 January 2023