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RAF Pride

Fighting With Pride: Q&A with Pete Ashcroft

For Pride month this June, we spoke to Pete Ashcroft, Head of Community Welfare Programmes at the RAF Benevolent Fund, about the Fund’s partnership with LGBTQ+ charity…

10 June 2024
Ambassadors Volunteers Week

Volunteers’ Week: Q&A with the Fund’s ambassadors

Our ambassadors come from a wide range of backgrounds, but they all have one thing in common – they want to support the Fund and give something back. To mark Volunteers’…

4 June 2024
Ken Aedy memoir

Family of Squadron Leader Ken Aedy publish pilot's memoirs in honour of his memory

Last night the Fund was delighted to attend the launch of new book, From Biplanes to Fast jets: a pilot’s life in the Royal Air Force 1942-1973.

31 May 2024
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
Kirky with medals

Volunteers' Week: Q&A with Fund Volunteer Kirky

To mark Volunteers’ Week (3-9 June), we spoke to Fund volunteer and ex-RAF serviceman Crawford Kirkhope, known as Kirky, to find out more about what his role involves…

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