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How my RAF Regiment training has helped me during the COVID-19 pandemic

SAC Sam Lake explains how his experiences with the RAF Regiment have taught him to cope with the uncertainty that the coronavirus pandemic has brought.

"I remember dancing in the street with mum and dad"

As the nation looks to commemorate the 75th anniversary of VE Day on Friday, we spoke to RAF veteran Reg Lawrence about what he remembers from the historic day. Just a…

Pulling together with the support of the Fund

Chief Technician Mike Hawkins joined the RAF in Feb '99, serving as a TG5 Technician. Today, Mike is based at RAF Brize Norton and competes in the RAF Tug of War team,…

2 May 2020

RAF Benevolent Fund Trustee to lead latest NHS Nightingale Hospital

Monday saw the opening of the seventh NHS Nightingale Hospital in Bristol and at its helm will be RAF Benevolent Fund Trustee Marie-Noelle Orzel.

30 April 2020

RAF Benevolent Fund provides activity packs for RAF Odiham families

Families at RAF Odiham have received activity packs to help keep children occupied during the ongoing coronavirus lockdown. The activity packs are the result of a grant…

"Without the Fund I'd spend all day on my own"

RAF veteran Reg Lawrence thoroughly enjoys his weekly chats with his friends on the Fund's Telephone Friendship Group.

27 April 2020