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Ldr Fitzpatrick's daughter head scan

"We had no spare capacity to think with so much going on"

As a Chinook pilot, Squadron Leader Jeffrey Fitzpatrick is used to weathering challenging professional situations. But when his daughter was born with a rare syndrome,…

17 August 2021
Sandra Payne

Sandra Payne: My Story

Struggling by on Universal Credit and using foodbanks to feed her family, RAF veteran Sandra Payne, was in her own words, 'on skid row'.

9 August 2021
Mick McConnell

"For them it was just another day at work, for me it made all the difference"

Former RAF dog handler Mick McConnell's life changed in an instant when in 2011 he stepped on an IED his dog had failed to spot.

4 August 2021
James Henderson

James Henderson: My story

Seven years into a job he hoped would be for life, RAF veteran James Henderson was given the news injuries sustained during his service would mean he had to leave the…

25 June 2021
Joanna Martin

Life changed in an instant

Today Armed Forces Week recognises the services of Reservists who give up their free time to serve their country. For the RAF Benevolent Fund, the RAF Family we support…

23 June 2021
Amileigh Salt

Gardening is like 'natural medicine'

This Mental Health Awareness Week, Amileigh Salt shares how gardening has helped her to grow not only plants but also spirituality, during the global pandemic.

12 May 2021