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  • Finances
    What the Autumn Budget means for the RAF Family

    In the latest edition of our advice blog, Welfare Benefits Advisor Jen Kelly outlines the key welfare benefit changes announced in the Autumn Budget, which may be relevant for the RAF Family.

  • Airplay children
    Airplay youngsters pay their own poppy tribute for Remembrance

    As the nation stopped to mark Remembrance Day this year and the 100th anniversary of the end of the First World War, members of the RAF Benevolent Fund's Airplay youth support scheme took time to pay their own tribute.

  • Harry Irons
    Tributes paid to Bomber Command veteran Harry Irons

    All at the RAF Benevolent Fund are mourning the loss of Harry Irons DFC - one of the greatest supporters of the Bomber Command Memorial – after he passed away this weekend.

  • Mike and Dave Waring
    "I will remember my grandfather and all my comrades who lost their lives"

    Today, Remembrance Sunday, Squadron Leader Mike Waring will join thousands of others as they line the streets of London to pay their respects at the Cenotaph. Mike shares with us why Remembrance is so important for him and his family.

  • Natasha Haward
    "I realised I didn't have any of my own memories with my Dad"

    As the nation prepares to mark Remembrance tomorrow, we hear from Natasha Haward whose father, Group Captain David Haward, was killed in a flying accident in 1998 when she was just four years old. In this guest blog, Natasha reflects on what Remembrance means to her.

  • Vera Clachers with air cadet Samantha Terry
    Second World War WAAF veteran presented with medal at Edinburgh Castle reception

    This month ninety-five-year-old Vera Clachers received her war medal, 73 years after it was awarded to her, at our annual reception held at Edinburgh Castle.

  • Stan Hartill
    Remembering our RAF veterans

    This Remembrance Sunday we will remember all those we have lost in war but we will also remember those who have passed away this year.

  • Queen's Colour Squadron parade outside the British Museum
    British Museum hosts RAF100 celebration

    A celebration of 100 years of the Royal Air Force was held at London's British Museum earlier this month, attended by the Chief of the Air Staff, Air Chief Marshal Sir Stephen Hillier.

  • Chinoor fundraisers
    RAF trio embark on 24-hour 80kg sled-pulling challenge

    Three RAF Regiment servicemen are planning to take a dose of their own medicine with a fundraising 80kg sled pull around Chinnor this weekend.

  • Blades cheque presentation
    Aerobatic team The Blades donate £34,000 to the RAF Benevolent Fund

    The Blades, who perform dazzling displays around the UK and represent GB internationally by campaigning for the Red Bull Air Race World Championship, has donated more than £34,000 to support our work.

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