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  • RAF Odiham personnel meet WAAF and WRAF veterans at Princess Marina House
    WAAF 'trailblazers' joined by RAF personnel for centenary celebrations

    A team of seven female personnel from RAF Odiham joined former WAAF and WRAF members at a week-long celebration of 100 years of women in the RAF at Princess Marina House in Rustington, recently.

  • Kevin and Sophia Pike
    Sophia and Kevin leapt into love on 29 February!

    After realising they were meant to be, Sophia and Kevin Pike married on 14 February, and celebrate their 37th wedding anniversary today. Kevin tells the Norwich couple's love story...

  • Sally Barber
    Cupid had to shoot more than once for this RAF couple!

    Sally McGlone and her husband met several times before Cupid struck. Here she tells their love story...

  • Marilyn Botham and family
    It was love at first sight – for Arthur at least!

    One chance meeting, two children, six RAF postings, three careers and 44 years later Arthur and Marilyn Botham are still going strong.

  • Jon Ward
    I got 99 problems but running ain't one!

    For Corporal Jon Ward, 1 April will not only be a celebration of the RAF centenary but also the end of a huge challenge.

  • Jen Kelly
    My role as a Welfare Benefits Executive

    Jen Kelly is a Welfare Benefits Executive for the RAF Benevolent Fund, in this guest blog, Jen tells us about her role and about the new advice blog.

  • A couple holding hands
    More than 5,000 people have been helped by relationship support service

    Now entering its eighth year, the RAF Benevolent Fund's partnership with relationship counselling service Relate has been so successful the service is being extended to include veterans and their partners.

  • Lady Hillier and children at RAF Marham
    New childcare centre means more help for families at RAF Marham

    The Rainbow Centre childcare facility at RAF Marham officially opened an extension this week meaning they can care for more children on a day to day basis.

  • RAF100 Isle of Man stamps
    Isle of Man Post Office introduces stamps to mark RAF100

    As a tribute to all who have served in the Royal Air Force in the last century, Isle of Man Post Office has commissioned a set of eight commemorative stamps.

  • Gordon Mellor and fellow Bomber Command veterans with Carol Vorderman
    Tributes paid to Bomber Command veteran Gordon Mellor

    Staff and trustees at the RAF Benevolent Fund were saddened to hear about the passing of Bomber Command veteran Gordon Mellor, who campaigned tirelessly to see a lasting memorial built to the brave men of Bomber Command, determined that their legacy would never be forgotten.

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