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  • Danni Hamilton
    A hassle-free way to support the RAF Benevolent Fund

    This Remember A Charity Week, Danni Hamilton explains how she got her Will written for free, when she updated it to leave a gift to the RAF Benevolent Fund.

  • RAF Benson Families Day 2017
    Summer of support for RAF families

    From RAF Benson to RAF Wyton, the RAF Benevolent Fund has spent almost £50,000 in its second year of support for station families' days.

  • George Cross awarded to the island of Malta
    George Cross awarded to the island of Malta

    Malta is also known as the George Cross Island, holding the distinction of being the only entire population to receive the bravery award. 

  • Bombed street in Malta
    "By the time we arrived the island had suffered massively and was practically on its knees"

    During the Siege of Malta, the island had been at the mercy of the German and Italian bombers until Allied ships and aircraft arrived to reinforce their defences.

  • Enemy raid over Malta
    Dogfight over Malta

    When Malta came under attack midway through the Second World War, the battle to protect it was waged in the skies.

  • Ceri Meehan RAFBF fundraiser
    Ceri's marathon effort in tribute to family's Second World War service

    There are no half measures for RAF Benevolent Fund supporter Ceri Meehan, especially when she's aiming to 'give something back' to the charity which has supported her family.

  • Sqn Ldr Graham Laurie
    Diana's final flight

    Longtime Royals pilot and retired Squadron Leader Graham Laurie recalls the fateful day, 20 years ago, when he was assigned to fly Princess Diana’s body back to London from Paris.

  • Shawbury play park opening
    New play park brings smiles to RAF Shawbury

    Air Vice-Marshal Warren James CBE has officially unveiled RAF Shawbury's new play park in front of excited and eager children who'll be enjoying it for years to come.

  • Steph Evans
    An Oscarordinary Challenge

    Sgt Steph Evans of 24 Squadron RAF Brize Norton is taking on an epic year's fundraising she’s calling 'An Oscarordinary Challenge' to raise money for our charity and others, and awareness of her son Oscar's condition, Goldenhar syndrome.

  • Operation Pedestal
    75th anniversary of Operation Pedestal

    It's 1942, the Second World War rages on and Malta is under siege. The small Mediterranean island had been bombarded for almost two years by enemy forces keen to control this strategic post.

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