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RAF Brize Norton

  • RAF Brize Norton honoured as Station of the Year

    Representatives from RAF Brize Norton picked up the coveted Wilkinson Sword yesterday evening after winning 'Station of the Year' at the Royal Air Force Benevolent Fund Awards for their extraordinary fundraising efforts. The sword was presented by Chief of the Air Staff, Air Chief Marshal Sir Andrew Pulford.

  • RAF team begin tough Atlantic Ocean race

    Today a team of RAF personnel from 216 Squadron and 47 Squadron began the Talisker Whisky Atlantic Challenge, a rowing race from San Sebastián de la Gomera in the Canary Islands to Antigua. Atlantic Forces team member, Howard Raw, tells us more about the challenge and why his team wanted to raise money for the RAF Benevolent Fund.

  • Barcelona to Bournemouth cycle challenge

    An inspirational supporter of the RAF Benevolent Fund has organised a mammoth cycle challenge this month to raise money for us. In this guest blog SAC Paul Heaton tells us more about it.

  • Fundraiser's car rally challenge for the RAF Benevolent Fund

    Flying Officer Tom Stratton is taking part in the Mongol Car Rally with two friends to raise funds for the RAF Benevolent Fund. In this guest blog, he tells us more about the event and why he's raising money for our charity.

  • Prime minister opens new play park for RAF children

    The Rt Hon David Cameron MP opened a new play park at RAF Brize Norton today, in Faulder Avenue, Carterton. Funded by the RAF Benevolent Fund, the play park has been built as a facility for the children of RAF families based at Brize Norton and will also be accessible to children living in the local area.

  • Run, Row, Ride

    Flight Lieutenant Nathan Jones, 29, is a pilot with 101 Squadron, based at RAF Brize Norton. Here he tells us about Run, Row, Ride, the fundraising challenge he and his colleagues are taking on to raise money for the RAF Benevolent Fund.

  • Thales sponsors forces passenger information system

    Thales UK and the single service charities have held a ceremony at RAF Brize Norton to launch a new passenger information system. The system is being sponsored by Thales UK and supported by the Royal Air Force Benevolent Fund (RAFBF), the Army Benevolent Fund (ABF) and the Royal Navy and Royal Marines Charity (RNRMC).

  • Climbing mountains for the RAF family

    Jade and Peter Harrison grew up in the married quarters in RAF Brize Norton, where their dad is stationed with the RAF. This year they completed an amazing challenge to raise money for the RAF Benevolent Fund.

  • Climbing Kilimanjaro

    Jade and Peter Harrison grew up in the married quarters at RAF Brize Norton, where their dad is stationed with the RAF. This year they are setting out on the challenge of a lifetime to raise money for the RAF Benevolent Fund. 

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