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Below is an Archive of all News Stories featured on the RAF Families Federation website in the order they appeared.
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At the weekend, Philip Hammond appeared on ‘The Andrew Marr Show’, where he answered questions from the former BBC political editor on Britain’s military capability, Afghanistan and Nato. When asked about Russia’s actions in Ukraine, the Defence Secretary said: "We’ll be providing Typhoon aircraft, based probably in Estonia, to support the Polish-led Baltic air policing mission during the summer...
Armed Forces pension rights for same sex marriages
Following the extension of marriage to same sex couples, the MoD has amended the Armed Forces and Reserve Forces Pension scheme rules. The benefits for surviving same sex spouses are provided on the same basis as those for surviving civil partners.