The Armed Forces Covenant Fund Trust will make grants to projects where they can see that the project is addressing a clear need, and where they think the idea will be of practical benefit to Armed Forces Families. The focus of the project should be on supporting the family; rather than serving personnel or veterans.
Fundraiser Eirlys Greenough will scale three European volcanoes in just a week to pay tribute to her family and support the RAF Benevolent Fund. The 47-year-old’s husband Andy and two young children Evan and Nia died in a house fire 12 years ago, while the family were stationed at RAF Akrotiri.
Deployment is when a serving person (your spouse, partner, son, daughter, father, mother, brother, sister etc.) is required to go to a specified operational location away from their family, the timescales vary but this could be six months or longer. Whether this is your first ‘Deployment Separation’ or you have been through them before, they can still be extremely difficult for both the serving person and their family.
The RAF Cosford Air Show announced exciting news today that the Attack Helicopter Display Team will be returning on Sunday 9th June, with their explosive display showcasing the Apache gunship helicopter.
Three Air Traffic Controllers from RAF Benson are planning to cycle from their Oxfordshire base to Paris in just two days. The challenge is taking place at the end of April 2019, so they have a little over 3 weeks to prepare themselves for the 250-mile expedition.