RAF Association launches new gift

The RAF Association is helping serving personnel feel more connected to home by launching the ‘Wings Doodle Box’… More information

Your views shared at the Defence Families Federation Forum

Defence Minister, Tobias Ellwood hosted yesterday’s Families Federation Forum in London (Thursday 20th September), to discuss ongoing support for the families of those serving in all three services… More information

WiFi access on RAF Stations and in Contact Houses

The number of RAF Stations where Personnel and family members can make use of free communal WiFi has grown. Funded by the RAF Association, many… More information

The Common Transfer File (CTF) – for service children changing schools

Common Transfer FileCTF is used by schools and local authorities to send pupil data when a pupil moves from one school to another. From September 2018 the CTF will include a section that has been added to help schools address the particular difficulties of service children in state schools… More information

Flexible Working; it’s a Team Sport

In April 2019, Flexible Service (FS) will introduce a pioneering method of allowing Armed Forces personnel to adjust their daily commitment to the Services or operational deployability with an accompanying and fair reduction to their remuneration package (pay & pension). Whilst for some this policy change will represent a long-awaited opportunity to make significant changes to their working life, for others there remains… More information

Battle of Britain Service at Westminster Abbey

“I don’t think we realised the importance of that day at the time.” Was the recollection of 98-year-old Joan Fanshawe, attending a special service at Westminster Abbey on Battle of Britain Sunday… More information

Understanding Military Culture and Transition course

This free study day is for anyone who is a first point of contact to the general public, giving you a greater understanding of the issues facing veterans, reservists or dependants. It acknowledges that the combat experience of veterans may be very difficult to comprehend for some, so adopts a unique… More information

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