Secretary of State’s Christmas Letter to Service Personnel and Families

This Christmas, our Armed Forces are deployed across the world keeping our nation safe. While the nature of operations is changing, we know that… More information

Shop safely for children this Christmas

The Office for Product Safety and Standards has launched ‘The 12 Rules of Christmas’, to help consumers shop safely for children’s presents this Christmas… More information

RAF Wittering Christmas Card Competition

A year three pupil from Wittering Primary School has won the RAF Wittering Christmas Card Competition… More information

Royal visit to RAF Akrotiri

Their Royal Highnesses the Duke and Duchess of Cambridge have visited British Forces Cyprus (BFC) base RAF Akrotiri to meet the men and women serving on operations over Christmas. They also took time to meet military personnel and their families from across the island who support operations on a daily basis… More information

Exercise Global Eagle

RAF personnel joined their French allies to hone their skills in protecting airfields from attack. Exercise Global Eagle saw over 200 RAF Police and RAF Regiment personnel from 2 FP Wg based at RAF Leeming join a similar number from Commando… More information

Airplay youngsters pay their own poppy tribute for Remembrance

As the nation stopped to mark Remembrance Day this year and the 100th anniversary of the end of the First World War, members of the RAF Benevolent Fund’s Airplay youth support scheme took time to pay their own tribute… More information

Hawker Typhoon is back on display in Hangar 3

The Hawker Typhoon was designed by Sydney Camm as a successor to the Hawker Hurricane. Powered by the most powerful engine available at the time, the Typhoon was faster than any RAF aircraft at low altitude… More information

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