The Duke of Edinburgh hands Air Cadet Patronage to The Duchess of Cambridge

DUKEHRH The Duke of Edinburgh passed his patronage of the Air Cadets to HRH The Duchess of Cambridge. During an audience at Buckingham Palace, The Duke relinquished his role as… More information

Carol Vorderman guest of honour at RAF Halton graduation parade

carolTelevision personality and air cadet ambassador, Carol Vorderman, was the guest of honour at RAF Halton’s graduation parade. As a pilot herself, with… More information

Women in the RAF event at RAF Cosford on Tuesday 10 March

COSFORDMarch will see events all around the world celebrating International Women’s Day, held on 8 March each year. This annual celebration is an opportunity to acknowledge the… More information

Air Cadet bands wow Vorderman

AIR CADETSCarol Vorderman, Honorary Group Captain of the Air Cadets praised proud youngsters from across the country at Royal Air Force Halton last night. Competing bands were thrilled to accept accolades from her at the… More information

Air Rank and Command Appointments

His Royal Highness The Duke of Edinburgh has been appointed Honorary Air Commodore of Royal Air Force Northolt; Air Commodore P A Atherton OBE to be promoted Air Vice-Marshal and to be Director Operational Airworthiness in the Military Aviation Authority; Air Commodore R W La Forte CBE to be Commander British Forces South Atlantic Islands; Group Captain (Retd) D A McCafferty to be Commandant Air…More information »

Gp Capt (Ret’d) Bill Mahon is appointed as new Director of the RAF FF

Gp Capt (Ret’d) Bill Mahon has been appointed as the new Director of the RAF Families Federation. He takes over from Dawn McCafferty on 20 Aug 12. Bill Mahon left the RAF earlier this year after a career lasting more than 30 years. Bill said: “I am very much looking forward to my new role and to helping give voice to the views and welfare concerns of RAF personnel and their families…More information »

What the RAF FF Chairman has been telling the Minister

This week the three Service Families Federations had their 6-monthly Forum with the Minister for Defence Personnel, Welfare & Veterans, Andrew Robathan MP. The RAF FF Chairman, Dawn McCafferty took the opportunity to brief the Minister on current RAF family-related concerns including, Family Morale, Service Complaints, DIO and HASC issues and the RAF FF survey on Impact of the SDSR and the AF Covenant…More information »

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