RAF family wanted to star in a national online campaign

FAMILYCreative agency – Across the Pond is looking for an RAF Family just about to leave service for civilian life. Please contact Vicky at the agency directly, if your family would be… More information

Dispersed Families Study – RAF

RAFRAF families who live off base are invited by QinetiQ and Edinburgh Napier University to help with a study specifically explore the needs and experiences of Service families who are… More information. If you are using a MOBILE DEVICE please use this link

Have you had problems obtaining finance/contracts due to RAF service?

FINANCIALOver the past few months we have received evidence of issues for RAF personnel and their families when obtaining loans, hire purchase agreements, mortgages, unsecured credit… More information. If you are using a MOBILE DEVICE please use this link

NEM Consultation – The RAF FAMILY members view

NEMThe NEM team has responded to cries at the lack of feedback opportunities for family members by encouraging Service personnel to sit down with their… More information. If you are using a MOBILE DEVICE please use this link

Launch of new RAF Families Federation website

mobileFri 1 Mar 13 sees the launch of the new RAF Families Federation website and mini site for smart phone and mobile device users.The new intuitive design offers a wealth of information at your finger tips. Never has it been easier to find exactly what you are looking for. Packed with the latest information, helping you and your family stay up to date with developments and news relevant to RAF serving personnel and their family members. Catch up on the latest from your Federation, find out what the RAF is up to, what the latest policy is and how development will affect you and your family. Explore our new website as a one stop shop for all you need to know about families issues. Read the latest articles in the RAF Families Federation magazine ‘Envoy’ both online and on the move. And now there is the RAF FF new mini site – perfect for your smart phone or mobile device. Take it anywhere. Click on the website tomorrow and see it for yourself…… More information »

Our Stories in RAF News – NHS braces, now pay or have them removed…

raf news dentalPeriodically in RAF News the Federation uses the evidence someone has provided to illustrate a topic of concern. The cases illustrate where policy is deemed as not quite fair or is outdated, or where there is disadvantage purely because that someone is a member of an RAF family. In this edition we hear from a family who were posted from Scotland to England and were told their daughter’s NHS Orthodontic treatment would not continued to be supported in England. The family could either opt to pay for the treatment themselves or have their daughter’s braces removed…More information »

Service Pupil Premium Extended

It has been announced that the Service Pupil Premium is being extended to state-maintained schools in England. Children of military personnel who have died in service will be eligible and children of military personnel will continue to qualify up to six year after their parents have left the Armed Forces. The amount paid to schools for each eligible child will increase to £300 in 2013-14. Let the school know by 17 Jan 13…More information »

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