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Latest Headlines

RAF PERSONNEL from across the UK continued to assist NHS frontline workers as one in three British adults received a first inoculation against Covid-19... Read More on Front Page
A MAJOR report into family life has been launched by the RAF Benevolent Fund... Read More on Page 3
ASCENSION ISLAND will be the first place in the world to be fully vaccinated against Covid-19 in one hit after an Air Force transporter delivered nearly 2,000 doses to the tiny Overseas Territory... Read More on Page 5
TYPHOONS HAVE blasted Daesh targets in Iraq with Paveway IV precision-guided bombs for the second time this year... Read More on Page 5
MARHAM’S VICTOR Gate Guardian has been scrapped after bids to find a home for the Cold War relic failed... Read More on Page 7
PIONEERING WOMEN artists whose work celebrated Allied crews and aircraft during World War II feature in a series of films online to mark Women’s History Month in March at the RAF Museum... Read More on Page 7
GAY RIGHTS campaigners have welcomed MoD moves to allow ex-military personnel dismissed because of their sexuality to apply to have their medals restored... Read More on Page 9
A FORMER RAF man who launched his career with 1960s pop pirates Radio Caroline has finally retired after a 60-year career... Read More on Page 10
BRITISH MILITARY personnel have deployed across Scotland to battle Covid in the largest single operation north of the border since the start of the pandemic... Read More on Page 11
FIVE FUTURE fighter pilots were awarded their wings at a special virtual ceremony at Valley... Read More on Page 13
AIRMAN MIKE Ainsworth has launched a bike bid to clock up more than 5,000 miles across the UK and Europe to honour the legendary Dambusters... Read More on Page 13
LOGISTICS SPECIALIST Cpl Jack Banks, right, who joined the forces before he had passed his driving test, has been crowned the RAF’s Driver the Year... Read More on Page 15
THE ROYAL International Air Tattoo has been cancelled for the second year running as Covid continues to cast a shadow over this summer’s large public events... Read More on Page 15