Your RAF Families Federation - Your Voice

Acting as a barometer for RAF Personnel, including singles and Reservists.

Telling it like it is, and representing ordinary views and providing a voice RAF serving personnel and the family members we represent.

Federation Surveys

The current quick online surveys are going to be really useful in helping us influence continual change for the future. We will always maintain your anonymity and respect your privacy. How we can reassure you of this is to explain that as your data comes in off each survey completed - we only see the comments and what station you are based at. We cannot link back, in any way to you directly.

Current surveys: Housing - missed appointments and Pay - AFPRB

For when you need it most - The Armed Forces Covenant

The Armed Forces Covenant (AFC) is there to make sure you, as military personnel or your families are not disadvantaged as a result of military service. Veterans are also supported by the Covenant and it will be there to support you when your serving days end, for whatever reason.

If you experience any of the issues below, or similar - please contact us:

  • Struggle with access to financial services - perhaps a mobile phone contract, bank loan or mortgage - because of your military service
  • Fair access to NHS services after being posted to the other side of the country
  • Timely access to a school place for your son/daughter
  • Access to civilian employment for spouses and partners.

The Armed Forces Covenant includes the Community and Corporate Covenants. Our team can help to ensure the Covenant works for you in times of need.

Why YOU should contact the Federation

The RAF Families Federation is funded by the RAF but sits outside the Chain of Command as an independent organisation. We represent all RAF personnel, be you Regular, Reserve, single, married or in a partnership, together with your families. We provide a voice for the issues and concerns you have about life in the RAF. We also have direct access to senior RAF and MoD staffs as well as Government Ministers.

To do all this, we need to hear from you on issues such as quality of life, accommodation, health, education, pay and allowances. Everyone's views and concerns are important to us.

Key things to remember:

  • We work with the RAF/MoD and not against them
  • We don't undermine the chain of command; we work with them but we dig them in the ribs on your behalf when necessary
  • We will signpost you to the 'best' experts to help you if required
  • We always maintain your anonymity and respect your privacy
  • We always maintain a fair and balanaced approach.

Telephone lines are open Monday to Friday between 10 am and 3 pm. Voicemails and emails are responded to as a priority, during the next working day.

Federation Activity 2015

Dates are coming in thick and fast for us to come and join you at families days and other events. If you have an event, where you would like to have the RAF FF present during 2015, please contact us, providing as much notice as possible. We can come and talk to your audience, no matter how large or small, and/or have a stand with a friendly team at an event or conference.

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