King Charles III announced as new Patron of RAF Association

The Royal Air Forces Association is delighted to announce that His Majesty King Charles III will be the new Royal Patron of the charity.

King Charles has been a member of the RAF Association since 1971, having enlisted into the RAF that same year. He also previously took on the role of President of the RAF Association in 1986.

King Charles became Commander in Chief of the British Armed Forces following the death of Queen Elizabeth II and continues to hold a number of honorary titles in the RAF.

The Royal Patronage was confirmed by Buckingham Palace to mark the first anniversary of Their Majesties’ Coronation.

Nick Bunting, Secretary General for the Royal Air Forces Association, said:

“We are immensely proud to have His Majesty The King as the new Patron of the RAF Association.

“Having been a member of the Association for over 50 years and a previous President, His Majesty The King has long been a supporter of our work. We are incredibly grateful for his continued support and are honoured that he has chosen to follow in the footsteps of Queen Elizabeth II and King George VI to become the next Royal Patron of the RAF Association.

“It means a great deal to our entire organisation and the RAF community we are here to support.”

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