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Old 17th Apr 2017, 08:24
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Originally Posted by Pontius Navigator View Post
Why were officers persuaded to support the one and the men the other? Why two? Certainly Fund implies charity and Association implies club.
When I joined the RAF as a 16 yr old Boy Entrant in Oct 1959 one of the first things we did was to sign a form allocating one day's pay per year to the RAFBF. The RAFA was never mentioned. Fortunately I've never needed the services of either organisation.
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