RAF News

#ChooseToChallege on International Women's Day

RAF servicewomen of all ranks will be sharing their thoughts and experiences today as they reveal how they #ChooseToChallenge in their diverse roles across the Service.

Explore our station, unit and RAF sports team and BFBS social media channels and to see their stories. Why not try these features to get you started?

Warrant Officer Emma Rousell discusses how she Chooses to Challenge with BFBS.


Wing Commander Kat Ferris OBE, Wing Commander Hannah Bishop, and Warrant Officer Emma Rousell reveal how they #ChooseToChallenge in their fascinating careers.

BFBS Radio


‘No Room for Clichés’ Interactive Workshop

Women from all ranks and roles join forces with Amazing Apprenticeships to talk about their diverse roles in the RAF.

 ‘No Room for Clichés’

RAF Akrotiri

Group Captain Nikki Thomas OBE and Warrant Officer Kerry Finlay discuss their careers and their roles as Station Commander and Station Warrant Officer at RAF Akrotiri.

RAF Akrotiri


Tedder Academy of Leadership

Servicewomen and Civil Servants from across the ranks give personal reflections of their individual leadership journeys.  



‘Women in the Chinook Force’

RAF Odiham feature the RAF and Civil Service women who are an integral part of the Chinook helicopter Force.

RAF Odiham


83 Expeditionary Air Group

Women deployed overseas reveal their roles in the RAF’s contribution to military operations in the Middle East.


‘Women in the RAF’

RAF Recruitment showcase servicewomen in their #NoOrdinaryJob roles.

RAF Recruitment



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