Veterans

Welcome to the Veterans Topic area.

This area will provide tailored updates, information and resources. 

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  • Royal British Legion Hearing Survey

    The Royal British Legion have commissioned this research project to determine the impact of hearing impairment on working-age Veterans (16-67 years old) incurred as part of their service in the British Armed Forces.   The study wi...
    • 14 Nov 2023
  • Office for Veterans’ Affairs Supporting Our Veterans Consultation - Now Open

    Office for Veterans’ Affairs Supporting Our Veterans Consultation - Now Open The UK Government’s Office for Veterans’ Affairs has launched a major new consultation to gather evidence on the experiences of UK Armed Forces veterans.This consultation will enable us to better understand veterans, their families and th...
    • 8 Nov 2023
  • New fund to support Veterans’ and their families’ employability

    New fund to support Veterans’ and their families’ employability The Armed Forces Covenant Fund Trust (the Trust) is delighted to announce the launch of the The Veterans’ Career Development Fund, supporting Veterans and their families to enter stable long-term employment, by delivering qualifications and tra...
    • 2 Nov 2023
  • Boxing Gym - Sturminster Newton, Dorset

    Boxing Gym - Sturminster Newton, Dorset Calling all Veteran's in the Sturminster Newton area, Dorset. There are 20 places available for veteran's to attend a 46 week Boxing Gym.
    • 19 Oct 2023
  • Making Positive Impacts to Veterans’ Mental Health and Wellbeing

    Making Positive Impacts to Veterans’ Mental Health and Wellbeing Following the successful administration of the One Is Too Many programme, the Armed Forces Covenant Fund Trust (the Trust) has commissioned the University of Chester to evaluate the findings from this innovative programme which focuses on vetera...
    • 11 Oct 2023
  • Is it Abuse - Forces Intervention Programme

    Is it Abuse - Forces Intervention Programme You may be aware of the domestic abuse charity FearFree (formerly Splitz and FearLess).   The charity has worked with Forces families in Wiltshire for many years. They have now obtained funding from the Armed Forces Covenant Fund Trust to run a ...
    • 9 Oct 2023
  • Veteran’s Capital Housing Fund

    Veteran’s Capital Housing Fund Have you heard about the Veteran’s Capital Housing Fund? Armed Forces Covenant Trust Fund Trust are inviting applications for two new programmes that will help increase the stock of housing available to veterans: the Refurbishment Grants Progr...
    • 8 Oct 2023
  • Vacancy - RN FPS HQ Digital Moderator OR6 2

    Vacancy - RN FPS HQ Digital Moderator OR6 2 A vacancy has become available with the Royal Navy Family and People Support (RN FPS) Digital Team.  The position is open to an OR6 of any specialisation in the Reserve Forces or someone that has served with the Regular Forces on FTRS. OR4 appli...
    • 7 Oct 2023
  • McCloud 2015 Pension Remedy

    McCloud 2015 Pension Remedy This booklet will tell you everything you need to know about the 2015 Pension Remedy, previously known as McCloud. This booklet is for information purposes only and cannot cover every personal circumstance or override the Scheme’s regulations. ...
    • 4 Oct 2023
  • Veteran ID cards: First veterans receive cards as phase two rollout begins

    Veteran ID cards: First veterans receive cards as phase two rollout begins The second phase of the long-awaited Veteran ID card rollout has started, now covering all long-standing former members of the British Armed Forces. All service leavers since 2018 have been entitled to a Veteran ID Card, but the new phase will provid...
    • 29 Sep 2023
  • Veterans’ Capital Housing Fund Launches

    Veterans’ Capital Housing Fund Launches The Armed Forces Covenant Fund Trust (The Trust) are delighted to announce two exciting new programmes under the Veterans’ Capital Housing Fund that will help increase the stock of housing available to veterans. The grants awarded under these p...
    • 12 Sep 2023
  • Op Courage Can Support You With Your Mental Health

    Op Courage Can Support You With Your Mental Health Op COURAGE is a dedicated NHS service for those who have served in the UK #ArmedForces, living in England. #Veterans can access #OpCOURAGE for support with their mental health and wellbeing. Watch the YouTube video: (7) Op Courage: Suppo...
    • 11 Sep 2023
  • Sports Activities at Ark at Egwood for Ex Military People Tuesday 12 September 2023

    Sports Activities at Ark at Egwood for Ex Military People Tuesday 12 September 2023 Ark at Egwood will be holding Sports Activities Days from Tuesday 12 September from 10am until 12pm and every fortnight following that. Sign Up using the QR code on the poster or emailing Sam at Ark at Egwood.
    • 6 Sep 2023
  • Samaritans Veteran's App

    Samaritans Veteran's App The Samaritans Veterans app​ provides UK military Service Leavers and Veterans with emotional health and wellbeing information, guidance and resources. Samaritans Veterans is designed to give you the tools to identify and navigate the emotional...
    • 30 Aug 2023
  • Veterans' Gateway Lines Open - Bank Holiday Monday

    Veterans' Gateway Lines Open - Bank Holiday Monday A friendly reminder that Veterans' Gateway lines are still open this bank holiday. Remember, Veterans' Gateway is here to help. Tel: 0808 802 1212 or visit the Veterans' Gateway website:  http://veteransgateway.org.uk
    • 28 Aug 2023
  • Re-visit HMS Raleigh

    Re-visit HMS Raleigh Did you serve at HMS Raleigh and fancy a trip down memory lane – whilst also encouraging a new generation of Royal Navy sailors? Then a new initiative introduced by the Torpoint establishment this autumn will be right up your street. Once a ter...
    • 23 Aug 2023
  • HM Armed Forces Veteran Card Survey

    MOD are building an application process to support the HM Armed Forces Veteran Card rollout later this year. They want to hear your views on this. If you are a Veteran who served in the HM Armed Forces (or soon to be one and looking at this when y...
    • 2 Aug 2023
  • Veterans’ Mobility Fund - Armed Forces Covenant Fund Trust

    Veterans’ Mobility Fund - Armed Forces Covenant Fund Trust Introducing the Veterans’ Mobility Fund - a brand new, highly specialised grant programme which will award a single five-year grant to an experienced registered charity to provide onward in-kind grants to veterans with physical disabilities.The...
    • 6 Jul 2023
    • 5 Jul 2023
  • Op Fortitude

    Op Fortitude Op FORTITUDE is funded by The Armed Forces Covenant Fund to deliver a centralised referral pathway into veteran supported housing. The remit of the team will be to work with individual veterans at risk of or experiencing homelessness, supporting them...
    • 4 Jul 2023
  • Veterans' Health Roadshow - Somerset

    Veterans' Health Roadshow - Somerset Find out about veterans’ health services near you.   Free veteran health advice and guidance.   12th & 13th July   See the poster for times, locations and more information.
    • 29 Jun 2023
  • Veterans Trauma Network Rename

    Veterans Trauma Network Rename The Royal Marines Charity are excited to support their NHS colleagues as the Veterans Trauma Network is renamed Op RESTORE: The Veterans Physical Health and Wellbeing Service. Op RESTORE is an NHS service in England which can support you if you ha...
    • 22 Jun 2023
  • Mission Motorsport - Bicester Heritage 28th June 2023

    Mission Motorsport - Bicester Heritage 28th June 2023 The Forces Motorsport Charity 'Mission Motorsport' has arranged some fabulous cars to come and take passengers for laps at Bicester Heritage, now they just need some passengers.  Open to the Armed Forces community, come and enjoy exclusive ac...
    • 17 Jun 2023
  • Plymouth Veterans and Family Hub Newsletter

    Plymouth Veterans and Family Hub Newsletter The June edition of the Veterans and Family Hub Newsletter can be read here: forum.royalnavy.mod.uk/.../June-Veterans-Newsletter-_2800_2_2900_.pdf The hub is run by veterans and their families for veterans and their families and works with a ran...
    • 16 Jun 2023
  • Advance Into Justice, HM Prison & Probation Service Promotion

    Advance Into Justice, HM Prison & Probation Service Promotion AIJ is a recruitment initiative aimed at supporting armed forces leavers, veterans and their families into prison and probation roles. The initiative highlights the organisations commitment to the Armed Forces community, recognising the wide range of...
    • 15 Jun 2023