All News & Announcements

Welcome to the Armed Forces & Veterans Breakfast Clubs News and Announcements, this page shows all news for the AFVBC Website which include Armed Forces & Veterans Breakfast Clubs News and Announcements and National News which may be of help to veterans or their families.

COVID 19

In light of the Covid 19 virus and the possible threat to the health and safety of all veterans, especially those with suppressed respiratory or immune systems we would advise that all clubs take the necessary precautions/action to protect their members. Keep checking for updates on what we recommend and also the government website.

Household Division Beating Retreat Invite

This year, the Household Division Beating Retreat is going to held on Wednesday 10th and Thursday 11th June (2020). The theme will be 'THE SWORD AND THE CROWN”, paying tribute to Her Majesty the Queen, recognizing the service of the Foot Guards and the British Army in defence of the Nation at home and abroad, marking the 75 years of peace in Europe since the end of World War II.

Battle of Britain ace fighter pilot Paul Farnes dies aged 101

The last surviving Battle of Britain ace pilot from World War Two has died aged 101. Wing Cdr Paul Farnes was among the 3,000 airmen - The Few - who defended England's skies in 1940. He died at his home in Hampshire on Tuesday morning, the Battle of Britain Memorial Trust said. Paying tribute, it described him as "distinguished man - who was generous with his time in support of the trust". The trust added Wing Cdr Farnes was the last member of The Few fit enough to be able to attend the aerial conflict's memorial day in 2019.

Other Team Members

Elaine Forman, Hatfield & Welwny G.C
Hatfield & Welwyn G.C. AFVBC, Admin
Andy Milne, Luton & District AFVBC
Luton & District, Admin
Sharon Mansfield Oundle AFVBC
Oundle AFVBC, Admin
Yvonne Parsons Swindon AFVBC
Swindon AFVBC, Admin