On 24th September 2018 various members of the various breakfast clubs were afforded the opportunity of tickets to see the highly acclaimed ballet, Lest We Forget at the Sadler’s Wells Theatre by Lt Col Gary Tait MBE.
On Saturday 25th August 2018, I was invited to meet with Gary Weaving (ex Royal Engineer) of the charity Forgotten Veterans UK regarding his innovative Veterans Basher Retreat Project at Fort Cumberland in Portsmouth. The Basher Retreat officially opens around a planned date at the end of November 2018.
On Friday 7 September 2018 members of various Armed Forces & Veterans Breakfast Clubs were invited to attend breakfast at the Royal Hospital Chelsea in the esteemed company of the Chelsea Pensioners and the Secretary of State for Defence, Gavin Williamson MP.
Police believe the vandalism is racially aggravated (Picture: West Midlands Police). Police investigating graffiti sprayed near a newly-unveiled war memorial have issued CCTV images of two people at the scene.
Foreign nationals living abroad will be allowed to join Britain's Armed Forces, the government is set to announce. Currently, citizens from Commonwealth countries can only join if they have lived in the UK for five years.
Pride Of Britain Awards: The Unsung Heroes Of The British Military. It was certainly a proud moment for the British military at the Pride of Britain awards last night, which celebrate British people who have acted bravely in challenging situations.
Soldiers must report their superiors if they think they are a suicide risk, the first ever suicide prevention booklet given to the armed forces says.The new pocket guide to help armed forces personnel spot and support those who may be struggling with their mental health will be launched on September 4th.
Women have been allowed to apply for close combat roles in the Royal Marines for the first time, the Ministry of Defence (MoD) has announced, as veterans say the idea of a 'front line' in modern combat is outdated.
A former soldier with the British army who fought for Kurdish forces against so-called Islamic State (IS) in Syria has been given a prison sentence in Turkey, his mother says. Joe Robinson, 25, from Leeds, was arrested while on holiday in 2017 and charged with terrorism offences.
Two men overseeing an SAS selection march in which three reservists died have been acquitted of negligence. L/Cpl Edward Maher, 31, L/Cpl Craig Roberts, 24, and Cpl James Dunsby, 31, died after the trek during which they carried up to 27kg (4st) on their backs on one of the hottest days of 2013.