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Yearly Archives: 2017

Building your own home - it's not a dream!

Update on the self build project from Mike Morris

Here we are with the latest update on the building of 14 homes for ex-Armed Forces personnel, if you recall from the last update there are 10 one bed flats and four two bed flats. Fisher & Dean th...

“On this day 1940… the meeting that changed the world”

The meeting that changed the world - Hitler and Mussolini

It’s 18th March 1940, 10:00 hours, Hitler meets Mussolini in his railway carriage as it travels through the snow covered Brenner Pass, high in the Alps and close to the border between Austria and Ital...

2017 Soldiering On Awards

Two charities that you've helped us to support have been chosen as finalists for a national award

Two of the charities you have helped us to support have been chosen as finalists in the 2017 Soldiering On Awards. Veterans With Dogs and Bravehoundwere both nominated for the 'Pets At Home Animal Partner....

Can YOU assist BBC Radio 4 documentaries on the Cold War

BBC Radio 4 would like to find people who were at RAF Mildenhall in the early 1980s - ideally they would have been around when the ‘Able Archer’ exercise happened in 1983. READ MORE HERE

Can YOU assist BBC Radio 4 documentaries on the Cold War for new series?

Each edition focuses on a particular moment in the cold war, as recounted by three people who were there.

This episode will focus...

Tributes pour in for Army Gunner Jack Mitchell who died in nightclub.

Gunner Jack Mitchell died as a result of his injuries and officers arrested a 28-year-old man on suspicion of murder.

Tributes continue to pour in for Soldier Jack Mitchell - a gunner in the 32 Regiment Royal Artillery based at Larkhill army base in Wiltshire who died after an alleged nightclub assault on Sunday morn...

Forces Reunited donates £6,000 to Veterans’ Foundation

On 29th January 2017 Forces Reunited, the largest British Armed Forces Community for veterans, formally donated the sum of £6,000 to the charitable organisation Veterans’ Foundation. The funds will be divided into three separate donations to the following charities: READ MORE HERE

On 29th January 2017 Forces Reunited formally donated the sum of £6,000 to the charitable organisation Veterans’ Foundation. The funds will be divided into three separate donations to the following ch...

Navy pals reunite after more than 25 years

Navy pals reunite on Forces Reunited 25 years after serving together during the Falklands conflict, have been raising money for charity through running and cycling events.

Navy pals reunite on Forces Reunited 25 years after serving together during the Falklands conflict, have been raising money for charity through running and cycling events. Falklands veterans Chris War...

“Does military training do more psychological damage than war itself??.”

Current military training of recruits may be doing more psychological damage than war itself, particularly to the British Army’s child recruits.

It has been reported on RT.comby a Veteran’s Group that the current military training of recruits may be doing more psychological damage than war itself, particularly to the British Army’s child recrui...