The Armed Forces Covenant
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What is the Armed Forces Covenant?
It is a promise by the government that acknowledges and understands that those who serve or who have served in the armed forces, and their families, should be treated with fairness and respect. There are many benefits and opportunities of being a veteran which you can find out about below.
Please select one or more of the links below to discover benefits in a specific section.
(Some links lead to external websites).
Areas where support is available
Veterans UK > - Veterans UK is the MOD’s dedicated veterans support organisation. It provides assistance on many issues including the MOD’s injury and bereavement compensation schemes, armed forces pensions, benefits, housing and welfare.
Veterans Gateway > - In their own words, the first point of contact for veterans seeking support.
Veterans Advisory and Pensions Committee > - Serve and support ex servicemen and women, their widows or widowers and their immediate family members.
Veterans and Families Directory of Services (VFDS) > - helps the user to locate services that are available in their area.