Improving the delivery of local Covenant pledges

FiMT logo webA new report entitled ‘Our Community – Our Covenant’, which was jointly commissioned by the Forces in Mind Trust (FiMT) and Local Government Association (LGA) to identify ways to improve the local delivery of the Government’s Armed Forces Covenant, has found that 38% of Armed Forces Community members felt disadvantaged as a result of their service. More information

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Shiver me timbers! Pirates capture ship on family fun days

RAF ST MAWGANPirates, buccaneers and scallywags descended on Falmouth to climb the rigging and capture a well-known tall ship. Young swashbucklers swarmed over the ‘Spirit of Falmouth’, a 92-foot long tall ship moored at… More information

Sports fever for school of Physical Training at RAF Cosford

COSFORDWith Team GB’s outstanding performance at the RIO 2016 Olympics, RAF Cosford’s School of Physical Training supported a sports day at the… More information

WW2 Forces Sweetheart Dame Vera Lynn is announced as SSAFA Ambassador

VERAWar-time entertainer and national treasure, Dame Vera Lynn has just been announced as the first-ever female ambassador for SSAFA, the… More information

MOD buys third record-breaking UAV

UAVThe Ministry of Defence (MOD) has today announced it has ordered a third, record-breaking, Zephyr-S Unmanned Aerial Vehicle (UAV), as part of… More information

New ‘charity challenge’ event at Balmoral Castle 2017

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Her Majesty The Queen has given permission for a unique new walking challenge at Balmoral Castle to mark Armed Forces Day next summer. Why not gather up a team to join in – entries for the ‘Balmoral Challenge’ are now open!

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