From Chelsea to Normandy

D-DAY Revisited, one of the latest organisations to receive funding from the Armed Forces Covenant Local Grants Programme, is using its funding to create a national tribute and legacy to the veterans of Normand...

Fly the flag for forces veterans

THE man known as the sewing soldier from the BBC’s Great British Sewing Bee, is calling on your help in his mission to assist homeless veterans. Colonel Neil Stace is spearheading Flags of Thanks – a nation...

Horticultural helper

SERVICE personnel and veterans are learning about land-based post-military careers thanks to courses run by a specialist charity. Lance Corporal Jim Hill Highground, which was established in 2013 by Anna...

Breakfast clubs – with a side of support

IN Army&You’s latest edition, we looked at families in transition and what effects this huge change can have on both the serving person and their family. Here, Suzanne Fernando – a veteran of the Royal Mili...

Best foot forward for vulnerable veterans

MILITARY charities Walking With The Wounded (WWTW) and Help for Heroes have joined forces to support hundreds more veterans and their families who will be struggling this Christmas.  Picture: Jose Luis Gra...

Back on your feet

SPECIAL Forces veteran Ant Middleton has teamed up with military charity SSAFA to launch a fund to help Service personnel get back on their feet as they return to civilian life. The SAS: Who Dares Wins star ...

Women’s war role remembered

THE role of women – including the Queen – in the Second World War has been remembered at a special ceremony at the National Memorial Arboretum marking the 80th anniversary of the formation of the Auxiliary Terr...

Trust enters Third Age

THE Forces in Mind Trust (FiMT) has launched its ‘Third Age’ at the charity’s FiMpacT Forum held at The QEII Centre in Westminster, marking the culmination of six years of grant giving to help ex-Service person...

Darlings mark D-Day anniversary

FRESH from the finals of Britain's Got Talent, the D-Day Darlings attended a commemorative event alongside 38 D-Day veterans at the National Memorial Arboretum to mark the 74th anniversary of the historic Secon...

Veterans enjoy birthday bash

ARMED Forces charity SSAFA hosted a fun-filled party to celebrate the upcoming birthdays of eight well-loved members of its Southend Veterans Club. The party, held during the veterans’ regular weekly meet u...