Pair rev up for epic trip across 24 countries
5/17/2017 Chief of staff Nathan Muirhead, 32, and head of transport, Chris Kirk, 45, from Worthing, are both employees of Blind Veterans UK, which supports vision-impaired ex-servicemen and women. The drive, which begins on Monday in Brighton, will see them take ...
Every little helps as veterans forced to rely on food handouts from supermarket scheme
5/17/2017 ... under the chain's Community Food Connection scheme, which gives out surplus food to charity and community groups. Taxi driver David Gibson, of Fares4Free, who give free trips to veterans, has been helping by ferrying the food to the ex-servicemen.
Aldershot homes for vulnerable veterans will help them 'feel part of a community'
5/17/2017 Work is under way in Aldershot on a development of 34 new homes for vulnerable and disabled Armed Forces veterans. Ex-servicemen and women were invited to lay the first bricks at Centenary Lodge, which is taking shape on the site of the former ...
Ex-servicemen have run-in with police during march towards India Gate
5/17/2017 The ex-servicemen and their families were moving towards the war memorial to pay homage to the martyrs when the police allegedly prevented them from doing so by placing barricades.
Karnataka Chief Minister Siddaramaiah keeps veterans waiting for over an hour
5/17/2017 He told India Today that the chief minister should have met the veterans before talking politics. He added 'We have not come here for any party be it Congress, BJP or JD(S)'.
Karnataka CM Siddaramaiah turns up late on war memorial inauguration, riles ex-servicemen
5/17/2017 After inaugurating the memorial, he went up to the dais to address the ex-servicemen. However, he spoke only about Tender Sure, angering the veterans.The veterans said that they had not come to listen about politics, but to discuss their concerns.
Midlothian MSP makes pledge to veterans
5/13/2017 Combat Stress is the UK's leading mental health charity for veterans and provides free specialist clinical treatment to ex-servicemen and women across the UK with mental health problems. The charity treats conditions including Post-Traumatic Stress ...
Annual Diggers Golf Day this Sunday to contest Len McCosker Memorial and RSL Trophies
5/13/2017 Interested players can register on the day for the annual Diggers Golf Day on Sunday, May 7. The Singleton Golf Club welcomes veterans, ex-servicemen and women, national servicemen and current serving members along to contest the Len McCosker ...
Support expected for veterans' mental health
5/13/2017 Wangaratta Lieutenant General (Ret) Ashley “Ash” Power said this and the assistance of communities around Australia is vital to promote the mental and physical wellbeing of current and ex-servicemen and women. It's because too often than not those who ...
Budget 2017: Laird praises veterans' support package
5/13/2017 The package will include more than $30 million for non-liability mental health services to ex-servicemen and women, who will no longer have to prove their mental health condition is linked to their service before receiving treatment.