The Sandbag Times is an online magazine written by veterans, for veterans. It contains all the latest national and international armed forces and veterans news. This month’s issue is now available to read online. For information about support and advice on veterans, please take a look at the Veterans page on this website or visit […]
The Welsh Government is committed to providing high quality services to the Armed Forces community in Wales.
A new guide for practitioners in local authorities has been published by the Armed Forces Covenant team. As part of their work to take forward the recommendations of the Our community – our covenant report, they consulted closely with covenant stakeholders to put together a guide to the Armed Forces Covenant. The local authority guide […]
The RAF Families Federation have posted an interview with Gill Angel, a Community Development Officer at RAF Scampton. She’s the station’s Covenant Champion and discusses how the Armed Forces Covenant has helped personnel, families and civilians in the community. Gill states “the Covenant is not just a funding pot. There is a lot more about […]
There are specific initiatives under the Armed Forces Covenant to support spouses and partners in fulfilling their career ambitions.
Transitioning into civilian life and switching careers can be daunting, but there are services to help you identify how the skills and experience you have gained in your military training and career are valuable to the civilian job market.
National Express is an active supporter of the Armed Forces through travel discounts for Reservists, service personnel and their families and annual support for Armed Forces Day.
Forces Help to Buy loans £100m for home purchases in first 2 years to support serving personnel and their families.
Forces in Mind Trust and the Local Government Association have commissioned a survey on how local covenant pledges are being delivered; complete the survey and have your say
UK state schools can bid for extra support for service families’ children from the MOD Education Support Fund before 30 September 2016