Covenant in action

NHS Coronavirus Updates for the Armed Forces Community

31 March, 2020

  The NHS are now producing regular Coronavirus Updates for the Armed Forces Community, relevant for Service Personnel, Families and Veterans. The most recent version, dated 6 April , is at the link.        

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Military spouses National Insurance credits system

In April 2016 HMRC and DWP introduced the Military spouses National Insurance credits system as part of their commitment to the Armed Forces Covenant. This new credit allows spouses or civil partners of Armed Forces personnel who are no longer be able to top up their pension using their spouse or civil partners record to claim credits for periods that they accompanied their spouse or civil partner abroad.

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A stage of life

“5 soldiers – The Body is the Frontline” is a piece of dance theatre funded by the Armed Forces Covenant showing audiences the experience of being a soldier.

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Engineering a new future

Twenty-four teenage girls from schools all around the UK grabbed the opportunity of a life time at RAF Cosford. They were a part of a week-long WiSE (Women in Science and Engineering) residential camp.

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Rapid recovery

Watch the Not Forgotten Association in action, giving injured, wounded or sick troops and veterans the opportunity to race around Brands Hatch in supercars

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