Images from the UK Armed Forces community to reflect family life today

King's College London and The Welcome Trust’s Institutional Strategic Support Fund are appealing for images for their virtual exhibition 'Real Stories'. ‘Real Stories’ is a new online gallery of images submitted by military-connected families to reflect family life today. They're inviting members of the UK Armed Forces Community (anybody who is related or in a […]

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Military Veterans still required for PTSD study

Are you a UK military veteran who may be suffering from PTSD? The PETT study are still looking to recruit 60 participants to take part in research. You will receive FREE online psychological therapy and thank you shopping vouchers. Email pett@kcl.ac.uk for further details

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Our condolences to Captain Sir Tom Moore

On behalf of the entire NI Veterans' Support Office we would like to thank Captain Sir Tom Moore and send all our condolences to his family, friends and supporters. It was with deep sadness that yesterday we learned about the passing of Captain Sir Tom Moore. A shining light and example to us all over […]

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Begin nominating for the 2021 Soldiering On Awards!

The Soldiering On Awards 2021 nominations are now open! Aiming to honour individuals, groups, businesses and organisations from the military community, the Solidering On Awards celebrate many outstanding achievements of those who have served their country.You can now nominate the person, group or organisation that you feel deserves recognition for their incredible achievements, for the […]

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The Invictus Games Foundation launch ‘Powered by Invictus’ Virtual Sports Leagues

Taking part in physical activity has been proven to have physical, mental and social benefits. However, lockdown restrictions and a lack of competitive sport, has made it harder for our community to get together, and use sport in their recovery from wounds, injuries, or illnesses. Enter the Powered by Invictus Leagues! The Invictus Games Foundation […]

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Forces in Mind Trust calls for more support for Armed Forces personnel with PTSD, as new research from King’s College London is published

The evolution of PTSD in the UK Armed Forces: Traumatic exposures in Iraq & Afghanistan and responses of distress (TRIAD Study), from King’s College London and funded by Forces in Mind Trust, has been published. A major new study has been published exploring how PTSD (Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder) affects UK Armed Forces personnel – particularly […]

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Call for families to take part in research exploring longer-term employment outcomes for ex-Service personnel

Forces in Mind has commissioned QinetiQ, Warwick Institute for Employment Research (IER) and RFEA: The Forces Employment Charity, to undertake a study to explore the longer-term employment outcomes for ex-Service personnel who have been out of the Armed Forces for at least two years (and a maximum of 10 years). You'll be rewarded with a […]

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Tips for safeguarding your children’s health during lockdown

With more months of isolation ahead, many children will be struggling with their mental wellbeing. The Naval Children’s Charity has collated tips and resources from our partners, and charitable organisations, to help your family through this tough time. Click here for more information

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Recruitment of ex-servicewomen for health and social care research

Healthwatch Essex are seeking to identify the issues that are important to veterans in regards to health and social care. Approximately 5-8 women are required to take part in short virtual interviews particularly, women who have served or lived in Essex however this criteria isn't compulsory and other veterans can be eligible to participate. For […]

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Vinnie Jones to take part in Live Q&A with troops and veterans

Mean Machine actor and former professional footballer Vinnie Jones will be in the spotlight on January 26 in a free online Q&A session on the BFBS Radio Facebook page. With live events cancelled due to the COVID-19 pandemic, BFBS has partnered with the Tickets for Troops charity to ensure that the UK military and their families continue […]

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