RFEA marks Armed Forces Week with launch of new “Careers Sitrep” live stream

RFEA – The Forces Employment Charity will be marking this year’s Armed Forces Week with the launch of ‘Careers Sitrep’, a new regular live stream event hosted by the charity to help boost employability for veterans and their families.

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Charity seeks wounded Veterans for Long Way Up sailing adventure

A Cornish charity has launched a campaign to find a team of wounded veterans for an ambitious 2,000-mile sailing expedition from Land’s End to John O’ Groats – and back.

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TechVets expands free cyber training offer to tech-curious Service Leavers thanks to funding boost

TechVets, a unique not-for-profit initiative and RFEA programme dedicated to building a bridge for veterans into cyber security and the technology sector, has received a funding boost of over £50,000. This will enable the organisation to extend its offering of free training to upskill more veterans than ever before and support them into sustainable careers in technology.

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Veterans' Camera Club at Belfast Exposed Photography Gallery

Janette, NIVSO’s Communications Officer, visited Belfast Exposed today to learn more about its Veterans’ Camera Club.

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Forces in Mind Trust reveals growing impact in 2020, despite Covid-19

Forces in Mind Trust (FiMT) has published its 2020 Impact Report, showcasing projects from the past year and the Trust’s work to support the sector during the Covid-19 pandemic.

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Royal British Legion invests in more support for the Armed Forces

The Royal British Legion has been exploring how it can adapt its support to ensure it is having the greatest impact for those who are seeking help.

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Walking With The Wounded launches ‘Overcoming’ – a new podcast series

Walking With The Wounded (‘WWTW’) is launching a new podcast series called ‘Overcoming’. The podcast focuses on ordinary people who have had extraordinary experiences, from veterans who have overcome life-changing challenges to figures from public life.

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Forces in Mind Trust and Directory of Social Change to explore the impact of Covid-19 on the Armed Forces Charities sector

Forces in Mind Trust (FiMT) has awarded £271,000 to Directory of Social Change (DSC) to continue the successful Armed Forces Charities Project, expanding knowledge and evidence for the sector from 2021-2023 and examining the impact of Covid-19.

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Research shows scale of mental health challenges for Veterans in Northern Ireland for first time

A research report shows that over a third of veterans (36%) living in Northern Ireland who responded to a survey about their mental health and wellbeing are likely to be suffering from post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) while a similar number reported problematic alcohol usage (36%).

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Waterloo Uncovered 2020 Impact Report

Waterloo Uncovered have released their 2020 Impact Report.

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