King Charles III retains patronage of Combat Stress

We are immensely proud to announce that His Majesty King Charles III has chosen to retain his patronage of Combat Stress.

It follows a review of more than 1,000 Royal patronages by the Royal Household following The King’s Accession in September 2022.

King Charles’ patronage means that the Royal Family has continuously supported Combat Stress for more than 80 years. The King became our patron as the Prince of Wales in 2003 following the death in 2002 of his grandmother Queen Elizabeth The Queen Mother, who had served as our patron for 60 years.

Through his patronage of Combat Stress, The King has taken a keen and active interest in supporting our work to provide specialist mental health treatment to former service personnel with military-related trauma.

Giles Peel, Chairman of Combat Stress, said:

“Everyone at Combat Stress is deeply honoured by the news that His Majesty The King has elected to retain his patronage of our charity.

“For more than a century we have been at the forefront of delivering vital treatment and support to veterans across the UK struggling with their mental health. The King’s ongoing commitment to Combat Stress and his recognition of the impact of military trauma is treasured by our staff and those we treat.”

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