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Life after Service: Adapting and Employment – Dale’s Story

Leaving the Royal Navy or Royal Marines and re-entering the working world after a career in the military can be a daunting process for many. For those who serve, a ‘normal life’ is often sacrificed in order to help protect the country. When serving personnel leave it can be difficult to adapt to civilian life outside the structure offered by an Armed Forces environment.

The Royal Navy and Royal Marines Charity (RNRMC) recognise the unique challenges that naval veterans face when leaving the service.

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RFEA – The Forces Employment Charity and Walking With The Wounded become first UK Charities to receive Call of Duty Endowment Seal of Distinction Awards

The Call of Duty™ Endowment (“the Endowment”) is proud to announce the selection of RFEA – The Forces Employment Charity and Walking With The Wounded as the first UK recipients of the Call of Duty™ Endowment Seal of Distinction, the standard of excellence in the veterans’ employment sector. Winners each receive a $30,000 unrestricted grant and the opportunity to apply for additional funding, advice, and support.

“Meaningful employment is the single most important way to ensure that service members successfully transition back to civilian life,” said Dan Goldenberg, Executive Director of the Call of Duty Endowment.

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2018 CTP Employment Fairs

Don’t miss out on the chance to meet local and national employers with both current and future job vacancies – book your place today! This is a fantastic networking opportunity – whether you’re ready to apply for live jobs or simply researching the market to get a feel for what’s out there. It also gives you the chance to meet employers who already recognise the skills and experience Service leavers can offer and are keen to recruit from the pool of talent leaving the Armed Forces.

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RFEA The Forces Employment Charity to deliver the Mayor of London’s programme to support veterans into employment

RFEA The Forces Employment Charity will work with Team London, the Mayor of London’s volunteering programme, to deliver Forces for London. This new initiative is co-funded by the European Social Fund and the Mayor of London to increase the employment rate of veterans in London.

Many veterans struggle to find a job after their military service. By 2020, Forces for London will support 200 veterans who face such barriers, all of whom will receive mentoring support, with 190 completing volunteering, and more than 120 securing meaningful sustained employment, training or education.

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RFEA – The Forces Employment Charity to deliver UNSWIS

RFEA is pleased to announce that, from the beginning of 2018, UNSWIS (Universities in Support of Wounded, Injured and Sick Service Personnel, Veterans, and their Families) will be incorporated within its existing portfolio of programmes to assist wounded, injured and sick (WIS) Service personnel, Veterans and family members make the transition from military life to civilian employment.

UNSWIS was founded at the University of East London in 2012 and currently consists of a network of 50 universities across the UK.

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