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Skiing Week Brings Injured Veterans Together

This week The Not Forgotten Association is hosting a skiing holiday in La Plagne, France for 14 injured veterans drawn from England, Wales, Scotland and Northern Ireland. The group includes four amputees and represents a wide range of Army Regiments and the RAF. Help for Heroes, Stoll and Blesma have all nominated guests, most of whom have not taken part in an NFA activity or event previously.

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“An honour to work alongside the RAF Regiment”

As the RAF Benevolent Fund commemorates the 75th anniversary of the RAF Regiment, RAFBF Controller Air Vice-Marshal David Murray pays tribute to those who have served, and still serve.

I served in the Royal Air Force for some 34 years and during that time I had the honour of working alongside the RAF Regiment at home and abroad, both in a training role and on operations.

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Help for Heroes supports Step Together Volunteering and Horseback UK

Help for Heroes are pleased to announce their continued financial support to Step Together Volunteering (STV) and Horseback UK.

A new £80,000 grant to STV marks the sixth year of the partnership. Help for Heroes has supported Step Together’s Rehabilitation through Volunteering programme to provide hands-on support to over 1,750 wounded, injured and sick personnel to engage in community volunteering opportunities.

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Ex-Royal Navy engineer Craig Owens is a man on a mission

Having become a self-confessed “Teletubby” on leaving the Navy, 50-year-old Craig is now the driving force behind the Royal British Legion Northern Cycle Ride.

In summer 2016, Craig with the help of some close friends (Neil, Mark, David and Kev) organised the first ever RBL Northern Ride, involving two routes (70 miles and 100 miles) with more than 70 participants – this year he’s hoping to have more than 100 cyclists pedalling the roads of northern Britain to raise money for veterans.

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Future Of Accommodation Report

The Future Accommodation Model (FAM) survey results have now been published. These will be used as part of the on-going policy development for the FAM, which will combine the survey with other results (e.g. the single Service Families Federations’ surveys) and Focus Group findings to refine the accommodation offer based on your feedback.

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New Police Welfare Service launched in Hampshire

The Defence Medical Welfare Service (DMWS) is excited to announce the official launch of a Police Medical Welfare Support Service, available to Police Officers, staff or family members of Hampshire Constabulary. The service is independent and complements the welfare support currently offered by the Police Federation and others. It aims to improve recovery time, wellbeing and resilience across the Force.

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