Reading Force launches partnership with RAF Benevolent Fund at RAF High Wycombe

Reading Force, the shared reading charity for all UK military families, is pleased to announce a pilot to roll out its activity in five RAF Benevolent Fund Ben Clubs, with a special launch at RAF High Wycombe Ben Club this week.

The Reading Force charity encourages military families to share books, whether at home together or separated by deployments or training – in which case books can be read over the phone, Skype or FaceTime.

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15th March – Veterans’ Mental Health 2018 special rate for Cobseo Members

Special half price concessionary Rate for Cobseo Members – £49.50 tickets (an allowance of 2x tickets per organisation)

The King’s Centre for Military Health Research is delighted to announce that we are now taking ticket bookings for the 2018 Veterans’ Mental Health Conference: From Enlistment to Retirement.

This year’s opening address will be given by The Rt. Hon Tobias Ellwood MP. The Minister for Defence People and Veterans.

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Military Charities join forces to launch new service for veterans

Veterans’ Gateway, a new service providing a first point of contact for veterans seeking support, launched across the UK last week. Veterans’ Gateway will improve access to welfare services and speed-up the time it takes for veterans to receive the support they deserve.

Developed in response to Lord Ashcroft’s Veterans’ Transition Review, Veterans’ Gateway is a £2 million service funded by the Ministry of Defence (MoD) from the Covenant Fund and will be delivered by a consortium comprising The Royal British Legion, Poppyscotland, Combat Stress, Connect Assist, the Ministry of Defence and SSAFA, the Armed Forces Charity.

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In light of recent events in Afghanistan, please find information and support resources here