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Armed Forces Covenant Fund Trust opens £4 million programme to tackle Serious Stress in Veterans, their Carers and Families.

This new programme will provide funding for innovative and new ways of working to reduce serious stress in veterans, their carers and families by funding a small number of projects that will enable charities and health professionals to work together to develop and try new ideas that they have developed with veterans and their carers and families.

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DMWS: Armed Forces Covenant Gold Employer Recognition

The Defence Employer Recognition Scheme (ERS) is a Ministry of Defence run scheme which encourages employers to support the work of the Ministry of Defence, and inspire others to do the same. The ERS Gold award is the highest award of the scheme, recognising organisations who actively support the Armed Forces community in their workplace.

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Defence Select Committee report 2017: Ministry of Defence must uphold the Forces’ Covenant

The Ministry of Defence (MoD) must show that it has learned the lessons of the lamentable record, in managing Service accommodation, of CarillionAmey, Defence Infrastructure Organisation (DIO) and the Ministry itself. So says the Defence Committee in its latest report, published on the 2018 Armed Forces Day, into the Armed Forces Covenant. (The Covenant expresses the moral obligation that the Government owes to those who serve or have served in our Armed Forces, and to their families.)

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Seeking Veterans in Croydon to help celebrate Armed Forces Day 2018

Are you an Armed Forces Veteran currently living in Croydon, or who has had previous links with the Armed Forces Community in the borough? Croydon Commitment is looking for veterans of any age who have served in Her Majesty’s Armed Forces to help them celebrate the start of Armed Forces Week on Monday 25 June 2018.

Croydon Commitment is a local charity that helps businesses achieve the best value and impact from business corporate social responsibility (CSR) activities to benefit local people and the environment.

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