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Morale boost for troops on Op CABRIT

More than 600 British troops currently deployed on Op CABRIT in Estonia and Poland have just been treated to morale-boosting shows courtesy of The British Forces Foundation.

Singer Holly Ellison, one of the finds on this year’s series of the television programme The Voice UK, led the musical entertainment while comedians John Moloney and Kev Orkian provided the laughs.

The first of the shows was staged in Estonia and proved a massive hit with the 500 plus audience.

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Entertaining troops in the Middle East

The British Forces Foundation has just returned from the Middle East having entertained hundreds of troops with morale-boosting comedy shows.

The hugely successful tour kicked off in Minhad (United Arab Emirates) with an outdoor show for more than 250 Brits and members of the Coalition Forces.

The comedy show, which included Britain’s Got Talent’s Jonny Awsum, proved a massive hit with all nationalities in the audience.

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DMWS’s affiliation with the Armed Forces Community recognised with prestigious visit from The Chief of the General Staff and Royal Patron

On Thursday 23 March, to mark the uniquely important role The Defence Medical Welfare Service plays in our society, they were delighted to welcome their Patron, Her Royal Highness, The Countess of Wessex GCVO, The Chief of the General Staff, General Sir Nick Carter KCB CBE DSO ADC Gen and The Lord-Lieutenant of Hampshire, Mr Nigel Atkinson to the Charity’s Headquarters in Andover. The visit provided the perfect platform for highlighting the successes of the work undertaken and promoted the fantastic welfare support carried out every day. This is an organisation which is leading the way in professionalising the welfare space and which delivers an impact disproportionate to its size.

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DMWS represented at Iraq and Afghanistan memorial unveiling

Welfare Officers from the Defence Medical Welfare Service join Armed Forces Colleagues and Civilian members of staff in Iraq and Afghanistan memorial unveiling

Our nation owes much to the men and women of its Armed Forces who give so much to defend our values and way of life. The conflicts in Afghanistan and Iraq have highlighted these sacrifices. Today, the unveiling of a new memorial in Victoria Embankment Gardens, Westminster by Her Majesty The Queen, honours both the UK Armed Forces and civilians who served their country in the Gulf region from 1990 – 2015.

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