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Have you nominated someone for a Soldiering On Award yet?

Soldiering On Awards nominations were declared Open in July and we are delighted to see lots of nominations coming in.

Have you submitted your nomination for a deserving person, team or business yet? If not, get started now! Register your nomination on our simple on line nomination system here Soldiering On Awards Nominations Once registered you can revisit and update and amend your nomination until you decide it is completed and ready to submit.

Now into its 8th year the Soldiering On Awards are your opportunity to help us recognise existing and former members of the Armed Forces and those who support the Armed Forces community at the prestigious 2018 Soldiering On Awards.

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Nominate your hero for the Soldiering On Awards!

Soldiering On Awards declare the 2018 Awards nominations process Open!

Now into its 8th year the Soldiering On Awards are delighted to announce Nominations are Open for members of the armed forces community and the general public to put forward the people, teams, charities and businesses they would like to see recognised in the prestigious 2018 Soldiering On Awards. We are delighted to announce our new partnership with X-Forces to bring you three new business awards. All former members of the Armed Forces Community are eligible for nomination in the business awards categories.

Who do you know who should be recognised?

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Media Invitation – Passchendaele Parade to provide a poignant reminder

Thousands of people from across the country are set to descend on the town of Crieff this Sunday (30th July) ahead of a poignant parade and service to mark the 100-year commemoration of the Battle of Passchendaele – a conflict that claimed the lives of tens of thousands of Allied soldiers.

The national event, which will launch the wider ‘Crieff Remembers’ fortnight and is being supported by Armed Forces charity Legion Scotland, will begin at 10:30am with a parade through the town featuring more than 150 veterans along with serving soldiers from The Royal Regiment of Scotland.

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Soldiering On Awards hold 2018 launch at MoD and announce X-Forces Partnership

Soldiering On Awards are delighted to announce the launch of the 2018 Awards – which this year will include 3 exciting new business categories in partnership with X-Forces. The official launch took place at a recent reception held at MoD Main Building, Whitehall. It was sponsored by Thales UK and had Awards Patron the Rt Hon Earl Howe PC, Deputy Leader of the House of Lords and Minister of State for Defence in attendance.

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SSVC’s one-year project, The Forces Welfare Media Team, has come to an end

Doesn’t time fly when you’re having fun?! SSVC’s one-year project, The Forces Welfare Media Team, has come to an end. Funded by a grant from the Armed Forces Covenant Fund, the four-person team has covered almost 150 stories across TV, Radio and digital platforms. They’ve shone a light on the work of numerous forces charities from the one-woman dynamo that is Kath Ryan and ‘Cakes 4 Casualties’ to well established and historic organisations such as the Royal British Legion.

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Saluting our veterans-  video clip

Soldiering On Awards releases 2017 Award Winners video clips

As we move closer towards the date of the official launch of the 2018 Soldiering On Awards, we are pleased to announce the release of short clips of each of the 2017 Soldiering On Award-Winners including a special celebration of veterans representing the tri services.

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Soldiering On Awards announces new President and Vice President

LONDON 31 May 2017 – The Soldiering On Awards today announced the appointment of General the Lord Dannatt GCB, CBE, MC, DL, and Debra Allcock-Tyler, CEO the Directory of Social Change, as President and Vice President respectively.

They are the charity’s first executive members outside of the Board of Trustees and staff. Their responsibilities will include advising the Board on strategic direction as the charity enters its eighth year of service.

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US and UK veterans’ charities to host first “Life Beyond Sight Loss” seminar bringing world-renowned experts together to tackle sight loss

Media Invite – Photo and Interview opportunity
When: Wednesday 24 May – 13:00
Where: Victory Services Club, 63-79 Seymour St, London, W2 2HF

A research seminar bringing world-renowned experts together to discuss sight loss will be taking place in London this week (24/05). The “Life Beyond Sight Loss” Seminar is the first in a series looking at various research and innovation ideas in relation to blind veterans.

The seminar is part of an exchange programme called Project Gemini where members of the US organisation the Blinded Veterans Association (BVA) will be visiting Britain to join Blind Veterans UK this week.

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