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The OA to Sponsor Women’s Royal Navy Cricket Club

The OA will work with the Royal Navy Cricket Club (RNCC) to support the development and promotion of cricket across the Naval Service and specifically women’s cricket, in the form of a three year sponsorship agreement.

Sponsorship from the OA will be used to purchase RNCC Women’s Team clothing and equipment, supporting RNCC and UKAFCA cricket events and assisting in the development of women’s cricket across the service through professional coaching.

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28th June 2017: Lloyd’s Military Network Insight Day

Lloyd’s Military Network, with the help of the Careers Transition Partnership and the Officers’ Association, have organised an insight day to provide an overview to interested transitioning individuals.

The London insurance market is a unique but largely unknown industry at the heart of the City of London. However, many of the skill sets and characteristics held by ex-military and serving reservists are highly valued and sought after.

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28th June 2017: OA Connect – LinkedIn Workshop – York

Are you unsure how to get started on your LinkedIn profile? Or are you simply concerned that your LinkedIn profile isn’t getting the attention that it should? If you’ve had enough of hearing how important LinkedIn is and are yet to see its value, then this workshop is for you! Our renowned expert and social media consultant, Lincoln Coutts will take the mystery out of LinkedIn and reveal the secrets of creating a profile that shines.

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Former officer community faces new challenges

The OA has produced an infographic to sit alongside their latest report – funded by the Forces in Mind Trust (FiMT) and released last week. The report provides a definitive demographic profile of the serving and ex-officer community.

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Demographic Research of the Serving and Former Officer Community, states that there are over 26,820 serving UK officers, and an estimated 371,600 veteran officers in Great Britain, including 19,200 over ninety years of age.

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New Forces in Mind Trust Funded Report: Changing ex-Officer community faces new challenges

Forces in Mind Trust (FiMT), together with the Officers’ Association has today (1 March) released a new report, which provides a definitive demographic profile of the serving and ex-officer community.

The Report states that there are over 26,820 serving UK officers, and an estimated 371,600 veteran officers in Great Britain, including 19,200 over ninety years of age.

The Report projects that the number of veteran officers will fall by 55% in the next 20 years, because of the decreasing number of World War Two veterans.

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