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KLM UK Engineering

KLM UK Engineering is a leading regional aircraft and narrow bodied Maintenance Repair Organisation, wholly owned by the AFI KLM E&M Network. The Company is based in Norwich, Norfolk and has been situated here for over 40 years and has […]

Departing the Armed Services leads to a raft of “I’ll bet you didn’t know” scenarios, of which personal transport is but one

No matter in which branch of the Armed Forces you served, civvy street can confound your expectations, with its confusing combination of choice, desire and need, states motoring journalist, Iain Robertson, but he offers both sympathy and a positive solution. […]

Could building your own home be your next mission?

So, what’s next?… You’re leaving the Armed Forces behind and beginning the next chapter of your life. You’ll need a new career, a new focus, and a new home… a lot to think about!  Self-building your own home could be […]

Morgan Helps Veterans Challenge for Paralympian Dream

World leading composites and defence systems manufacturer designs and builds two bespoke sit skis, in time for Pyeongchang 2018 Winter Paralympics. When Steve Arnold and Scott Meenagh joined the Armed Forces, it is probably fair to say that they would […]

Horticulture provides new shoots of hope for Army veteran

Former soldier, Gordon, left the Army after struggling with social anxiety issues and problems integrating with his peers. When his difficulties continued out on ‘civvy street’, Gordon’s mental health started to decline. However, a chance introduction to Veterans in Communities […]

SSAFA on the ground

SSAFA provides lifelong support to our Armed Forces, veterans and their families in times of need. Beginning this vital work in 1885, this makes SSAFA the oldest tri-service, military charity running in the UK. This year alone, staff and teams […]

Army Cadet Force

Many young people are missing out on the challenges and adventures that could transform their lives but the Army Cadet Force (ACF) aims to change that by giving young people – from all walks of life – access to fun, […]

SSAFA’s mentoring service

Transitioning out of the Forces back onto civvy street can be a daunting prospect for some, due to a sudden loss of support network and familiar surroundings.   A new life away from the military can prove to be very different […]

Aspire Defence Services Ltd wins MOD award for supporting Armed Forces employees

Aspire Defence Services Ltd (ADSL), a facilities management business supporting the Army across Salisbury Plain and at Aldershot, has won a key MOD award in recognition of the employment opportunities it offers to members of the Armed Forces community.   […]

Forces Pension Society: Does Aggregation Matter?

Some of you will have left the Armed Forces, re-joining a year or so later. If you left with a preserved pension (PP) it is not affected by the pension rules in place for any new service unless you elect […]

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