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  1. An ex-soldier, who nows works as an Openreach engineer dealt with an unexploded bomb before finishing his work installing a phone line.

    Veteran BT engineer confrontes by unexploded bomb

    An ex-soldier, who nows works as an Openreach engineer dealt with an unexploded bomb before finishing his work installing a phone line.

  2. Glasgow Helping Heroes Armed Forces Day

    Glasgow's Helping Heroes celebrate 5th birthday on Armed Forces Day

    Armed Forces Day marked the 5th birthday of Glasgow’s Helping Heroes, a joint partnership that exists between SSAFA and Glasgow City Council. The GHH team is largely made up of SSAFA trained caseworkers who are experienced in providing support to the military community on issues such as housing, employment, financial and health.

  3. A veteran at the Big Brew Up event at Armed Forces Day

    SSAFA celebrates the Forces family for Armed Forces Day

    During the week of Armed Forces Day people up and down the country thousands of people showed their support for our Armed Forces and for SSAFA.

  4. Serving men and women with the Union Jack flag

    The Armed Forces covenant does no justice to those who serve

    As the nation prepares to celebrate Armed Forces Day, we must ensure that the men and women who have served our country are not disadvantaged by their service.

  5. SSAFA volunteers awarded in Queen's Birthday Honours

    SSAFA volunteers awarded in Queen's Birthday Honours

    Congratulations to SSAFA volunteers Shirley Napier and Agnes (Una) Smith on being listed in the Queen's Birthday Honours 2015.

  6. How SSAFA mentoring helps wounded, injured and sick personnel

    Why we must support Forces leavers as they return to Civvy Street

    We look at some of the challenges that our Armed Forces personnel face when they leave the services and how SSAFA has found a way to support those who are wounded, injured and sick.

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