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Here for our Armed Forces

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130 years of supporting the Armed Forces family

SSAFA supports the Armed Forces family during World War Two

SSAFA in World War Two

We look back to mark 70 years since war ended

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  1. VJ DAY commemorations

    Commemorating the 70th anniversary of VJ Day

    Commemorations will be held to mark the 70th Anniversary of the Victory over Japan Day on Saturday 15 August 2015 in Central London.

  2. Antony Cotton holds a Big Brew Up at Coronation Street

    Celebrities lend their support to SSAFA’s Big Brew Up campaign

    Thousands of people have made their tea break really count by holding a Big Brew Up for SSAFA during June. BT was the main supporter of campaign with 85 fundraising ‘brew up’ events.

  3. 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 confronted 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.

  4. 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 to provide support to the military community in the city.

  5. 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.

  6. 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.

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Soldiers at Big Brew Up Forces charity tea party

It's Big Brew Up time

Put the kettle on for our Armed Forces

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57,000+

Armed Forces people helped each year

6,967

volunteers working in the community

23,000+

people supported with projects and specialist services

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