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130 years of supporting the Armed Forces family

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  1. veteran record attempt

    Disabled veteran to attempt 1,000-mile record for charity

    Andy McIntosh, a disabled ex-Army Corporal, will be attempting to beat the world record for the ‘Fastest journey from John-O’-Groats to Land’s End on an Electric Mobility Vehicle’.

  2. SSAFA Volunteer Honoured for Service to Veterans

    SSAFA Volunteer Honoured for Service to Veterans

    Marilyn Addison’s family has a strong record of military service stretching from the Crimean War to the present, so a day after her retirement from teaching she volunteered as a SSAFA caseworker.

  3. New wheelchair changes the life of ex-Marine's wife

    New wheelchair changes the life of ex-Marine's wife

    The wife of a former Royal Marine who lives with severely restricted mobility has regained her independance thanks to SSAFA and a life-changing wheelchair.

  4. The full impact of Afghanistan is yet to be seen

    The full impact of Afghanistan is yet to be seen

    David Murray, Chief Executive of SSAFA, takes a moment to talk about the importance of the Afghanistan Service of Commemoration and the long-term effects of the conflict on the Forces family.

  5. Fujitsu lead the way in supporting our Forces and their families

    Fujitsu lead the way in supporting our Forces and their families

    The major IT systems service experts, Fujitsu UK & Ireland salute our Forces and their families.

  6. Celebrating 15 years since the ban on LGB people serving was lifted

    Celebrating 15 years since the ban on LGB people serving was lifted

    This year marks 15 years since the ban on LGB people serving in the military was lifted. To celebrate LGBT History Month Ruth Hunt, CEO of Stonewall, tells us about the journey so far.

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55,000+

Armed Forces people helped each year

7,055

volunteers working in the community

20,000+

people supported with projects and specialist services

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