Afghanistan veteran with medals and child

Our ambassadors

Our ambassadors

Our Patron

Her Majesty The Queen has been SSAFA's patron for more than 60 years.

HRH the Queen SSAFA Patron

Our President

HRH Prince Michael of Kent has been SSAFA President since 1982.

SSAFA President Prince Michael of Kent

Our Celebrity Supporters

Antony Cotton

The 'Coronation Street' actor became SSAFA's first celebrity ambassador in 2015.  Antony said: "I’ve seen first-hand the vital work that SSAFA does and I am truly honoured to be the charity's first ambassador. Some of my closest friends are serving in the Armed Forces and I am passionate about supporting our service men and women, veterans and their families." Read more...

SSAFA Ambassador Antony Cotton

Dan Snow

The military historian and broadcaster joined SSAFA as an ambassador in early 2016. He said: "SSAFA gives vital support to our Armed Forces, veterans and their families. It is the first point of contact for those in need, assisting with the very real issues facing the serving community each and every day." Read more...

SSAFA ambassador Dan Snow

Dame Vera Lynn 

War-time entertainer and national treasure, Dame Vera Lynn is the first female ambassador for SSAFA. She said: "I am very proud to have been offered the roleof honorary ambassador for SSAFA.  I have always been passionate about supporting our service men and women and I’m so pleased that my role in WW2 and beyond has been recognized in such a delightful way.” Read more...

“I am very proud to have been offered the role of honorary ambassador for SSAFA.  I have always been passionate about supporting our service men and women and I’m so pleased that my role in WW2 and beyond has been recognized in such a delightful way.”

Ant Middleton

When Special Forces veteran and presenter of C4's 'Who Dares Wins' and 'Mutiny' Ant Middleton was announced as a SSAFA Ambassador, he said: "I’m really excited. I know, from personal experience, the difficulties that befall many of our serving and ex-serving men and women. I'll do all I can to raise awareness of their issues and help those I’ve stood shoulder-to shoulder with." Read more...

Ant Middleton announced as SSAFA Amabassador

Kate Adie

On accepting the role as SSAFA Ambassador, Kate Adie OBE explained: “Having frequently seen the military in action, I know how much we rely on our service men and women to keep us safe and protect our freedoms at home." Read more...

Kate Adie

Will Satch

Will, who was awarded an Olympic Gold Medal as part of the British rowing team in Rio in 2016, explains why he accepted the prestigious role: “I feel enormously proud to put my name to an organisation which not only supports our service men and women, but also does so much to help their families. I’m delighted to become the newest member of the SSAFA family.”
 
Will Satch

Honorary Ambassador

 

Joanna Lumley

Joanna Lumley

Ms Lumley, who is a staunch campaigner for Gurkha justice, said of the role: "I was so touched and proud to be asked to become a SSAFA Ambassador. The charity deserves all the plaudits it receives and it gives me great pleasure to accept this honour." Read more...