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Armed Forces Memorial Appeal
The Armed Forces Memorial is the first national memorial dedicated to the men and women of the United Kingdom Armed Forces (Regular and Reserve) killed on duty or as a result of terrorist action since the Second World War.

BFBS Radio
BFBS Radio exists to connect the British Forces community. That's all three services: Royal Navy, Army and Royal Air Force. They operate in more than 20 countries around the world and now, in a major expansion of the service, at home, on DAB Digital Radio across Great Britain.

Career Transition Partnership
The Career Transition Partnership (CTP) delivers resettlement services on behalf of the Ministry of Defence. They assist with career transition, training and employment for eligible personnel who are leaving or have already left the Armed Forces.

The Confederation of Service Charities
COBSEO is a membership organisation of about 70 organisations and over 60 regimental associations.

Counselling Directory

Counselling Directory is a confidential service that encourages those in distress to seek help. The directory contains information on many different types of distress, as well as articles, news, and events. To ensure the professionalism of our website, all counsellors have provided us with qualifications and insurance cover or proof of membership with a professional body.

FANY (PRVC) Princess Royal's Volunteer Corps

First Aid Nursing Yeomanry: provide a trained Corps capable of supporting Civil and Military authorities within the UK during any major event.

Forces Discount
Forces Discount is for all HM Forces both serving & retired, attached civilians and their families.

The Forces Pension Society
A not-for-profit campaigning organisation seeking to defend and maintain Service pensions. They also provide a pensions helpline.

Government UK Benefits
For information on all benefit entitlements and eligibility. 

Haig Homes
Haig Homes is the leading UK provider of rental housing for ex-Service people and has over 1,300 properties situated on small well managed estates ranging in size from about six houses up to the largest estate in Morden of over 270 homes.

HIVE Information centres support the chain of command and Tri-service communities through the provision of up to date and relevant information. is a growing community site for active, retired and prospective soliders and sailors.

MOD Discount Scheme
The Official Discount/Benefit Scheme for the British Armed Forces, the Ministry of Defence, Army, Navy, Royal Air Force, Reservists, Cadets, MoD Civil Servants and Veterans.

MOD Medal Office
The MOD Medal Office is the sole authority for the issue of medals authorised by Her Majesty to British service personnel and veterans.


Support for Britain's Reservists

South Atlantic Medal Association
The South Atlantic Medal (1982) is the official name of the medal awarded to almost 30,000 service men and women - and civilians - who took part in the campaign to free the Falkland Islands. SAMA(82) is their Association.

The Combined Armed Forces Federation UK
The Federation exists to provide independent and impartial advice, help and representation, on Financial and Legal matters affecting the welfare, efficiency and morale of past and present Members of the United Kingdom’s Armed Forces, related to conditions of service.

The List

The List is a networking database serving the employment and business needs of ex-UK Forces people.

The Public Service Pensioners' Council
The Public Service Pensioners' Council represents the interests of retired public servants, bringing together the various organisations for retired public servants and the retired members' sections of public sector unions, providing a united voice on issues of concern to government and the public

Veterans’ Agency
In April 2007, the Ministry of Defence created a new brand for services to veterans – Veterans-UK. Veterans-UK will be the single brand or banner covering a variety of different veterans services provided by a range of different organisations. It will form a single point for accessing information.

Victory Services Club
The Victory Services Club is a Tri-Service, All Ranks Members' Club for serving and retired members of the Armed Forces, ideally located at Marble Arch in the heart of London's West End.

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