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Date Posted: Yesterday, 1:12pm
100 employers are being recognised today by Defence Secretary Ben Wallace for their outstanding support for the armed forces community by being awarded an Employer Recognition Scheme Gold Award.They will be presented with their awards on 12 November 2019 at the National Army Museum in London.The Ministry of Defence’s Employer Recognition Scheme Gold Awards represent the highest badge of honour available to those that employ and support thos...
Date Posted: Tuesday, 20 August 2019 @ 12:46
Auctus Management Group Ltdand its subsidiary businesses; RSS Infrastructure Ltd and INFRA Skills Ltd haveyet again assembled a small team to take on the intense Pedal To Paris cyclingcharity event, a 460km challenge for the second year in a row. This year’s teamconsists of Richard Toy; CEO of Auctus Management Group Ltd and Sean Harrison;Managing Director, Brian Hopkinson; Rail Manager, Simon Capper; Fleet Manager andJohn McDonough; Fleet ...
Date Posted: Thursday, 15 August 2019 @ 16:17
The UK and Norway reinforced their commitment to joint anti-submarine operations in the North Atlantic at RAF Lossiemouth today.Defence Minister Anne-Marie Trevelyan hosted Norwegian State Secretary Tone Skogen to discuss NATO and the UK’s role in the North Atlantic.The UK is investing £3 billion in nine new Boeing Poseidon P-8A maritime patrol aircraft, with Norway committing to a further five. The aircraft are sophisticated submarin...
Date Posted: Thursday, 15 August 2019 @ 08:49
The event, hosted by The Royal British Legion at the National Memorial Arboretum, commemorated the sacrifice of personnel from the Armed Forces and civilian services who helped bring peace and stability to Northern Ireland during the UK’s longest continuous troop deployment in history.Some 1,441 service personnel died while on deployment to Op Banner or in related incidents. At the Staffordshire Arboretum, their names are listed on the Arme...
Date Posted: Tuesday, 13 August 2019 @ 09:52
Around 6 months ago, former Paratrooper and FalklandsVeteran, Tony Ferguson, facing an all too familiar scenario of suffering fromPTSD and homelessness, approached us with an idea to release a charity singlepromoting awareness of these issues and the growing rate of suicides within ourveteran community.  Money raised would bedistributed between smaller charities who provided, direct, immediate andcritical support for veterans facing homeless...
Date Posted: Monday, 5 August 2019 @ 13:24
The MOD has signed a contract worth almost £350 million to support the engines that power the UK’s fleet of Typhoon fighter jets.The £346.7 million contract, signed with Rolls-Royce, will provide maintenance support for the EJ200 engine up to 2024 as the Typhoon continues to form the backbone of the RAF’s fighter jet fleet.Already this year, RAF Typhoon jets have led the fight against Daesh in Iraq and Syria as part of Ope...
Date Posted: Friday, 2 August 2019 @ 09:38
Building Heroes provides skills training to Military Veterans and support into employment in the building trades. Our aim is to tackle unemployment amongst those who have kept us safe by offering them a seamless transition to a new career in construction.We have now released dates for the FREE Property Maintenance Course for 2019 – 2020. and are pleased toannounce that we are able to take double numbers (so 24 people) at our West Sussex tra...
Date Posted: Thursday, 1 August 2019 @ 12:48
The Army has outlined its plans to rebalance the Field Army to ensure that it can compete with and defeat adversaries both above and below the threshold of conventional conflict. Lt Gen Ivan Jones, Commander Field Army (CFA), has described plans for rebalancing his command which will see changes to the structure of the Field Army’s primary formations.Lt Gen Ivan Jones, Commander Field Army said:"The character of warfare continues to ch...
Date Posted: Tuesday, 30 July 2019 @ 10:25
Boris Johnson will announce that he has appointed Oliver Dowden as Minister representing veterans in Cabinet during a visit to a military base in Scotland today.Oliver Dowden will work closely with Johnny Mercer who has been appointed Minister for Defence People and Veterans. That role will now be a joint Ministry of Defence and Cabinet Office position, in order to allow the Minister to direct the work of the new Office for Veterans’ Affair...
Date Posted: Wednesday, 24 July 2019 @ 08:48
Forces Families Jobs is an exciting new employment and trainingplatform specifically designed to support service families into meaningfulemployment and provide opportunities for training and development.It’s being delivered by a tri-Service partnership between theNaval Families Federation (NFF), Army Families Federation (AFF) and Royal AirForce Families Federation (RAF).The aim of the project is to create a platformthat bridges the gap...