News Articles: May 2019

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Date Posted: Thursday, 23 May 2019 @ 13:53
D-dayrevisited has become one of the latest organisations to receive funding fromthe Armed Forces Covenant Local Grants Programme, using their funding to createa national tribute and legacy to the veterans of Normandy and the D-Daylandings. The Armed ForcesCovenant Fund Trust has awarded a grant of £20,000 to support thisextraordinarily poignant garden - and its move to Normandy.  TheD-Day 75 Garden is a national tribute and lasti...
Date Posted: Tuesday, 21 May 2019 @ 13:01
Two unknown soldiers have been laid to rest more than 100 years after they fell serving their country during World War 1. The service took place on Tuesday 30 April at the Commonwealth War Graves Commission’s (CWGC) Ovillers Military Cemetery, on the Somme in France.The service, organised by the MOD’s Joint Casualty and Compassionate Centre (JCCC), part of Defence Business Services, conducted by the Reverend Stuart Richards, Chap...
Date Posted: Thursday, 16 May 2019 @ 11:58
On Tuesday 14 May Typhoon jets launched a Quick Reaction Alert (QRA) scramble out of Ämari Air Base in response to two Russian SU-27 Flanker fighter aircraft and one IL-22 aircraft that were flying along the Baltic coast heading towards Kaliningrad.On Wednesday 15 May Typhoons once again launched from Ämari to intercept another two SU-27 aircraft and an IL-22 and escorted the formation towards Russia.Minister for the Armed Forces Mark L...
Date Posted: Monday, 13 May 2019 @ 11:55
Following the Government’s allocation of £10 million to support veterans mental health, through the Armed Forces Covenant Fund Trust, the new Defence Secretary has announced that up to £9 million of this funding will be allocated to mental health and wellbeing activities.She also announced that additional measures will be taken to attract and support applications from organisations run by veterans, and that the Trust has funded ...
Date Posted: Tuesday, 7 May 2019 @ 14:04
The resting place of Private (Pte) Frederick Foskett was honoured on Thursday 2 May during a rededication service held at the Commonwealth War Graves Commission’s (CWGC) Prowse Point Military Cemetery, Belgium.The service, organised by the MOD’s Joint Casualty and Compassionate Centre (JCCC), part of Defence Business Services (DBS), was conducted by the Reverend Stuart Richards CF Chaplain, 1st Battalion Royal Regiment of Fusilie...
Date Posted: Wednesday, 1 May 2019 @ 13:34
Do you have good manual skills and knowledge of workshop techniques? The Air Accidents Investigation Branch (AAIB) is looking for an Engineering Support Technician who is practical, reliable and safety conscious.Working within the Engineering Support Section, primarily you will work for the Engineering Support / Health and Safety Manager to provide engineering support, both at the AAIB facilities and at accident sites. You will also be responsibl...