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Thursday, 23 January 2020

Wednesday, 22 January 2020

Government fulfils promise to veterans with new railcard

Military veterans to get cut-price train travel to help boost job prospects and bring them closer to family and friends.
  • new railcard, available from Armistice Day this year, will help boost veterans’ job prospects and strengthen family bonds through cheaper travel
  • over 830,000 eligible for a third off their fares, saving veterans and their families hundreds of pounds a year
  • discount forms part of government’s new veterans strategy to support former servicemen and women

Click HERE for more information

Tuesday, 21 January 2020

DMS(W) Cinema - Weekends: Family Showings - Feb

Are you or someone you care about finding it tough? - RAF Association - Mental Wellbeing Training Programme

The RAF Association has taken positive action to help the happiness of the RAF family – by announcing the launch of a new, free UK-wide mental wellbeing training programme. The courses are specifically designed for the needs of non-serving members of the RAF family and take a practical, down to earth approach.
For more information, please visit our web page where you can also sign up to the courses. You can also view videos here which may help relate to situations that people are experiencing. Alternatively for the videos, you can access the individual videos on Youtube (there are 4 videos):
The training is available to:
  • Partners, parents, siblings and children (over 18) of anyone currently serving in the RAF
  • RAF veterans and close family members
Anyone (non-serving) working on an RAF base (e.g. MOD civil servants and defence contractors
Participation is completely confidential. Book your free place today

Lego Afternoon at Lichfield Library - 17 February

Friday, 17 January 2020

The Annington Challenge

Are you aged 11-19, from a Service family and looking for an adventure this summer?
The Annington Challenge, delivered in partnership with Outward Bound, gives young people from military families the chance to experience their very own Outward Bound adventure. Register your interest now.

Click HERE for more information

FAM pilot in Aldershot starts at the end of January

The FAM pilot in Aldershot will go live at the end of this month. Anyone assigned to Aldershot after 31 January will want to know what FAM might offer them. You are strongly encouraged to contact the Aldershot FAM Cell to understand the potential benefits and discuss your options. ​