There would appear to be some therapeutic benefit to veterans playing roles in military-themed lays. Veterans are also very keen to point out inaccuracies in dress and equipment, sequences of events in re-lived situations and in particular, the way soldiers relate and speak to each other, especially at different rank levels. One veteran told me…[Read more]
Jim McDermott replied to the topic Would you like to stay for networking drinks after the conference? in the forum FiMT Research Centre Conference 2018 3 months, 3 weeks ago
Yes please add me to the list of those who would like to enjoy a drink to celebrate a very successful conference!
@nimrodman Hi Jeffrey, yes look forward to meeting you at the conference and sharing thoughts on AFVBCs. I served in the army (Int Corps) for 25 years and left 35 years ago but I find, time and again, that many aspects of a military life have changed little over the years.
I am looking forward to the first FiMT/VFRH on 11 October 2018. I have just finished writing up some new research on Armed Forces and Veterans and Breakfast Clubs – a relatively new support facility for veterans and hope to get it published in the Social Science Online (SRO) Journal before the year-end.
Hi Kris, I understand your intent. I am currently exploring the growth of Armed Forces Breakfast Clubs. Generally my main interest is in veterans who succeed rather than those who suffer. The effects of frequent changes of schools for children in service families is certainly an interesting topic to explore.