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Sailing, sewing and surfing: UK veterans’ mental health to get a boost with Positive Pathways funding
January 6th, 2020 by Kristina Fleuty

The Armed Forces Covenant Fund Trust (the Trust) has made the first awards under the popular Positive Pathways programme, part of the Veterans’ Mental Health and Wellbeing Fund. Over £2.5…

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Read the New Essex and Suffolk Military Herald
December 20th, 2019 by Kristina Fleuty

The latest edition of the Essex and Suffolk Military Herald is now available to read. The Herald contains lots of  news and useful information relating to the military community.

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Interesting Opportunity for Someone with a Military Connection
December 11th, 2019 by Kristina Fleuty

An assistant producer from Twenty Twenty Productions has been in touch. The production company  is making ‘All That Glitters’ – a brand new talent search to find Britain’s most brilliant…

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Defence Research Network Relaunch and Newsletter
December 10th, 2019 by Kristina Fleuty

The Defence Research Network have released their inaugural newsletter. They also have a new website, where you can subscribe to the newsletter and find out more information about the DRN….

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‘There But Not There’ leaves lasting legacy
December 10th, 2019 by Kristina Fleuty

A high-profile national remembrance project set up to commemorate a century since the end of the First World War has left its own legacy to Royal British Legion Industries (RBLI),…

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Research into ‘Planned Dream Interventions’ for Veterans
December 9th, 2019 by Kristina Fleuty

Recent research from Dr Justin Havens explores the potential of an enhanced approach called Planned Dream Interventions (PDI) to treat nightmares experienced as a symptom of post-traumatic stress disorder. Dr…

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Why Soldiers Miss War
December 3rd, 2019 by Kristina Fleuty

This blog post from Nolan Peterson was written for The Daily Signal.  Army Sgt. 1st Class Jeffrey Martin parked the truck outside the concrete slabs arranged in a defensive perimeter…

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Not another Survey! Why Should I participate?
November 27th, 2019 by Kristina Fleuty

This post was written by Jim McDermott for the VFR Hub. The post is written as a conversation between a researcher and potential participant, exploring the reasons why people should…

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Impact of Military Life on Children from Military Families
November 26th, 2019 by Kristina Fleuty

The latest supplement issue of JMVFH is now available to read. This supplement focuses on issues relating to the impact of military life on children from military families. The Journal…

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Soldiers With Broken Faces: Behind The Origins Of Plastic Surgery On WW1 Casualties
November 22nd, 2019 by Kristina Fleuty

How severe injuries in the First World War led to pioneering medical techniques and the origins of facial reconstruction. Article by Dr Andrew Bamji for Forces.net News As a rheumatology…

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Ex-military CEO says hiring veterans makes good business sense
November 14th, 2019 by Kristina Fleuty

Joshua Broder, who now runs Tilson Technology Management in Portland, says the work ethic, team thinking and the leadership training soldiers receive translate well to civilian jobs. Joshua Broder and…

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Friendly To Forces: Campaign Aiming To Tackle Mental Health Stigma In Veteran Recruitment
November 12th, 2019 by Kristina Fleuty

Armed Forces charity SSAFA has launched the initiative to help service leavers find employment and overcome mental health stigma in the workplace. The Soldiers, Sailors, Airmen and Families Association (SSAFA)…

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