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Female Service Leavers and Employment

The research reported here examined the transition that female Service leavers (SLs) make from the Armed Forces into civilian paid employment. The research explored: why female SLs decide to leave the Armed Forces; the type of employment female SLs entered…

Understanding Unique Factors of Social Isolation and Loneliness of Military Veterans: A Delphi Study

Social isolation and loneliness are recognised societal issues, and it is estimated that between 5% and 18% of adults in the United Kingdom feel that they are ‘often’ or ‘always’ lonely (CoOp Foundation and The Red Cross, 2016; Office for…

Military spouses transition too! A call to action to address spouses’ military to civilian transition

Military to Civilian Transition (MCT) is the process experienced by military personnel as they leave service and return to civilian life. This MCT process is thought to be challenging across a range of key areas such as employment, health, and…

Tri-service families continuous attitude survey: 2019

This statistical release provides results from the Families Continuous Attitude Survey (FamCAS) 2019, along with results from previous years. Statistics from FamCAS are used by both internal Ministry of Defence (MOD) teams and external bodies to inform the development of…

Snapshot Military Families

Snapshots are designed to aid understanding of the complex issues at play in relation to the Armed Forces, and to support decision-making processes by bridging the gaps between academic research, government and charitable policy, service provision and public opinion. Snapshots…

Snapshot Military Families Bullets

Bullets provide the key points of a Snapshot. Snapshots are designed to aid understanding of the complex issues at play in relation to the Armed Forces, and to support decision-making processes by bridging the gaps between academic research, government and…

Impact of military service on physical health later in life: a qualitative study of geriatric UK veterans and non-veterans

Objectives Military veterans often experience physical health problems in later life; however, it remains unclear whether these problems are due to military service or are a feature of the ageing process. This study aimed to explore veteran and non-veteran perceptions…

The South Yorkshire Armed Forces Covenant Project Model

The South Yorkshire Armed Forces Covenant Project utilised innovative and collaborative working practices to improve the consistency with which Armed Forces Covenant pledges are delivered across South Yorkshire, focusing on four key strategic project outcome aims: • To raise the…

The South Yorkshire Armed Forces Covenant Project Model – Executive Summary

In 2017 a regional partnership, consisting of Sheffield City Council, Rotherham, Doncaster and Barnsley Metropolitan Borough Councils, Sheffield Hallam University and York St John University, successfully bid for an Armed Forces Covenant Fund grant designed to strengthen the local government…