Veterans' Stories

Read heart-warming stories from veterans and their families.

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How a trendy bistro in Tidworth brings the community together

When ex-military couple, Phil Smith and Irene, discovered their mutual love of food and business, there was only one way…


I Was So Worried! You Were Still My Baby!

Pam’s daughter was an explosive search dog-handler. Watch their emotional story as their experiences may resonate with you if your…


Leaving the Forces was like hitting a brick wall

Alex Askew served with the RAF Regiment for three years, completing a six-month tour of Afghanistan in 2007. After leaving…


Melanie who now works from home for BAE - Spousal employment support

Spousal employment support for families transitioning

Did you have a career break to support your partner whilst they were serving but now want to get back…


A Mother’s Story – from ‘the knock’ to the shock and the journey to help change more lives

As my son prepared for deployment to Afghanistan, he asked me to be his next of kin. By Friday 21…


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