Veterans' Stories

Read heart-warming stories from veterans and their families.

Andrew Powell in Afghanistan in 2007

“Asking for help was not an option”

Andrew Powell ran into financial problems after leaving the Army and separating from his partner. He tells us why it is important…


“I didn’t know that support existed”

Many veterans don’t know where to turn when they need support after leaving the Forces. Stephen Burnell talks about the difficulties he faced after becoming a full-time carer for his youngest son.

Don Simpson

“I was determined to take charge of my own recovery”

After leaving the Army Don Simpson knew he had a problem with mental health , however, he struggled to find appropriate support….


Meet the veterans who work on our helpline

Our helpline team includes a number of veterans who have worked in a variety of roles in the Armed Forces. They have…


How one veteran got revolutionary treatment for tinnitus

Former Royal Marine Commando Harris Tatakis talks about receiving revolutionary treatment for tinnitus through The Royal British Legion’s Veterans’ Hearing Fund . Harris…


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