Veterans' Stories

Read heart-warming stories from veterans and their families.

Meet the Veterans’ Gateway helpline team

Our helpline team includes a number of veterans. They have first-hand experience of the challenges for ex-service personnel and their families. Our…


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 . The…


Albert Pemberton-Sheen

How a Wings Centre helped a WWII veteran finally get his medals

A new Wings Centre has opened in Preston , helping veterans in many different ways. For Albert, it was finally getting the medals that he had…


“Everything was falling apart. I’d applied for 100s of jobs”

Sean served in the Royal Air Force and left as a Sergeant. During his military career, he saw active service…


How assistance dogs help veterans with PTSD

Veteran Terry explains how his PTSD assistance dog helps support him “To awake from a nightmare frightened, sweating and disorientated in…