Veterans' Stories

Read heart-warming stories from veterans and their families.

“The OA helped me to rebuild my life”

Bryony was one of the first female officers to graduate from RAF College Cranwell, and was stationed around the world….


“I didn’t know how much the Legion could help”

David Iveson, 32, a young father from Pontypridd, South Wales was a Lance Corporal in the Army who completed two…


Family Fund – Erin and Emma’s story

Two-year-old Erin lives in the North East with her parents and her little sister. Her mum, Emma, said “Erin is…


“I feel like I have my independence back”

Maria was just 18 when she joined the Women’s Royal Army as a Private. Over the years, she moved up…


“As soon as you feel like pushing yourself forward, you should just go for it”

Nerys always wanted to be in the military and joined the British Army as a Combat Paramedic in 2004. She…