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Veteran with sight loss journeys to Israel for Veteran Games with ‘life-changing’ support of Scottish War Blinded

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An Irvine veteran with sight loss is feeling elated after taking part in a Veteran Games event in Tel Aviv with the “life-changing”…

Poppyscotland to pay tribute to our Reservists

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Poppyscotland is to host an Open Day to recognise the commitment and dedication of those who serve as Reservists in the Armed Forces.…

Are you ready to get bouncing for Poppyscotland?

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The country is going Poppy Bounce crazy this month as schools, nurseries, hospitals, job centres and various other groups and individuals jump on…

Veterans Scotland Armed Forces Day 2019 Newsletter

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The latest issue of the Veterans Scotland Newsletter is now available.  It cover information on the run up to Armed Forces Day 2019…

Scottish Government Progress against SVC Recommendations

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When I started as Scottish Veterans Commissioner in September 2018, a fundamental question I wanted an answer to was the progress made by…

2020 May bank holiday will be moved to mark 75th anniversary of VE Day

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The early May bank holiday in 2020 will move from Monday 4 May to Friday 8 May to mark the 75th anniversary of…

Understanding the employment challenges and barriers faced by Service leavers over the age of 50+

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The Officers Association is undertaking a national research project with FiMT to investigate the employment challenges and barriers faced by Servicemen and Servicewomen…

Families and Communities Fund

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The Scottish Government’s Families and Communities Fund will run from April 2020 to March 2023, with up to £16m being available annually. The…

UK prepares to host veterans and world leaders for unprecedented D-Day commemorations

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Prime Minister Theresa May will watch veterans retrace their journey to Normandy from the aircraft carrier HMS Queen Elizabeth. The UK is preparing to…

Veterans in Pictures Ahead of Poignant Return to Normandy

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Six Scottish veterans are today embarking on a poignant pilgrimage to the beaches of Normandy as part of the commemoration to mark the…