Remembering World War II: At home and on the frontline

When World War II broke out in 1939, lives were changed to serve for Britain and contribute to the war effort. 80 years later, we remember the work done by those on the frontline and on the home front, whose sacrifices changed the course of history.

Flying high for the RAF Benevolent Fund

For some, a passion for the Armed Forces starts at a young age. Going beyond the call of duty for a five-year-old, Jacob Newson and his dad are raising funds for the Armed Forces community.

INTERVIEW: Brian Wood and the Battle of Danny Boy

Awarded the Military Cross for his gallant, heroic, selfless acts on the frontline to standing trial accused of war crimes: Brian Wood MC has a story to share. He takes Lorne Gillies back to 2003 and the Battle of Danny Boy.

A beacon of hope from All Call Signs

Using Armed Forces experience and a peer-to-peer communication service, All Call Signs has saved at least 47 lives in the last year. We speak to co-founder Dan Arnold about why the service is so important.

On the frontline of veteran mental health

A community shrouded in pride and camaraderie, leaving the ArmedForces poses its own challenges in many areas. No more so than mentally. However, with reports that the government is failing veterans struggling with their mental health: what is being done to support our troops?

Giving back as a volunteer with SSAFA

After leaving the military volunteering can help you give back to the Armed Force community. We speak to one veteran volunteering with SSAFA, the Armed Forces charity, about his experiences helping his fellow comrades.

The Drive to Succeed

Leaving the military opens up a whole world of options and a chance to discover new interests. For many, these new hobbies turn into life-long passions that can help with the process of transitioning back to civvy street. Martyn Compton joined the Army at 16 and served in the Household Cavalry as a Lance Corporal. In …

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Remembering D-Day: The shores of Juno Beach

The pinnacle moment of World War II: the Normandy Landings. On 6 June 1944, the Allies landed over 156,000 troops. Robert Barnett and Greg Hayward were just two members of the British Armed Forces involved with D-Day – they remember their journey.

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