1. Suffolk Winner at this years MILLIES

    By Jim Brown on December 19th, 2016

    Beccles Sea Cadets instructor gains national accolade.  Peta Todd and Mark Cavendish presented the Inspiring Others award to Lt. Cdr. Paul Meadows at this years #Millies (armed forces awards)  

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  2. MoD Armed Forces Covenant Annual Report 2016

    By Jim Brown on December 15th, 2016

    The Government has today published its fifth Armed Forces Covenant Annual Report, outlining the measures taken over the past year to ensure that Service personnel, veterans and their families are treated fairly. The report also sets out areas where …

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  3. Change of Command at 6 Army Air Corps

    By Jim Brown on December 9th, 2016

    Today 6 Regiment Army Air Corps whose headquarters is based in Bury St Edmunds says farewell to the Commanding Officer, Lieutenant Colonel Rob Olney and warmly welcomes Lieutenant Colonel Marcus Brown. The Regiment is the Reserve Regiment of the Army …

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  4. Veterans Resettlement

    By Jim Brown on November 21st, 2016

    The latest report by Deloitte, launched in collaboration with the Forces in Mind Trust (FiMT) and the Officers' Association, highlights some of the challenges faced by UK veterans entering employment and the significant benefits organisations can …

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  5. Suffolk Military Covenant reinforced

    By Jim Brown on November 2nd, 2016

    A conference with representatives from the local armed forces, council officers, military and civil community charities was held at Wherstead Park Conference Centre on the afternoon of Tuesday 1 November.  The purpose was to review Suffolk's pledge …

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  6. Armed Forces Covenant - Snapshot (Employment and Pensions)

    By Jim Brown on October 24th, 2016

    The UK Armed Forces Covenant aims to address disadvantage.  Part of fair treatment is about supporting Service Personnel and their families in fulfilling their career goals and receiving the pension which they deserve. Here are some of the ways in …

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  7. Local MP enthused by new Armed Forces role

    By Jim Brown on October 10th, 2016

    Mrs Jo Churchill who is Member of Parliament for Bury St Edmunds has been appointed as a Parliamentary Private Secretary (PPS) to Mike Penning MP, Minister for the Armed Forces. Click here (weblink)

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  8. New charity takes the High Ground

    By Jim Brown on September 20th, 2016

    The farming and landbased sector offers huge opportunities for service leavers and veterans as a second career.    

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  9. Great War Huts - Battle of the Somme film

    By Jim Brown on September 16th, 2016

    A unique opportunity for military history buffs to visit the Great War Huts site at Hawstead, nr Bury St Edmunds and experience an authentic evening that commemorates the Great War and specifically the Battle of the Somme. Saturday 29 October 2016 at …

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  10. Airborne Sappers’ give soft landing to A400M

    By Jim Brown on September 1st, 2016

    Airborne Engineers have built a specially-softened runway to test the Airbus A400M Atlas, an aircraft that will be the backbone of the Royal Air Force’s transport aircraft fleet for the coming decades. 23 Parachute Engineer Regiment (23 Para Engr …

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