It estimated that in Orkney there are over 1,000 military veterans and in Scotland as a whole, 220,000.
There were 9 of us to the last Military Veterans Breakfast of 2019.
This months Veterans Breakfast was held in Stromness RBL for a change.
Saturday 30th of November is the monthly meet up of the Military Veterans Breakfast Club of Orkney.
“The Tories want to impose Brexit on Scotland against our will, which will hit jobs and living standards”
“It is our aim to make Scotland the destination of choice for those who have previously served in the Armed Forces”
” The least we can do is be there for them when they themselves need our help.”
Christian and Jet have arrived in Orkney and will be walking the whole coastline.
It is thought that there are at least 1000 military veterans in Orkney and with 2 of the Orkney News’ Directors also being veterans we thought it was time to share again links to social groups, information and support that might be of interest to Orkney’s veterans.
“It is said that we compress time when it falls within our own lifetimes, and expand it when we think of times past. But having the privilege of being here reverses the process. Today, the life of Eric Milroy isn’t our past but our present.”