While the majority of Service leavers make a successful transition to civilian life, a minority are known to struggle.
Vets Breakfast March Meet Up
The Orkney Armed Forces and Veterans Breakfast Club meets up on the last Saturday of every month upstairs at Trenabies Cafe, Kirkwall
Support for Scotland’s Veterans
The Scottish Government has announced funding support of £1.4 million for Combat Stress and a further £666,000 for Veterans First Point.
Dan’s Walk: Supporting Veterans
Dan is doing this walk to raise money for SSAFA (the armed forces charity) to help veterans who are struggling.
Breakfast at Trenabies: Orkney’s Military Veterans
We were pleased to welcome Daniel McNeil (ex Royal Artillery) and his girlfriend Charlotte Brook
Orkney Veterans Meet Up
“Saturday morning’s contingent had a decided aeronautical flavour”
A short film of the Remembrance event in Stromness on 14th of November 2021
Free Bus Travel for Veterans & Military Personnel #Remembrance Day
Bus operator Stagecoach will be offering free travel for veterans and military personnel on its bus and tram services right across the UK on Remembrance Day and Remembrance Sunday.
Routes of Remembrance: Marine Norman Isbister
On 8th July 1944, Marine Norman Isbister died of injuries received from a road accident while based at HMS Proserpine, Hoy. He was only 21.
There is hope ( ?)
“I am not really bought into the notion that the downfall Afghanistan in so short a period of time was completely unpredictable”