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April 2014

Army Mum Sarah Adams Wins National Award

Army Mum Sarah Adams Wins National Award

Earlier this month our wonderful ambassador Sarah Adams received the Families Award at the star studded Soldiering On awards ceremony in London.

The Soldiers’ Charity nominated Sarah because of her dedicated fundraising and tireless work in support of Army families. Sarah’s son James was just 21 years old when a Taliban bomb exploded under his vehicle whilst serving with 2 Royal Welsh in Afghanistan. Since losing her son, Sarah and her family have undertaken...

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March 2014

New Skydive Dates Announced

New Skydive Dates Announced

Jump with a Tiger or Fly Solo - New skydive dates announced

​ABF The Soldiers’ Charity are delighted to announce a new season of adrenaline fuelled fun with the Army’s own freefall parachute display team.

If you thought that throwing yourself out of a plane at 13,000ft while attached to a qualified instructor is not crazy enough, well have we got news for you! Now you can fly Solo! So, if you don’t fancy cosying up to a Tiger… one our instructors will...

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March 2014

First Minister hosts charity reception in Belfast

First Minister hosts charity reception in Belfast

On Thursday 6th March, the First Minister of Northern Ireland Peter Robinson hosted a special tri-service event at Hillsborough Castle. The event bought together ABF The Soldiers’ Charity, The Royal Navy & Royal Marines Charity and The Royal Air Force Benevolent Fund; the national charities of the British Armed Forces.

Amongst many others, the event was attended by Soldiers’ Charity ambassadors Brenda Hale, Al Hodgson and Phillip Gillespie (pictured), all three...

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December 2013

We are inviting walkers to take part in the Ancestry.co.uk Frontline Walk 2014

We are inviting walkers to take part in the Ancestry.co.uk Frontline Walk 2014

​ABF The Soldiers’ Charity is proud to announce the Ancestry.co.uk Frontline Walk. The walk is a groundbreaking and exciting project to commemorate the First World War centenary and raise funds for the Charity.  

We are looking to recruit a walker for each of the regiments that fought in World War One.  You could walk for your father or grandfathers regiment, or your home town regiment, and raise vital funds to ensure today’s soldiers, former soldiers and...

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March 2014

ABF The Soldiers’ Charity Announces Partnership WIth SLI 365

ABF The Soldiers’ Charity Announces Partnership WIth SLI 365

ABF The Soldiers’ Charity is delighted to announce a partnering agreement with SLI365.com. The Army’s national Charity will receive a donation for each new member of the British Army joining SLI365 after St David’s Day 2014.

As part of the Armed Forces Covenant SLI365 provides Service Personnel on and off duty life cover online at SLI365.com, specifically guaranteed for all Regulars and Reserves.

MOD has uniquely re- contracted with SLI365 to provide term...

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