Today, serving soldiers, veterans and celebrity supporters came together to launch “Celebrate our Soldiers” The ABF Soldiers’ Charity 2013 Christmas campaign.
We are asking our supporters, the British public and celebrities to get behind every veteran and soldier, and show their support and appreciation, by telling us why they choose to celebrate our soldiers this Christmas.
Why is the campaign important?
According to the latest Ministry of...
Henri Stewart joined the Army Reserves at the same time as her brother and is currently attached to B Coy 3rd Battalion Princess of Wales’s Royal Regiment as Combat Medic.
She celebrates our soldiers because she thinks we need to remind them they have full public support and that we are thinking of them. She says ‘It can be a lonely job sometimes; whether out in the rain on exercise or on an operational tour, soldiers leave their family and loved ones for...
The Celebrate our Soldiers campaign was launched last week, and our supporters have been sharing why people should get behind the campaign.
Radio and TV presenter Chris Tarrant says why he’s backing our serving soldiers and veterans – and how we should all support them - as well as how his family experience inspired him to start writing his book ‘Dad’s War’.
Chris said: ‘I think it would be dreadful if these guys are risking their lives, and losing...
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...
Ray Winstone’s father and grandfather served in the Army, and that’s why he has always felt close to the courage and commitment of our soldiers and veterans.
He also understands, better than most, the situations our soldiers face, after he visited Camp Bastion in Afghanistan. He told us ‘That was probably one of the most memorable weeks of my life. I’ve got some friends, good mates in the services, and we were out for a few beers and they said you should...