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INTRODUCING OUR VETERANS TEAM CAPTAIN, JOHNATHON BULLEYMENT, FOR THE BIG BATTLEFIELD BIKE RIDE 2022
Johnathon, who lives in Portsmouth, took part in Help for Heroes’ flagship event for the first time in 2019 as part of his recovery as a member of the charity’s fellowship group, the Band of Brothers – and is back again for it's welcome return.
How an injured veteran is shaping the future of care for others
Former Army Captain, Dave Henson, is part of a ground-breaking study helping us understand the long-term needs of injured veterans and service personnel. Here he explains why the ADVANCE Study, which you’ve helped us fund, is important for future generations.
How Royal Navy veteran Mike is carving out a career making world-class cricket bats
Mike Kennedy, an injured Navy veteran, has created a limited-edition, handmade cricket bat to raise money for Help for Heroes. Mike sustained massive injuries to his lower back in a rocket attack in Iraq in 2008, and spent the next five years in and out of rehab. In a bid to forge a new career, Mike, an outstanding cricketer, received support from Help for Heroes to get back on his feet, regain his confidence and he began to shape his future in cricket.
Former solider, Bruce, on finding new purpose in life
A former soldier from Zimbabwe, who signed up to the British Army in 2000, has spoken about the support he’s received from Help for Heroes Community Recovery team in Wales, and how a grant to help him take part in wheelchair rugby has helped him find new purpose in life.