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Afghanistan: We fight for those who fought for, and with, us.
Local Afghan interpreters, and those in similar roles, have put their lives on the line over the last twenty years. Standing side by side with our troops, they supported us in our time of need. To many servicemen and women, they were more than just allies: they were friends. Now, more than ever, they need the nation’s support.
How a Cold War Spy Film Highlights the Needs of Veterans Today
A remarkable new film, The Courier, hits cinema screens this month, telling the story of a salesman who is recruited as a spy during World War One. The film’s director, Dominic Cooke, met with us to explain the parallels he sees between the main character and modern day veterans who have to cope with leaving the military.
Our Response to Disability Strategy
While it is positive that the Government has shown its intent to improve the lives of disabled people through the publication of its National Disability Strategy, we remain concerned by the limited consultation process which raised many serious accessibility issues for disabled people.