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Veterans Trauma Network

Veterans with complicated injuries often need specialist care and support. Finding the right treatment from the right experts within NHS England should now be easier for veterans, thanks to the launch of the Veterans Trauma Network. So see more click on this video link.

By |February 17th, 2017|News|0 Comments

Injured Afghan Veteran Running Marathon Des Sables For Two Service Charities

Colour Sergeant Martin Wilson was serving in Afghanistan with 2 Para in 2011 when he was shot in the head. Due to the extent of his injuries, Martin had to learn to read, write and talk again, showing remarkable determination and bravery. Several service charities have supported him during his recovery, but Martin will say [...]

By |February 16th, 2017|News|0 Comments

A Walk On The Wield Side

This 10-mile walk through the beautiful Hampshire countryside is taking place on Saturday 13th May at Upper Wield near Alresford to raise funds for The Not Forgotten Association. The walk gets under way at 9.30am, refreshments will be available at the start and at halfway and a hog roast will be served at the finish. [...]

By |February 16th, 2017|News|0 Comments

Thank You To The Glen Miller Tribute Band

We are hugely grateful to the Glenn Miller Tribute Band for their continued support. Their performance at the Royal Hospital Chelsea was one of the highlights of the year for the Chelsea Pensioners. The Band will be playing at 'Walking on the Wield Side', a 10 mile walk being held on 13th May in Wield, near Alresford, [...]

By |February 16th, 2017|News|0 Comments

Rosie Interviews Skiing Holiday Guest

Our Head of Events Rosie Thompson has been speaking to Rick Clement about his first experience of an NFA event. Rick served with the Duke of Lancaster Regiment for 17 years. He lost both legs as a result of a bomb blast in Afghanistan. Click on the link below to launch the video. Rick Clement [...]

By |February 3rd, 2017|News|0 Comments

Skiing Week Brings Injured Veterans Together

This week The Not Forgotten Association is hosting a skiing holiday in La Plagne, France for 14 injured veterans drawn from England, Wales, Scotland and Northern Ireland. The group includes four amputees and represents a wide range of Army Regiments and the RAF. Help for Heroes, Stoll and BLESMA have all nominated guests, most of [...]

By |February 2nd, 2017|Events, News|0 Comments

Frank Rosier

We are deeply saddened to hear that Normandy veteran and NFA supporter Frank Rosier has died. Frank served as an infantryman with the 2nd Battalion, Gloucestershire Regiment and was in the second wave at Gold Beach on D-Day. He was one of our original station collection volunteers and was also a great friend of the [...]

By |February 2nd, 2017|News|0 Comments

RAF Veteran Raises £616 To Say ‘Thank You’

After attending a Not Forgotten Association Christmas Lunch in 2015, RAF veteran Ken Allen took his father to our 2016 Garden Party at Buckingham Palace. They were both so impressed with the event that Ken decided to take part in the Great North Run to fundraise for the Association to show their gratitude. He completed the [...]

By |January 26th, 2017|News|0 Comments

Celebrities ‘Root For Rosie’

The Not Forgotten Association’s Head of Events Rosie Thompson is running in the Marathon des Sables in April this year to raise funds for injured service men and women. After completing many fundraising half and full marathons in the past, raising over £170,000 for the charity, Rosie wanted to set herself a tougher challenge. Her [...]

By |January 26th, 2017|News|0 Comments

Recognition For Northern Ireland Volunteer

We are delighted to confirm the award of The Not Forgotten Association Certificate of Appreciation to Captain Desmond McCahon for his contribution to the Association in Northern Ireland. Captain McCahon, who served in both the Territorial Army and the Ulster Defence Regiment, has been a proud and dedicated volunteer for the NFA for over 30 [...]

By |January 26th, 2017|News|0 Comments