A Quick Note From Rosie

With less than two weeks to go before our lovely Head of Events, Rosie Thompson, embarks on the Marathon des Sables, she wanted to write everyone a quick note of thanks. Although we all think Rosie is a bit mad for undertaking a task as grueling as the Marathon Des Sables, she is raising money [...]

By |March 24th, 2017|News|0 Comments

The March Newsletter Is Here!

Our latest Newsletter is now live! Click here to download it, or e-mail nick@nfassociation.org to sign up to our e-newsletter.

By |March 24th, 2017|News|0 Comments

A Walk On The Wield Side

NFA Chairman David Cowley is organising a 10-mile fundraising walk in Hampshire to help us support more injured service men and women. Starting and ending in Upper Wield, the walk takes in beautiful rolling countryside; refreshments will be provided and a hog roast will be served at the finish. Entry costs £25 per person in [...]

By |March 20th, 2017|News|0 Comments

Six Nations Rugby At Twickenham

Thanks to the generosity of the Rugby Football Union we have been able to take 36 injured veterans and their carers to see England’s recent Six Nations matches at Twickenham against France, Italy and Scotland. Not only have our guests been able to watch some wonderful top class rugby in a superb stadium, they have [...]

By |March 20th, 2017|Events, News|0 Comments

Support From Partner Charities

There are some 2,500 charities which support the Armed Forces community. Many of these charities refer their own members and service users to us as they recognise the benefits of our unique programme of events. The major grant-giving service charities also support us financially. Over the last few weeks we have received generous grants from [...]

By |March 20th, 2017|News|0 Comments

Dame Vera Lynn At 100

Today the nation’s ‘Forces Sweetheart’ celebrates her 100th birthday. Dame Vera Lynn is not only an embodiment of the term ‘national treasure’, but she is also a staunch supporter of the Armed Forces. Dame Vera, we are so proud of all you’ve done for our beneficiaries and the work you do for all your boys and [...]

By |March 20th, 2017|News|0 Comments

Peter McMurray

We were deeply saddened to hear of the sudden death on March 14th of Peter McMurray, an Official Volunteer, supporter, fundraiser and true friend of The Not Forgotten Association. Peter helped at many of our events and activities for more than 20 years, often with his wife Lyn at his side. They were both hugely [...]

By |March 16th, 2017|News|2 Comments

The Not Forgotten Association – A Volunteer’s Perspective

RAF veteran Roger Mountjoy and his wife have holidayed in Breckenridge, Colorado every winter for the last 20 years. On the last day of their skiing holiday in 2016 they happened to meet the NFA’s group also returning home after a week’s skiing.  Despite a full 30 year career in Royal Air Force, Roger had [...]

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

Skiing Holidays Boost Veterans’ Recovery From Injury

This year’s activities have begun with three skiing holidays, one to La Plagne in the French Alps and two to Breckenridge in Colorado. Each trip was hugely successful and enabled small groups of service men and women with physical and mental injuries to overcome many of their fears and doubts about their capabilities. For a [...]

By |March 9th, 2017|Events, News|3 Comments

Funeral Of NFA Friend Frank Rosier

Official Friend and loyal supporter of The Not Forgotten Association, Frank Rosier, was laid to rest at Portchester Crematorium on Friday 3rd March. He was  92. It was a very fitting and moving service which gave a good insight into some of Frank’s life and which, at some points,  made everyone laugh with recollections about wit [...]

By |March 6th, 2017|News|0 Comments