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"I've done things that I thought I'd never be able to do again"
To support the best possible recovery of wounded, injured and sick Service personnel, we have established The Battle Back Centre. Watch this video to see how it helps people achieve their best possible recovery and either return to Service duty or to make a smooth transition to civilian life.
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Maureen Rooney
Robert McMurray
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Royal British Legion
04/28/2017 at 10:04. Facebook
After Terence suffered a stroke and was burgled, members of his local Legion branch were there for him to make him feel less isolated and find a new place to call home. Find out more about the great work of our branches by reading the full story.
After Terence suffered a stroke and was burgled members of his local

How Legion Branches Support Local Veterans

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Rita Williams
Bernie McMullen
Royal British Legion
Royal British Legion
04/27/2017 at 09:36. Facebook
"My general duties included counter-intelligence and the routine examinations of the methods of protecting secret and top secret material."

After joining the Army in 1944 Reg Dunning trained as a glider pilot before travelling to Palestine with the Intelligence Corps. Now, Reg is an avid Legion branch member and has commanded parades for more than 60 years. Read his inspiring story.
My general duties included counterintelligence and the routine examinations of the methods

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Maureen Jackson
Alastair Ronald
Royal British Legion
Royal British Legion
04/26/2017 at 13:36. Facebook
Veterans' Gateway is the first point of contact for veterans seeking support; many of their support team are veterans themselves so they understand the issues that people face after leaving the Armed Forces. To get support, visit
Veterans Gateway is the first point of contact for veterans seeking support

24/7 Support Service for Veterans

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Royal British Legion
04/25/2017 at 10:21. Facebook
In April and May 2015 massive earthquakes caused terrible destruction in Nepal, flattening entire villages in isolated rural areas of the Himalayan foothills. See how our £50,000 grant to The Gurkha Welfare Trust has helped support Gurkha veterans and widows and enabled them to rebuild their lives.
In April and May 2015 massive earthquakes caused terrible destruction in Nepal

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Edna Werner Andersen
Ed Welthagen
Royal British Legion
Royal British Legion
04/23/2017 at 11:00. Facebook
Congratulations to all of our amazing runners who took part in the London Marathon yesterday! We are massively proud of your amazing efforts and every bit of your support.

See if you can spot yourself, your friends, or your family who cheered you on from the sidelines and get tagging in the comment section below.
Congratulations to all of our amazing runners who took part in the
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Bill Sykes
Royal British Legion
Royal British Legion
04/23/2017 at 06:30. Facebook
Good luck to everyone taking part in the London Marathon, and thank you to those who chose to support us!
Good luck to everyone taking part in the London Marathon and thank
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Robin Knott
Kev Sully
"My aim for London is just to make my brother proud, because he’s done so much I want to have something that’s sort of on the level of his achievements. I just want him and my family to be proud."

Karla, a beneficiary of The Legion and sister to an Afghanistan veteran, is raising money for us in the London Marathon. Discover her story, and her reasons for running.
My aim for London is just to make my brother proud because

Karla Beecher - Running the London Marathon to Say Thanks

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Jan Downs
Rob Benham
"It is a nice feeling, paying it back. The help from the Legion came at a very difficult time for us as Mack had just left the military. That’s why I think it’s so nice, all these years later, to say, ‘Right, I'm going to run the London Marathon and I'm going to do it for the Legion.’"

When Sara’s son, Tom, started having epileptic fits at five-weeks old, it would bring challenges that she...
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It is a nice feeling paying it back The help from the

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Jan Downs
Roy Bishop
Happy Birthday to our patron, Her Majesty The Queen!
Happy Birthday to our patron Her Majesty The Queen
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Angela Sybil Daly
Denise Warman
We helped Karla Beecher travel to Orlando to watch her brother, Jordan, win gold at the Invictus Games. Watch this video to discover why she was inspired to support us in the upcoming London Marathon.
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On 7 July, we will commemorate the centenary of the Women’s Army Auxiliary Corps (WAAC) as well as women’s Service in the British Armed Forces ever since. We’re delighted to invite all women who have served the Crown on military operations to join us at The National Memorial Arboretum. Register by 24 May at: [ Ow.ly Link ]
On 7 July we will commemorate the centenary of the Womens Army

Women at War 100 Commemorations

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Olive Armstrong
Elle Mac
Thanks to your support, the success of our Insult to Injury campaign means that from the 10th of April veterans such as Keith Clarke no longer see their military compensation taken to cover social care costs. If you are in receipt of military compensation and receive social care support, contact your local authority for reassessment. Read Keith's story to find out more.
Thanks to your support the success of our Insult to Injury campaign

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Karen Spb
Pete Johnston
Looking for something to do over the bank holiday weekend? Why not visit the National Memorial Arboretum and see their new exhibition, “Landscapes of Life”.
Looking for something to do over the bank holiday weekend Why not

Landscapes of Life - The NMA

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Margaret Brown Bull
Lynsey Mellon
Bryson Hayes, a veteran of WW2, is raising money for The Royal British Legion in a daring way - skydiving from 10,000ft! Aged 101, he is hoping to beat the world record for oldest skydiver.

Bryson fought in the D-Day landings, and recently joined us in visiting Normandy as part of Remembrance Travel. “The current world record is held by a Canadian called Armand Gendreau,” Mr Hayes said. “No...
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Bryson Hayes a veteran of WW2 is raising money for The Royal

Verdun Hayes: Skydiving at 101

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Mike Rawlins
Victor Hales
This year’s Invictus Games are all about comradeship and empowerment. Today we have been a part of the UK team trials, where we witnessed veterans and Service personnel show their determination, stamina, and strength.

Prince Harry attended the trials which saw hundreds of hopefuls take part in sports ranging from running, powerlifting, rowing to shot put.

We are proud to have partnered...
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This years Invictus Games are all about comradeship and empowerment Today we
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Vivienne Hickey
"Five weeks into my tour, I stood on an improvised explosive device. My legs were so badly damaged that I lost them both. Rowing gave me a chance to be competitive and it felt great to be good at something."


Nick did not let his injuries hold him back. He went on to win bronze in the Rio Paralympic games – an ambition he’s been pursuing for over six years. Read about his inspiring journey...
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Five weeks into my tour I stood on an improvised explosive device

From injury in Afghanistan to bronze in Rio

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Tony Brooman
Mac Peden
On Sunday 9 April, the 18,000 Scots lost at the Battle of Arras will be remembered at commemorations taking place in France and Scotland. A poignant service and Beating Retreat will be conducted on both sides of the channel, with young people playing a key role at both events. See how you can join the commemorations.
On Sunday 9 April the 18000 Scots lost at the Battle of

Battle of Arras Centenary Commemorations

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Roger Ivan Hart
We are delighted to have joined forces with a consortium of military charities to launch a new 24/7 support service, Veterans' Gateway. As the gateway to a network of partners, the service will connect veterans with the right support quickly and easily. Find out more:
We are delighted to have joined forces with a consortium of military

New 24/7 Support Service for Veterans

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CLaudia Jacques
Jay Cee
The Royal British Legion has teamed up with SSVC's Forces Media Academy to offer exciting media courses for the Armed Forces community. Designed to help veterans gain media skills and qualifications, the course combines training and work experience in video production, radio, marketing and journalism. Visit their website to find out more.
The Royal British Legion has teamed up with SSVCs Forces Media Academy

Forces Media Academy

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Tracy Tobin
Ian Millar