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Remembrance Sunday – 100 years

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Lieutenant George Chapman (pictured) of the 220 Medical Squadron, 254 Medical Regiment in Kent laid a wreath on behalf of the Sussex Armed Forces Network and the NHS at the Remembrance Service at Shoreham-by-Sea. Not only is George a Reservist but he also works as a Quality Improvement Lead for Adult Mental Health for NHS England –Continue Reading

RBLI Christmas Market – 15 December 2018

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The Royal British Legion Industries will be hosting their first Christmas Market on Saturday 15 December 2018. This is part of their project to find and support older military veterans. The market will run from 10:30 – 15:00 at the Base Camp Cafe, Royal British Legion Village, Aylesford ME20 7NL The event will include ChristmasContinue Reading

Service Champions Training New Dates for 2019

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The dates for the Sussex Armed Forces Network Service Champions Training in 2019 have now been announced and they will take place as follows: Wednesday 16 January 2019 at the Army Reserve Centre in Crawley Wednesday 3 April 2019 at the Army Reserve Centre in Eastbourne Tuesday 15 October 2019 at the Army Reserve CentreContinue Reading

Gold!

50 employers awarded gold for supporting the Armed Forces NHS Hastings and Rother and NHS Eastbourne, Hailsham and Seaford Clinical Commissioning Groups (CCG) were named amongst Britain’s top supporters of the Armed Forces yesterday, alongside a record number of businesses, charities and public sector bodies winning awards. The MOD announced the ‘Gold Awards’ for 50Continue Reading

Together We CAN Make A Difference 2018

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This was a multi-disciplinary conference to demonstrate the work taking place across Surrey, Sussex and Kent & Medway for the Armed Forces Community. The event showcased what has been happening across the patch to break down the barriers between organisations and highlight the achievements to meet the Armed Forces Covenant. The Lord Lieutenant for EastContinue Reading

Champions Awards 2016

At the “Together we CAN make a difference!” event on 24 January 2017, an award ceremony took place showcasing some of the excellent work undertaken by the Sussex Armed Forces Network Champions. Whilst we would like to have given all of our Champions an award, the following Champions have stood out for various reasons andContinue Reading

Shell Shock – The Play

The project ‘Shell Shock the play’ tells one soldier’s story of coping with Post Traumatic Stress Disorder. After serving in Iraq and Afghanistan, Tommy Atkins’ observations on life on civvy street are poignant, frequently comic and always moving. His over-emotional responses to post office queues, a trip to Ikea, his relationships and family lead toContinue Reading

Mental Health First Aid Training

Do you work with or interact with anyone in the Armed Forces Community, whether it be serving or ex-serving personnel, veterans or their families? The Sussex Armed Forces Network is happy to announce that they are now able to deliver Armed Forces Mental Health First Aid training in support of the Armed forces Community.   EveryoneContinue Reading