Browsing All posts tagged under »military«

A 1-day workshop in West Dorset introducing Mindfulness and Stress Reduction Skills specifically tailored for Military Veterans

March 4, 2015 by



Applications open for new NZ Defence Service Medal

April 18, 2011 by


The New Zealand Defence Service Medal 15 April 2011 Applications for the New Zealand Defence Service Medal (NZDSM) have opened for ex-Service personnel who are over 70 years old.  The new medal, approved recently by Her Majesty, closes a long-standing gap in medallic recognition of non-operational military service. The first NZDSM medals were presented to […]


April 11, 2011 by


Veterans across the country are hoping that this week will see the Prime Minister David Cameron and Deputy Prime Minister Nick Clegg make their decision on the institution of the UK National Defence Medal   Coinciding with this decision is the inaugural presentation in Parliament of the New Zealand Defence Service Medal. Chairman of the UK […]

Will the Mandarins Prevail?

March 1, 2011 by


It seems that the Conservative Party has fallen into the trap of taking the least line of resistance by simply seeking advice from the senior mandarins. They practise a tired and outdated methodology that is unable to cope with the challenges that beset modern Britain. The 19th Century mindset and desperate clinging to tradition and privilege that exists within […]

Crocodile tears shed over the covenant

February 28, 2011 by


The recent events in Libya, coming as they do immediately after the announcement by the British Legion that the government has reneged on its promise to enshrine the Military Covenant in law, shows how desperately we need to look at what is being done with and to, the Armed Forces of the UK. Presently, were […]