He is the most high profile Soldier A to Z and he has full access to every aspect of the Funds activities and decision making including Management Committee meetings. His approval, as a Soldier A to Z, for the Fund and it’s objectives means the world to us as we strive to prepare for this… Read More Dennis Hutchings has been with the Soldier A to Z Fund from the beginning
Whilst Covid19 has been tragic for many it has also had an impact on our campaign . Having protested relentlessly against the prosecution of NI Veterans since L/Cpl J in 2015 I have felt pretty useless lately but thanks to Soldier A-Z Fund I can now donate to those directly affected . Yes ‘ there… Read More A Veteran speaks out – “Please join us and donate. Thanks!”
Fund member David Calder has provided the Fund with the contents of Tub 28, a nice total of £41.51! The Tub was placed at Riddlesden Post Office, near Keighley West Yorkshire in July. Despite the Coronavirus a tidy contribution has been made to the fund. A big thanks to Postmaster Bal Singh and staff, and… Read More First Collection Tub Counted
Today Scotland’s First Minister received an “I support Soldier A to Z” ribbon with bow. Let’s hope it helps her think of the A-Zs. We can only hope that she recognises the important role that Scottish Servicemen and Servicewomen played in Standing up to Irish Republican Terrorism. The yellow ribbon, a great way to highlight… Read More Tie a yellow ribbon for everyone to see…
We must never forget the lives lost due to the Northern Ireland Troubles. Almost 1,500 members of the Armed Forces lost their lives. Click image for Wikipedia article. Responsibility for deaths over the time of the Troubles. (click for Wikipedia article) The Good Friday Agreement (GFA) 1998 created the best prospects for peace between the… Read More OPERATION BANNER – the call to serve in torment
We have now had three occasions, two involving individuals and one a group entity, were they have publicly criticised the fund, or publicly questioned the Funds intentions. They obviously have not done their research and must have poor knowledge of the lawful standing of a “Constituted Group with Charitable Objects”, that is this Funds position.… Read More Sniping at the Fund
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We are now in a position to collect funds as a constituted group with charitable objectives. We have the support of Dennis Hutchings and are hopeful for the the support of all Veterans. We need Members of the fund who want to give practical support by fundraising. As a member you will have access to… Read More LAUNCH OF THE SOLDIER A to Z FUND
From the op Banner photo group: Can I ask? Have you ever had to walk up to a sand bunker to load your rifle with live rounds, before leaving the safety of your home? Have you ever felt sick to the pit of your stomach at the anticipation of sprinting out of your front door,… Read More Before you judge, can I ask?
Operation Banner, 1969-2007, was the British Army’s support to the UK Government during the inter-community violence and terrorism in Northern Ireland (NI). Known as the Troubles, the conflict began in 1969 and it became the British Army’s longest running operation. Although it was essentially a land forces operation, the Royal Navy and Royal Airforce provided… Read More Service Context for Soldiers A-Z: OP BANNER