Personally I am not the best when it comes to asking for Donations but when it comes to raising funds to help all those affected by the Prosecutions of NI Veterans whilst serving on ‘Op Banner’ it was a ‘no brainer’ ! I often imagine myself in their situation and think how reassuring it would… Read More Not just a letter to us…
Sorry if my posts seem directed only to those who served on ‘ Op Banner ‘ as I am very aware of the massive support from Vet’s who never went to NI along with other group members who have done so much for the campaign. This has been a long battle seeking justice and support… Read More We looked after each other then….
As Remembrance Day approaches there is pressure on all to donate to one or other cause which we fully understand . Whilst I will continue to make a small donation to the Royal British Legion, as I collect my Poppy I will concentrate on funding this group as it is imperative that we accrue sufficient… Read More A Veteran on funding Soldiers A to Z.
Fund member Ian Thompson raised £68.44 with Tub 13, that he had placed at the Rock Public House in Carlisle. Ian has also carried out solo pickets for Soldiers A to Z in Carlisle and has featured in his local newspaper to highlight the plight of Op Banner Veterans. Despite the Coronavirus The Rock pub… Read More Ian Thompson collects £68.44 in Carlisle.
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
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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