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The Prime Minister has appointed Lord Ashcroft KCMG as his Special Representative for Veterans’ Transition, working with all government departments to ensure military personnel get the support they need when making the transition to civilian life.
Around 500 soldiers from across the UK set to leave the Armed Forces have taken advantage of a groundbreaking fair to ease their transition to civilian life.
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Hundreds of Service leavers benefit from transition fair
Two British Army reservists, both UK law enforcement officers in civilian life, have been helping to improve policing standards in southern Afghanistan. Report by Richard Long.
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British Army Reserves advise Afghan Police
Thousands of sick and injured soldiers leave the Army every year, and Exercise Roebuck is helping to ease what can be a difficult transition back into civilian life. Report by Lorraine McBride.