The Forces Help to Buy scheme is intended to help service men and women get on the property ladder and support a greater lifestyle choice and retention of personnel in the armed forces.
Chief of the Defence Staff, General Sir David Richards, and LOCOG Chair Lord Coe visited Armed Forces personnel based at Hainault in Essex this morning to thank them for their ongoing efforts in support of delivering a safe and secure Olympic Games.
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Lord Coe and General Richards thank Armed Forces for Olympics effort
Royal Navy bomb disposal experts successfully blew up a huge German Second World War mine off the Essex coast on Tuesday 19 July 2011.
Royal Navy blows up WWII mine