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Forums, chat, finding old comrades and more
British Army Rumour Service (ARSSE)
Sometimes serious, often not. Anything and everything about the British Army past and present is being discussed right now on this well supported and entertaining site.
Find your old comrades with Forces Reunited. There are also loads of British military reunions listed on this site and the ability to connect with old comrades currently online instantly.
HMForces.co.uk is a growing community of active, retired and prospective soldiers and sailors. It is packed with British forces information and news, including jobs, benefits and discounts.
Support and Welfare
British Limbless Ex Service Men's Association (BLESMA)
BLESMA (British Limbless Ex Service Men's Association) is the national charity for limbless serving and ex service men and women and their dependants and widows.
Holidays for Heroes/Sergeant Slingsby
Sergeant Slingsby and his Team of Bears work to raise funds and awareness for "Holidays4Heroes". Hols4H provides respite holidays for wounded personnel and their families, and in addition provides rapid-response welfare assistance until the main Service Charities can take over.
Royal British Legion
Caring and campaigning for the serving and ex service community.
Service Personnel and Veterans Agency
An executive agency of the Ministry of Defence. Bringing together services for veterans.
SSAFA - Forces Help
Official website of the Soldiers, Sailors, Airmen and Families Association.
When Troops return to the United Kingdom from the war zones they arrive back without their personal effects or clothing. The objective of Troop Aid is to supply the “basic essentials” when service casualties return from serving their country overseas.
Museums and Memorials
Armed Forces Memorial Appeal
This is the website of the first national memorial dedicated to the men and women of the United Kingdom Armed Forces (Regular and Reserve) killed oduty or as a result of terrorist action since the Second World War.
British Cyprus Memorial
To mark the 50th anniversary of the ending of the Cyprus Emergency, The British Memorial is to be erected in Cyprus in the old British cemetery at Kyrenia, to be unveiled on Remembrance Day 2009. On it will be inscribed the names of the 371 British servicemen — 28 members of the Royal Navy and Royal Marines, 274 British Army, and 69 Royal Air Force — who died there on active service 1955-1959.
Lasting Tribute invites you to celebrate the lives of family, friends and people in the public eye who are no longer with us. This link will take to you the Lasting Tributes of servicemen and women killed in Afghanistan.
Private Members' Clubs
Union Jack Club
The Union Jack Club is a private members club in south east London for serving and ex-serving military personnel of Her Majesty's Armed Forces. It also welcomes military personnel of many countries, together with the emergency services such as police, fire and ambulance, including the UK civil service and their families to make use of its excellent facilities.
Victory Services Club
The Victory Services Club (VSC) is a prestigious Private Members Club for retired and serving members of the Armed Forces, located at Marble Arch in the heart of London's West End, a 2 minute walk from Oxford Street.