Month: September 2018

No transferable skills? B.O.L.L.O.C.K.S!

No transferable skills? B.O.L.L.O.C.K.S!

You absolutely have transferable skills. They may not be written on a national diploma but they’re the sort of thing that are interesting to real employers looking for people to get on with the job. The next time you think you don’t have anything to offer in civvy...
The right to recover

The right to recover

When a member of the forces community goes missing or is at risk from themselves, we rally. We share the news, we help where we can and we do our damnedest to make sure that the individual involved makes it home safe. We’re united in our wish for a positive...
Launching a Beacon

Launching a Beacon

As some of you may already know, Beacon is an AI powered geo-location app that assists in the search of missing veterans and service personnel. If you’re not familiar with beacon, you can learn more and join the service here. In the last month we’ve had...
The MOD doesn’t lack empathy, it lacks data.

The MOD doesn’t lack empathy, it lacks data.

There’s a lot of noise in the military community at the minute about the need to reform the mental health services available to serving troops and veterans. It’s not a bad thing, we pride ourselves in being as noisy as possible about the same issues. Serving troops...
Our first Beacon in review

Our first Beacon in review

On Sunday afternoon (09/09/18) we were received information from multiple sources that a veteran was missing. Staffordshire Police were appealing for help in locating this person and a short investigation on social media unearthed some worrying information: He had...