Hull Veterans Support Centre
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Looking After Yourself in Retirement

When we work in the Armed Forces, we’re looked after by our superiors and our squad mates. When we take retirement, or are forced into it, the social and professional network that we’ve grown accustomed to over the period of our employment is taken away from us. From living a structured, regimented life where our […]

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Life Skills That You Can Build At Home

When people from the Forces retire, we can often be a little overwhelmed by the huge amount of spare time that we have at our disposal. From a civilian’s perspective it can be difficult to understand the retirees plight. Most people look on retirement as a golden chalice, something to be aspired to, the reward […]

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Job Opportunities That Require No Education

In an ideal world, Veterans would be recognised for the skills and achievements they’ve accumulated throughout their Military service However, it’s important to remember that many people have had very little interaction with people in the Armed Forces, let alone understand the range of skills that are built up during the minimum years of service. […]

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Mental Health Challenges That Veterans Face

Just because you’ve left the battlefield, doesn’t mean that the war is over Working within the Armed Forces throws ordinary people into extraordinary scenarios. Over the years that we spend in service, we are given thorough training and coaching in how to cope with moments of crisis – but sometimes the heaviest times can occur […]

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Moving Forward with Planned Actions

Leaving the Military Service can often be a difficult transition Thousands of civilians may well dream of the day that they can ‘retire’ and live a life of leisure. For military men and women, the abrupt transition to retired civilian life can often be one that is hard to handle. One of the wonderful things […]

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Remembrance Sunday – Britain Remembers

Thousands pay their respects in joint Remembrance services across Britain Despite controversies¬†surrounding International Football players and the US Presidential Election – the people of Britain rally behind the men and women who have sacrificed so much for the safe-guarding of our future.¬† Former and current servicemen gathered at the Cenotaph in Whitehall – alongside members […]

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