Newsletter – 13 July 2017

Hi folks,

Some schools are already out for the summer, we hope that you and your loved ones have a great summer ahead, whatever you have planned. No slowing down here at Ex-Mil, as you can see from the great range of vacancies we’ve got for you below.

We were pretty appalled by the situation faced by this former serviceman  who is struggling to find work and want to make sure that our clients know that we’re continuing to hunt down great roles for you! If you know of anyone in this position, please send them our way and we’ll do all we can to help them find a satisfying career on civvy street. Help us spread the word so everybody leaving the forces knows that we’re here, just waiting to help.

As ever, don’t forget to connect with us on social media – we’re on Facebook and LinkedIn and we always love to hear from you.

Drop us a line on [email protected] if there's anything you'd like us to add to this newsletter.

Regards,

The Team

Recent vacancies

Field Service Engineer Wimborne, Dorset up to £35k + Package

Generator/Site Engineer Caribbean Islands $3-5k per month

Commissioning Engineer Wimborne, Dorset + 70% Travel circa £29k + Package

Head of Engineering Saudi Arabia Exceptional Ex-Pat Package

Head of Strategic Systems Saudi Arabia Exceptional Ex-Pat Package

Chief Operating Officer London with Overseas Travel between £55 to 65k depending on experience

Instructor – Kent Kent 22884.00

Training Delivery Instructor (Meteorology) HMS Collingwood, Portsmouth up to £43,000 (pro rata)

Trainee Construction Demolition Supervisors Various Locations See Below

Qualified Supervisor Engineering Bedfordshire £35-40k

Vehicle Mechanic MoD Lyneham £22-24k + Benefits

Site Supervisor St Mary,s C E Primary Academy, High Street, Burton Latimer, Northamptonshire,NN15 5RL £17,169 to £17,891 dependent on experience

Fitter Turner Trainer Gosport circa £28-30k

Field Sales Executive Sunbury-On-Thames £28 to 36k depending on relevant experience.

News round–up    

Migrant Crisis: EU Naval Mission "Has Failed"

US military to spend £50M on digital BRAIN IMPLANTS to create SUPER SOLDIERS

More holiday, please! New haul of Roman letters reveals army life near Hadrian's Wall

Army Faces Criticism After Allegedly Targeting Adverts At The Young Working-Class

Law firm cleared of misconduct over wrongfully hounding troops could face second probe

THE MILLIES ARE BACK Nominate your hero for The Sun’s Military Awards 2017 as we salute the best and bravest of our Armed Forces

British Army creates rainbow camouflage cream to help gay soldiers stand out

Plight Of Ex-Squaddie Who Went Viral With Please For Work Reveals Grim Reality For Unemployed Veterans

Thames Valley Police launch scheme to stop military community turning to crime

Tony Blair was 'not straight' with the UK over Iraq war says Chilcot

Incredible Images From A Year In The Royal Navy

SAS accused of killing unarmed Afghan civilians

Portuguese president speaks out over stolen weapons arsenal

British troops tackling elephant poachers selling ivory to fund terror

Iraqis 'who suffered abuse from American troops were told to blame British troops because UK forces were seen as 'an easy target'

Royal Navy boat in CLASH with Spanish warship off Gibraltar weeks before king's visit

Army is in danger of being reduced to a mere 'gendarmerie', former Chief of the General Staff warns

Windsor mum creates bedtime app so soldiers can read to their kids while away from home

Stormtrooper 2017: Russia unveils its hi-tech motorised 'Star Wars' armour for soldiers complete with exoskeleton, night vision and helmet

Do you have any news you think we should feature, or any areas you’d like us to cover? Email us at:…[email protected]

You could be eligible for a university degree in management

A university degree in management can lead you into a worthwhile second career. Your rank could make you eligible for an online MBA at a prestigious UK university. Even if you have a specialist skill, a university degree in management is particularly relevant as your next career path should take you into management.

www.onlineuniversitymilipol.com works with military and ex-military candidates worldwide. We pilot you through the university acceptance process by turning your Services experience into ‘academic points’ so that you are offered an online university place with LSM (distance learning associate college of Anglia Ruskin University). There is no charge for this work, as it is paid by LSM, so you can find out if you comply without obligation. We remain with you throughout your study and will even attend the graduation ceremony on your behalf if you are abroad.

The cost of online study is significantly less than that of attending university and, more importantly, you do not need to stop working whilst gaining your degree.

One of the big advantages of online study is flexibility, particularly when you are unable to commit to a fixed weekly schedule. You might even finish earlier than an attending student if you are able to put in more time but your qualification and benefits will be exactly the same. Additionally, you can start after acceptance rather than waiting for the next year like an attending student.

We recently received some feedback from a student;

"The course is going well, I am about to finish the first essay and have already started the dissertation.

I have been using the tutors as discussed and its going really well!"

Email: [email protected] or see www.onlineuniversitymilipol.com for more information.

Events etc.

Upcoming events can be found on these sites for the Royal Air ForceRoyal Navy and Army – something for everyone!

Do you have an event or appeal you’d like us to publicise? Email us at:…[email protected]

Reunions

Do you have any reunions you want to let everyone know about?

Just send in your name and details of how interested parties can get in contact. Also let us know the details of the reunion — who it's for, place, time etc. and a website if there is one, and we’ll include it in our next newsletter.

Email us at:…[email protected]

We Like to be social

Don’t forget you can connect with us on LinkedIn or ‘Like’ our page on Facebook.

Joke: The Cheapskate

There was a man who had worked all of his life and has saved all of his money.

He was a real cheapskate when it came to his money. He loved money more than just about anything, and just before he died, he said to his wife:

"Now listen, when I die I want you to take all my money and place it in the casket with me. Because I want to take all my money to the after life."

So he got his wife to promise him with all her heart that when he died she would put all the money in the casket with him. When one day he died.

He was stretched out in the casket, the wife was sitting there in black next to their best friend. When they finished the ceremony, just before the undertakers got ready to close the casket, the wife said, "Wait a minute!"

She had a shoe box with her, she came over with the box and placed it in the casket. Then the undertakers locked the casket and rolled it away.

Her friend said, "I hope you weren't crazy enough to put all that money in there with that stingy old man."

She said, "Yes, I promised. I'm a good Christian, I can't lie. I promised him that I was to put that money in that casket with him."

"You mean to tell me you put every cent of his money in the casket with him?"

"I sure did," said the wife. "I got it all together, put it into my account and I wrote him a check."

If you want to contribute to the jokes in this newsletter, just send them in — email us at:…[email protected]

For various reasons we can't always include them in the newsletter, but we always appreciate them!


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