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Newsletter – 3 December 2020

December 3, 2020

Newsletter – 3 December 2020


Hi folks, As the government prepares to roll out the first COVID vaccine, just approved yesterday, it’s the Army who will be managing the logistics – as if we needed proof that you guys are the best in that business!   This reliance on the military is interesting, given Boris Johnson’s recent announcement of more […]

Newsletter – 19 November 2020

November 19, 2020

Newsletter – 19 November 2020


Hi folks, With an end finally in sight thanks to several vaccines, we all just need to get through this current lockdown! Please don't forget that the Ex-Mil offices remain open and manned so we are here to answer any queries you have – please do feel free to call or email.  Last week, we were […]

Newsletter – 5 November 2020

November 5, 2020

Newsletter – 5 November 2020


Hi folks, Today sees the start of the second national lockdown and we hope you are all keeping safe and well and not too inconvenienced by this. We'd like to assure you that the Ex-Mil offices remain open and manned so we are here to answer any queries you have – please do feel free […]

Newsletter – 22 October 2020

October 22, 2020

Newsletter – 22 October 2020


Hi folks, With charities all over the country already struggling due to the cancellation of fundraising events and people tightening their belts, there was terrible news this week as Remembrance Parades have been cancelled and the British Legion and other charities are struggling for much-needed funds. Please do support them where you possibly can.   […]

Newsletter – 8 October 2020

October 8, 2020

Newsletter – 8 October 2020


Hi folks, With much of the eyes of the media on the twin joys of the pandemic and the American presidential election, it could be easy to miss some of the little gems that appear on our newsfeeds.   We were particularly moved by the remembrance of Horace "Harry" Billinge, who was one of the soldiers […]

Newsletter – 24 September 2020

September 24, 2020

Newsletter – 24 September 2020


Hi folks, This week the Prime Minister took to his podium to warn us all that the fight against COVID-19 is in no way over and that we must all act to prevent a serious second wave this autumn. He also spoke of the great challenges in policing regulations and suggested “ the option to draw […]

Newsletter – 10 September 2020

September 10, 2020

Newsletter – 10 September 2020


Hi folks, We hope you are staying safe and well during all the Covid ups and downs. The news cycle of 2020 continues to surprise and we often find it tough to pick out the strangest among them! Firstly, a long but interesting article on Novichok, the poison which keeps making headlines. What is it and […]

Newsletter – 27 August 2020

August 27, 2020

Newsletter – 27 August 2020


Hi folks, It’s been a strange old year with so many weird and wonderful news stories to choose from. This one has really tickled us though: the MP for Hammersmith and the council have asked the Royal Electrical and Mechanical Engineers (REME), if their expertise in installing bridges overseas could be used to identifying a […]

Newsletter – 13 August 2020

August 13, 2020

Newsletter – 13 August 2020


Hi folks, We're well into the traditional quiet period for news but things don't seem to be letting up in 2020.  All this news means a busy year for our armed forces. Royal Navy ship HMS Enterprise has just arrived in Beirut to assist following the terrifying explosion which destroyed the port and buildings across the […]

Newsletter – 30 July 2020

July 30, 2020

Newsletter – 30 July 2020


Hi folks, Following on from our last newsletter, where we asked “are things finally looking up for our military colleagues?” is the recent announcement of a 2% pay rise for armed forces personnel.   Is a 2% increase enough, being just above the rate of inflation? Is it enough when the government continue to rely […]

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