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The Sandbag Times brings you all the latest national and international Armed Forces and Veterans news. With insights each week into Veterans Charities, organisations, events and lots more.
A brave Liverpool soldier killed himself weeks after his friend who he served alongside committed suicide following a battle with PTSD. Rifleman John Paul Finnigan, from Huyton, stood shoulder to shoulder with Kevin Williams and on the front line in the same regiment and forged an “undeniable bond”. In 2007 ... Read More
Could you Walk A Mile In Their Shoes? Of course not, no one could. Thousands of Veterans in the UK are currently suffering with Operational Traumatic Injuries such as PTSD, Anxiety, Depression and many more mental health illnesses. In some extreme cases, the veteran can no longer stand the constant ... Read More
Fears are growing for a Nuneaton man who has been missing since Monday morning. Mr Mason went missing just after arriving at work at approx 0930hrs on Monday leaving his mobile phone and keys in his car. It is understood that he is an Armed Forces Veteran. Police and concerned ... Read More
Dedicated Philip Warren has spent 70 years building a fleet of 484 warships – from a million matchsticks. The master modeller, 87, has hand-built every Royal Navy class of vessel since 1945, using just a rule, razor blade and glue. He recently completed a 3ft replica of the HMS Queen ... Read More
2 days ago Hi Sean, well done mate. Remember to get some photos/ videos of your walk, tell Veterans where their local help is and blast it all over social media. Let us know if you need any help https://t.co/ZT0S3iRG6g
3 days ago Folks. this evening we learned of another two young veterans who have taken their lives. Please help me to educate those who don't understand and also help guide our heores to those that can help. Please stand with me with this. https://t.co/7NOcJBXL88