Ahead of its official opening on 17th June, I caught up with Michelle Ferguson of Scotland’s Bravest Manufacturing Company (SMBC) on how the social enterprise is supporting the Scottish Armed Forces community.Continue reading
April was another busy but uplifting month as I met with some of Scotland’s leading veterans support organisations to hear about their successes and impact.
Throughout March, my focus has been meeting with Scottish Government Ministers to discuss the progress made against recommendations set out by Eric Fraser (my predecessor) in his various reports.
Last month I shared with you details of some of the organisations I had the pleasure of visiting and how I gained some really useful insights into the complex world of our Veterans community. I have continued this theme during February.Continue reading
When many people think about veterans, they picture older men. However, there is an estimated 400,000 veterans in Scotland, with men and women of all ages and backgrounds having served. As we celebrate International Women’s Day, we’re shining a spotlight on veteran Jane Duncan, who plays a key role in supporting Scotland’s ex-Forces community.Continue reading