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Air Gunner on board secret WW2 flight identified and buried in Albania

Air Gunner on board secret WW2 flight identified and buried in Albania

Sgt Peter Twiddy is buried in Tirana, Albania.

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Guidance: Armed Forces Compensation Scheme (AFCS)

Guidance: Armed Forces Compensation Scheme (AFCS)

A compensation scheme for UK serving and former service personnel injured as a result of their service in Her Majesty's Armed Forces.

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Guidance: War Pension Scheme (WPS)

Guidance: War Pension Scheme (WPS)

A compensation scheme for veterans for any injury or illness which has been caused by or made worse by their service in Her Majesty's Armed Forces.

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COVID 19: update on changes to Veterans UK Services

COVID 19: update on changes to Veterans UK Services

As COVID-19 restrictions ease the latest information on changes to Veterans UK Services can be found here.

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Guidance: Armed Forces Compensation Scheme (AFCS)

Guidance: Armed Forces Compensation Scheme (AFCS)

A compensation scheme for UK serving and former service personnel injured as a result of their service in Her Majesty's Armed Forces.

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Guidance: Veterans Welfare Service

Guidance: Veterans Welfare Service

The Veterans Welfare Service (VWS) provides a professional help and advice service to veterans or anyone supporting a veteran, their families and dependants.

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Guidance: Overseas Operations (service personnel and Veterans) Bill

Guidance: Overseas Operations (service personnel and Veterans) Bill

Information relating to the Overseas Operations (service personnel and Veterans) Bill.

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Guidance: Armed forces pensions

Guidance: Armed forces pensions

Information related to the Armed Forces Pension Schemes.

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Guidance: Veterans' UK Armed Forces pension and insurance declaration forms

Guidance: Veterans' UK Armed Forces pension and insurance declaration forms

Use these forms when claiming an Armed Forces Pension. The life and personal accident insurance form is to be completed in accordance with 2021DIN01-62.

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Guidance: Purple Pack bereavement guide for families of service personnel

Guidance: Purple Pack bereavement guide for families of service personnel

This extended Purple Pack provides guidance, information and support to those who have a lost a loved one whilst still in service.

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Veterans UK Customer Satisfaction Survey 2021

Veterans UK Customer Satisfaction Survey 2021

Veterans UK are always trying to improve the services we deliver to our customers and one of the best ways to understand how we can make improvements is to ask the people who use our services.

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Veterans UK Customer Satisfaction Survey 2021

Veterans UK Customer Satisfaction Survey 2021

Veterans UK are always trying to improve the services we deliver to our customers and one of the best ways to understand how we can make improvements is to ask the people who use our services.

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Veterans UK start an exercise to correct some Restored Widows’ Pensions

Veterans UK start an exercise to correct some Restored Widows’ Pensions

Veterans UK are conducting an administrative exercise to re-visit commencing dates for restored widows’ pensions under the War Pension Scheme, to identify and pay additional amounts where necessary, after a Court of Appeal ruling.

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New legislation to help ensure fair treatment for armed forces

New legislation to help ensure fair treatment for armed forces

New legislation to help ensure armed forces personnel, veterans and their families are not disadvantaged by their service when accessing key public services.

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Detailed guide: Veterans UK: contact us

Detailed guide: Veterans UK: contact us

Information on how to contact Veterans UK and their services.

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Detailed guide: Armed forces pensions

Detailed guide: Armed forces pensions

Information related to the Armed Forces Pension Schemes.

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Detailed guide: Important information for Veterans UK customers who live abroad

Detailed guide: Important information for Veterans UK customers who live abroad

Guidance for those receiving War Pension Scheme, Armed Forces Compensation Scheme or Armed Forces Pension Scheme payments and living in the European Union.

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Detailed guide: Important information for Veterans UK customers who live abroad

Detailed guide: Important information for Veterans UK customers who live abroad

Guidance for those receiving War Pension Scheme, Armed Forces Compensation Scheme or Armed Forces Pension Scheme payments and living in the European Union.

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COVID 19: update on changes to Veterans UK Services

COVID 19: update on changes to Veterans UK Services

Due to ongoing COVID-19 precautions, there are changes to Veterans UK services. You can find the latest information here.

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New Veterans Railcard launched

New Veterans Railcard launched

Service personnel often live and work all over the UK, moving regularly from posting to posting, so when they leave the armed forces, they may well find themselves hundreds of miles from family and friends.

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Making the Civil Service a Great Place to Work for Veterans

Making the Civil Service a Great Place to Work for Veterans

Detail of the 'Great Place to Work for Veterans' initiative.

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Civil Service starts guaranteed interview scheme for veterans

Civil Service starts guaranteed interview scheme for veterans

Several government departments are starting a new initiative today to make it easier for veterans to secure employment in the Civil Service.

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Detailed guide: Veterans Welfare Service

Detailed guide: Veterans Welfare Service

The Veterans Welfare Service (VWS) provides a professional help and advice service to veterans or anyone supporting a veteran, their families and dependants.

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Policy paper: Information for British Nuclear Test Veterans

Policy paper: Information for British Nuclear Test Veterans

Policy statements on claims for ionising radiation related conditions.

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Detailed guide: War Pension Scheme (WPS)

Detailed guide: War Pension Scheme (WPS)

A compensation scheme for veterans for any injury or illness which has been caused by or made worse by their service in Her Majesty's Armed Forces.

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Detailed guide: Armed forces pensions

Detailed guide: Armed forces pensions

Information related to the Armed Forces Pension Schemes.

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COVID 19: changes to Veterans UK Services

COVID 19: changes to Veterans UK Services

Due to ongoing COVID-19 precautions, there are changes to Veterans UK services. You can find the latest information here

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Detailed guide: Armed forces pensions

Detailed guide: Armed forces pensions

Information related to the Armed Forces Pension Schemes.

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Coronavirus: changes to Veterans UK Services

Coronavirus: changes to Veterans UK Services

Due to COVID-19 precautions, all Veterans UK services are operating via remote working and this has meant we have had to change several of our services.

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Detailed guide: Armed forces pensions

Detailed guide: Armed forces pensions

Information related to the Armed Forces Pension Schemes.

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Coronavirus: changes to Veterans UK Services

Coronavirus: changes to Veterans UK Services

Due to COVID-19 precautions, all Veterans UK services are operating via remote working and this has meant we have had to change several of our services.

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Detailed guide: Veterans UK: contact us

Detailed guide: Veterans UK: contact us

Information on how to contact Veterans UK and their services.

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Suspension of War Pensions and Armed Forces Compensation Scheme Medical Examinations and Assessments

Suspension of War Pensions and Armed Forces Compensation Scheme Medical Examinations and Assessments

The Department for Work and Pensions (DWP), who arrange our medical examinations are to cancel all examinations for a period of up to 3 months from 17 March 2020.

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Veterans UK launches an improved website and looks to the future

Veterans UK launches an improved website and looks to the future

The Veterans UK website has been completely redesigned, meaning you now have a better website with easier to find information about veterans support services.

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Veterans UK launches an improved website and looks to the future

Veterans UK launches an improved website and looks to the future

The Veterans UK website has been completely redesigned, meaning you now have a better website with easier to find information about support services for veterans.

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Detailed guide: Veterans UK: contact us

Detailed guide: Veterans UK: contact us

Information on how to contact Veterans UK and their services.

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Detailed guide: Armed Forces Compensation Scheme (AFCS)

Detailed guide: Armed Forces Compensation Scheme (AFCS)

A compensation scheme for UK serving and former service personnel injured as a result of their service in Her Majesty's Armed Forces.

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Detailed guide: War Pension Scheme (WPS)

Detailed guide: War Pension Scheme (WPS)

A compensation scheme for veterans for any injury or illness which has been caused by or made worse by their service in Her Majesty's Armed Forces.

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Detailed guide: Review of an Armed Forces Compensation Scheme (AFCS) award

Detailed guide: Review of an Armed Forces Compensation Scheme (AFCS) award

Information and guidance on the types of reviews available for your Armed Forces Compensation Scheme (AFCS) award and when you can apply.

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Detailed guide: War Pension Scheme: Other allowances that may be available

Detailed guide: War Pension Scheme: Other allowances that may be available

Information and guidance on how to apply for War Pension supplementary and additional allowances.

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Detailed guide: War Pension Scheme: Constant Attendance Allowance (CAA)

Detailed guide: War Pension Scheme: Constant Attendance Allowance (CAA)

Information and guidance on how to apply for War Pension Constant Attendance Allowance.

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Detailed guide: War Pension Scheme: Clothing Allowance

Detailed guide: War Pension Scheme: Clothing Allowance

Information and guidance on how to apply for Clothing Allowance.

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Detailed guide: War Pension Scheme: Allowance for Lowered Standard of Occupation

Detailed guide: War Pension Scheme: Allowance for Lowered Standard of Occupation

Information and guidance on how to apply for the Allowance for Lowered Standard of Occupation (ALSO).

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Detailed guide: War Pension Scheme: Unemployability Supplement (UnSupp)

Detailed guide: War Pension Scheme: Unemployability Supplement (UnSupp)

Information and guidance on how to apply for War Pension Unemployability Supplement.

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Detailed guide: What to do when a service person or veteran dies

Detailed guide: What to do when a service person or veteran dies

Emotional and practical support for bereaved families and loved ones is available from Government departments and approved charities.

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