Compulsory Discharge & Changes to Resettlement Packages

Personnel handed compulsory discharges will now receive a full resettlement package in line with their years served. Previously, personnel shown the door had their entitlements slashed to the lowest possible level – irrespective of how long they had been in the ranks. But in a change of policy, the Ministry of Defence said it recognised… Read More

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What is the Number of Service Personnel not Eligible for the Career Transition Partnership (2009-2013)?

The number of Service personnel who left the British Armed Forces between 2009 and 2013 who did not meet the eligibility criteria for enrolling on the Career Transition Partnership (CTP) programme is outlined below. Financial Year UK Service Leavers Not Eligible 2009/2010 18,300 6,960 2010/2011 18,190 5,630 2011/2012 21,500 4,990 2012/2013 23,830 4,330 Notes: Figures… Read More

Research: Is British Military Resettlement Cost-Effective & Fit for Purpose?

Dissertation Title The Transition and Reinvention of British Army Infantrymen. Abstract Social sciences approaches to the study of Armed Forces Veterans and their capacity to cope with social reintegration, have tended to focus on medicalised accounts of post-service trauma, characterised by Veteran mental health, homelessness, and suicide amongst our Short Service Leavers. Whilst the findings of… Read More

Describing the Experiences of Veterans Transitioning to Post-secondary Education

Research Paper Title Experiences of Veterans Transitioning to Post-secondary Education. Background An increasing number of US military veterans are entering post-secondary education with problems attributed to deployed military service. The primary objective of this research was to describe the lived experiences of student veterans transitioning from active military service to post-secondary education. Methods Phenomenological interviews… Read More

Recording Veterans Experiences Transitioning to Post-Secondary Education

Research Paper Title Experiences of Veterans Transitioning to Post-secondary Education. Background An increasing number of US military veterans are entering post-secondary education with problems attributed to deployed military service. The primary objective of this research was to describe the lived experiences of student veterans transitioning from active military service to post-secondary education. Methods Phenomenological interviews… Read More