What is National Veterans’ Day (Finland)?

Introduction National Veterans’ Day (Finnish: kansallinen veteraanipäivä, Swedish: nationella veterandagen) is a remembrance day for all the war veterans of Finland. It is celebrated each year on 27 April. Background According to the Moscow Armistice, Finland was obliged to demand all German troops to leave Finland by 15 September 1944, which was technically impossible. The… Read More

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Why Do You Need Insurance?

Introduction When shopping for insurance many facets of your life are taken into account, meaning that your health and what you do for a living can weigh heavily on the insurance deal you get. Being into fitness and participating in active military service can change the circumstances of your insurance drastically. Sure, you are in… Read More

A Useful Guide for Military Veterans on How to get Compensated for their Injuries

Introduction What many people may not realise is that after returning home from battle, veterans can often face difficult challenges. Many are left with debilitating injuries which can make it hard, or even impossible, to return to their previous line of work. As a result, they may find themselves struggling financially. Fortunately, there are a… Read More

What is National Vietnam War Veterans Day (US)?

Introduction National Vietnam War Veterans Day is a US holiday observed annually on 29 March. It recognises veterans who served in the US military during the Vietnam War. Brief History 29 March was chosen as National Vietnam War Veterans Day because on 29 March 1973, Military Assistance Command, Vietnam (MACV) was disbanded and the last… Read More

Visa Fees Scrapped for Non-UK Service Personnel

In recognition of the immensely valuable contribution that thousands of overseas personnel make to the UK while serving, the Government has announced that visa fees will be waived for those who have served in the UK Armed Forces for a minimum period of six years or been discharged due to an illness or injury attributable… Read More

Why Veterans Struggle with Addiction

Introduction Veterans may be done fighting in the military, but many people do not realise that some continue to fight addiction and substance abuse. And, it is more common than people may think, which is why addiction help for veterans is available. But, why are veterans more likely to struggle with addiction anyway? How Common… Read More