Ministry of Defence

Government launches review into treatment of LGBT veterans

The government has launched a review into the impact of the pre-2000 ban on homosexual personnel in the military.

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New plans to boost veterans employment launched

Veterans’ Strategy Action Plan launches, including more than 60 commitments to help veterans with employment and healthcare

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Foreign and Defence Secretaries visit Australia for AUKMIN

The Foreign Secretary and Defence Secretary are in Australia for meetings with Foreign Minister Payne and Defence Minister Peter Dutton.

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Wide-ranging support boost for military families

The Family Strategy, a new 10-year plan recognising the unique nature of military life and setting out bespoke support for service families, has been published today.

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New medal unveiled to honour Kabul evacuation heroes

Members of the Armed Forces who were deployed in August 2021 to support the evacuation from Afghanistan will receive medallic recognition for their contribution. This was the largest humanitarian aid operation in over 70 yea…

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