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Armed Forces Covenant

Armed Forces Community Covenant is a promise from the nation that those who serve or have served in the armed forces, and their families, are treated fairly.

The government is committed to supporting the armed forces community by working with a range of partners who have signed the covenant. The covenant is a national responsibility involving government, businesses, local authorities, charities and the public.


A full list of armed forces covenant policy and guidance documents are available




Housing and accommodation

 Soldiers, Sailors, Airmen and Families Association


Community Covenant Fund

For information about deadlines, and to read the guidance on the Community Covenant Grant Scheme visit applying to the Covenant Fund

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Military Task Force Commanders/Armed Forces Champions Event

On December 1st 2016, the Chairman of the Council, Councillor Pat Cannon, in his role as Armed Forces Champion represented the Council at an Armed Forces seminar.

The event took place at Travers Barracks, Aldershot Garrison and was hosted by 27 Regt RLC. The seminar looked at key actions that would be taken by local authorities and the Army over the coming six months.