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We are the only national Service charity that supports limbless veterans for the duration of their lives, offering financial and emotional support to them and their families. Since WW1 we have worked tirelessly to guarantee that our limbless veterans are not failed, forgotten or to left to fend for themselves.

Jon Bryant OBE - Chief Executive

Jon Bryant OBE - Chief Executive

Job title: Chief Executive

Jon Bryant OBE assumed the role of Blesma The Limbless Veteran’s Chief Executive on March 23rd 2020.

He has joined the Association during a time of unprecedented change, which will no doubt pose great challenges, while still presenting unique opportunities for Blesma’s strong sense of community to shine through.  His first task will be to ensure that Blesma is able to  support Members as effectively as possible through the Covid-19 crisis.

Jon joined the Association from his role as the Corps Colonel of the Army Air Corps, where he has delivered a wide range of support to serving personnel and veterans. In a varied career Jon has served as an aviator and staff officer in the Commando, Airmobile and Air Assault brigades.  He also commanded a Lynx helicopter squadron, and Apache regiment, the Joint Helicopter Force in Afghanistan and the Army Aviation Centre at Middle Wallop. 

As a former military charity Trustee and Chair, Jon has experience of governance, fundraising and service delivery to beneficiaries, all of which will serve him well in his executive role at the helm of the Association.