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Steve Burton

Meet Steve Burton

Area covered:

AB, DD, DG, EH, FK, G, HS, IV, KA, KW, KY, ML, PA, PH, TD (Scotland only), ZE, & Northern Ireland

Their Story

Steve grew up in Harrogate, North Yorkshire. He joined the Army in 1979 at 16 and served in the RCT and Adjutant Generals Corps (SPS) for 37 and a half years. He has served in UK, Germany, Hong Kong and Cyprus and has been on operations in Iraq, Bosnia, Kosovo and Afghanistan.

Steve resigned his commission in late 2015 as Commanding Officer of the Personnel Recovery Unit in Shrewsbury/Donnington to join Blesma.

Steve now lives near the coast in Northumberland close to the Scottish Borders with his wife, Diane and their Scoland Terrier Angus. A former semi-professional rugby player, his passion remains with rugby, but he also enjoys most sports, sadly as a spectator. In his spare time, he enjoys gardening and walking with in the Northumberland National Park or on the beach with Diane and Angus.

Have a question or need advice?

Your local Blesma Support Officer is here and on hand to help provide advice and support; practical, emotional or financial. Please contact them in the first instance whenever you want to get in touch with Blesma.

M: 07766 258461

Your local Outreach Officer is also available for support, feel free to contact them.

Outreach Officer Scotland Rachel Kennedy

M: 07884 695703

Outreach Officer Northern Ireland Fiona Morrison

M: 07741 744617

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