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  • Former Army Combat medic to take on 150km kayak challenge

    Former Army Combat medic to take on 150km kayak challenge

    13 October 2020

    Former Army combat medic Nerys Pearce, who had to pull out of her bid to become the first person paralysed from the chest down to swim the Channel, ha…

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  •  Paralysed Army Combat Paramedic to tackle English Channel swim in World first bid

    Paralysed Army Combat Paramedic to tackle English Channel swim in World first bid

    1 September 2020

    A former British Army Combat Paramedic will tonight (12:00AM Wednesday 2 September 2020) begin her bid to become the first woman paralysed from the ch…

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  • Former soldier and amputee set to take on 100km cycling challenge to help his injured comrades

    Former soldier and amputee set to take on 100km cycling challenge to help his injured comrades

    6 August 2020

    Former The Royal Lancers Lance Corporal Jonny Holloway, 27, from Bedford, only took up cycling during UK lockdown.  Now he is set to get on his bike…

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  • Double amputee veteran to reattempt Matterhorn climb

    Double amputee veteran to reattempt Matterhorn climb

    2 August 2020

    A double amputee Army veteran is again attempting to summit one of the deadliest mountains in the world. Neil Heritage, 39, from Dorset, is set to cl…

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  • Former Royal Air Force Senior Aircraftman serving on the Coronavirus frontline

    Former Royal Air Force Senior Aircraftman serving on the Coronavirus frontline

    19 May 2020

    Former Royal Air Force Senior Aircraftman Dean Mills has been serving on the Coronavirus frontline after being called up to help in a major hospital’s…

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    New Chief Executive of Blesma, The Limbless Veterans

    26 March 2020

    Jon Bryant OBE has been appointed the new Chief Executive of military charity Blesma, The limbless Veterans. Jon this week joins the leading charity …

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