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BFBS Radio report on Aldershot Families’ Show
Oct, 21, 2010

BFBS Radio, Luisse Shaw, 20th November 2009 · Report from the Aldershot Garrison theatre on the show, organised by the Army Benevolent Fund in association with The British Forces Foundation, for the families of those deployed on Operations.

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Deaths in Afghanistan
Oct, 21, 2010

As we at The British Forces Foundation are in the business of morale we cannot help but be deeply affected by the recent deaths in Afghanistan (including someone I personally knew quite well) and the unusually high number in such a short space of time.

There’s no question that this will have an impact on those still fighting but I’m in no doubt that the incredible character and professionalism of the men and women of Britain’s Armed Forces will show through yet again.

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Critical effects on morale
Oct, 21, 2010

I’m watching and reading with great interest, the stories and comments about the war in Afghanistan made in the last few days – not least, those of Lord Guthrie, a former Trustee of The BFF and now a Vice President, who has made some important points.

There’s no question in my mind that the Ministry of Defence has for a considerable length of time got poor value for money, and whilst we can acknowledge it can be difficult to find new money for defence, I do find it deeply depressing how much money is wasted and misdirected within the Defence budget.

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Public support is crucial
Oct, 21, 2010

Speaking on More4 News last night, BFF Director Mark Cann, paid tribute to the thousands of people who lined the streets in Wootton Bassett, Wiltshire, to pay their respects to the eight British servicemen killed in Afghanistan.

“You can only applaud the people of Wootton Bassett for what they do and how often they’ve done it, and, thank God for them. I mean, it’s a remarkable thing – very solemn, very sad scenes – but thank goodness our returning heroes get that kind of reception.

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