Thursday, 30 October 2014

HASC Phone Line Closure

The HASC phone lines have been suspended until Monday morning (3 November). This is due to the responsibility for the allocation of Service Families Accommodation transferring from... More information. If you are using a MOBILE DEVICE please use this link

Wednesday, 29 October 2014

School absence guidance issued by head teachers' union

New guidance for head teachers in England, on the situations in which pupils can be given time off during term time, have been drawn up. The evidence you shared with us helped to collectively make a difference. Guidance includes... More information. If you are using a MOBILE DEVICE please use this link

UK military air traffic management deal

A MOD contract to update and sustain military air traffic management – expected to save the taxpayer up to £1 billion – has been agreed. AQUILA, a joint venture between... More information. If you are using a MOBILE DEVICE please use this link

Tuesday, 28 October 2014

Tesco pledges support for UK Armed Forces

The retail giant joins over 300 other high street names, including Barclays, BT and Liverpool FC, to publicly pledge its support to serving personnel, veterans, reservists and their families. The Corporate Covenant is a positive way for business to show their support, offering exclusive... More information. If you are using a MOBILE DEVICE please use this link

MoD set to order its first production batch of Lightning II combat aircraft

Defence Secretary Michael Fallon today announced that the Ministry of Defence (MOD) has reached agreement in principle on an order for the first production batch of four Lightning II stealth combat aircraft – which will... More information. If you are using a MOBILE DEVICE please use this link

Monday, 27 October 2014

Poignant ceremony marks end of UK combat operations in Helmand Province

UK Armed Forces have ended combat operations in Helmand Province, paving the way for the final transfer of security to the Afghan National Security Forces (ANSF). As they have on the battlefield, British troops stood... More information. If you are using a MOBILE DEVICE please use this link

Friday, 24 October 2014

Introduction of Combined Accommodation Assessment System for SFA

A Written Statement to Parliament by the Minister for Defence Personnel, Welfare and Veterans has been presented to Parliament today about the introduction of a Combined Accommodation Assessment System (CAAS) for Service Family Accommodation. The Combined Accommodation Assessment System (CAAS) is planned to replace the current Four Tier Grading (4TG) system for all SFA from... More information. If you are using a MOBILE DEVICE please use this link