Defence and armed forces


  1. Get a copy of military service records

    Get military service records for the army, Royal Navy, Royal Marines or RAF from 1920 - who can apply, how long it takes, cost, how to apply

  2. Financial help if you're disabled

    Financial help if you're disabled - benefits, housing costs, council tax, vehicle tax exemption, TV Licence, motability schemes, VAT relief

  3. Apply for a veterans badge or a medal

    How to apply for a medal or veterans badge - who can apply, application forms, contact details, how long it takes, replacement military medals or badges

  4. Armed forces veterans badge application form

    Fill in this form to apply for an armed forces veterans badge, including replacements.

  5. Ministry of Defence medal form

    Application form for veterans, and their families to apply for military campaign medals.

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Guidance and regulation

  1. Medals: campaigns, descriptions and eligibility
  2. United Kingdom Security Vetting
  3. Request records of deceased service personnel
  4. Armed forces pensions
  5. Prevent duty guidance
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News and communications

  1. Armistice Day - Service of Remembrance in Macedonia
  2. UK funds training on human rights for Burundian police force
  3. Millions awarded to defence firms leading fight for modern battlefield
  4. UK Forces return home after successful NATO exercise
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Research and statistics

  1. MOD common law compensation claims statistics 2017/18
  2. MOD statistics pre-release access list
  3. Forces Help to Buy Scheme quarterly statistics: 2018/19
  4. Forces Help to Buy Scheme quarterly statistics: background quality report
  5. International defence expenditure: 2018
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Policy papers and consultations

  1. Pricing guidance review 2018: Consultation on changes for 2019/20
  2. Investigatory Powers Tribunal consultation: updated rules
  3. Armed forces pension consultation regarding amendments to the Armed Forces Pension Scheme 2015
  4. Ministry of Defence: Care Leaver Covenant offer
  5. Defence diversity and inclusion strategy 2018 to 2030: A force for inclusion
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Transparency and freedom of information releases

  1. MOD exceptions to spending controls for January to December 2018
  2. MOD exceptions to spending controls for January to December 2017
  3. DSA focused review of suicides among armed forces personnel
  4. DIO procurement plan 2018
  5. Sustainable MOD annual report 2017 to 2018
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