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Armed Forces Pension

The Queen is ravishing in cornflower blue as she joins the Countess of Wessex and racegoers in bold brights and floral frocks for a fourth day of racing at Royal Ascot

Veterans: A group of crimson coated Chelsea pensioners pose with current members of the Armed Forces outside the Royal Enclosure at Ascot


Housing professionals must do more to help ex-armed forces find stability

A quarter of former military staff seeking help have difficulties with accommodation, which can thwart attempts to treat common mental health conditions, says Mike True

Immigration crackdown, boosts for business, help for pensioners and High Speed rail unveiled in Queen's Speech to 'fire up' Britain

Dramatic: The Queen and the Duke of Edinburgh walk up the stairs towards the House of Lords flanked by the Armed Forces


After holding a hunger strike outside the Indian embassy in London on Vijay Diwas marking the Kargil victory on July 26, Punjabi NRIs are planning a worldwide campaign to press for the implementation of one rank one pension (OROP) for retired armed forces personnel from mid-August.

The Jubilee Muster of Ma'am's troops: Three Armed Forces march through Windsor as RAF jets conduct awesome flypast tribute

Old soldiers in the red uniforms of the Chelsea Pensioners stand to attention as sailors from the Royal Navy parade by them.


The Queen leads Remembrance Sunday service honouring war dead – in pictures

The monarch, senior politicians and representatives from the armed forces pay tribute at the annual service of remembrance at the Cenotaph on Whitehall in London

The Royal Hospital Chelsea is the home of the famous Chelsea pensioners, retirees who have...

Greek profligacy, pensions and perks cost nation dear

Arcane legislation for special interest groups, including the armed forces and those who held hazardous jobs, meant that pensions could be had as early as 45. The daughters of deceased army officers could claim their father's pension for a lifetime if they remained unmarried; a hairdresser working with "dangerous" chemicals could receive pensions by the age of 50; a policeman on the beat could leave his job all expenses paid at the age of 45.

No TDS on Disability Pension to Armed Forces Personnel -