independent professional staff association for UK forces personnel

Jan 2018

10 - Former BAFF Chairman Douglas Young was interviewed on the BBC's Good Morning Scotland programme about the new "inclusive" Army adverts.

Young was also interviewed about this on STV's Scotland Tonight programme, in discussion with ex Royal Marine medic Cpl Cassidy Little, who lost a leg in Afghanistan in 2011.

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BAFF has a new opportunity to extend the benefits and services available to its full members. Along with sensible effective representation, access to relevant benefits and services was one of the aims for which BAFF was set up by serving and veteran personnel.

Any new services would be in addition to existing services, which as of Dec 2017 consist of:

These services, provided directly to the member by a firm of solicitors, remain available and are accessed by selecting the appropriate option in the BAFF contact form after logging in as a current subscribing member.

Read more: Legal benefits for BAFF full members

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