Forward Assist Trustee Lynn Puga, Women Veterans Lead Paula Edwards and Veteran Lisa Gordon travelled to London to be presented with the Ministry of Defence, Employer Recognition Scheme Gold Award at Lancaster House. Forward Assist are one of only two service charities to be given the award since the scheme was established in 2013.
Paula Edwards said;
“We were delighted to meet Prince Edward the Earl of Wessex and Secretary of State for Defence, the RT Hon Gavin Williamson CBE. It was a magical night and we are so proud to see the groundbreaking work of Forward Assist and the veterans we support recognised in this way. A big thank you to everyone that helped make us feel so welcome “