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Dom Lovett - Stronger Together

Dom Lovett

For some of our most seriously injured veterans, the lockdown has meant overcoming complex challenges. But thanks to you, we’ve been able to help them continue to get the support they need in these uncertain times.

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James York - Our Team

James York - Our Team

James York, a counsellor from our Hidden Wounds team, explains the issues veterans are struggling with as the result of coronavirus, and how we are making sure we're still here for them.

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Sean Ivey

Sean Ivey

Throughout lockdown, regular video calls with our Hidden Wounds team helped former Marine Sean Ivey cope with the heightened impact of his Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD). “I feel more prepared now for bouts of low mood and negativity,” he says. “Without support from Help for Heroes during lockdown, I would not have got through it in the way I have.”

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Michelle Turner AFD

Michelle Turner AFD

Long before the lockdown began RAF veteran Michelle Turner knew what it was like to be isolated at home. Contracting a life-changing virus whilst deployed in Bahrain, she became afraid to leave the house.

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Jonathan Mitchell AFD

Jonathan Mitchell AFD

Currently shielding at home, former Army sergeant Jonathan ‘Mitch’ Mitchell has found recovery through the power of sport.

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Major Andy Kerr

Major Andy Kerr

Some of the men and women we’ve supported have recently stepped up to serve our nation in the fight against coronavirus. Major Andy Kerr, who is a serving soldier with the Royal Engineers, is one of them.

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Mark 'Lofty' Taylor

Mark 'Lofty' Taylor

Thanks to you, veteran Mark ‘Lofty’ Taylor recently found the strength to return to the front line - this time in the fight against coronavirus.

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Simon Bangert

Simon Bangert

Thanks to people like you, former Army veteran Simon Bangert was able to regain his strength after a long fight with Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD) took him to his lowest.

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Spencer Bull - Invictus Games

Spencer Bull - Invictus Games

Spencer served as an officer for 29 years in the Army where he completed several tours of Northern Ireland, Bosnia and Kuwait. Tragedy struck in 2005 when he was diagnosed with multiple sclerosis and by 2011 Spencer was struggling to walk.

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Jonathan Mitchell - Invictus Games

Jonathan Mitchell

The 33-year-old, who goes by the name of Mitch competed at the Invictus Games and won a powerlifting bronze in Sydney last year and has been working hard to better that this time around.

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Jonathan Platt

Jonathan Platt

Since leaving the Royal Navy, due to a back-injury, Johnathan Platt is keen to re-establish his love for playing sport.

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Mark Clougherty

Mark Clougherty

For over 15 years, former British Army corporal Mark Clougherty has been battling post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD), ever since witnessing the turmoil and tumult of the Iraq War in 2003. Withstanding setback after setback both mentally and physically for the father of three remains determined.

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