Fighting With Pride

Published on
October 27, 2023
October 30, 2023
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Alan Mairs
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Sacro’s Veterans Mentoring Service Team Leader, Gavin, and mentor, Victoria, attended the Fighting with Pride reception at the Royal Scots Club in Edinburgh this week. They heard from the Executive Chair, Chief Executive and Scottish Operations Manager for Fighting with Pride as well as the Minister for Veterans Graeme Day and Lt Col Hugo Clark of 51 Brigade Army Engagement.

A number of other Veterans charities were represented, and Robert Aldridge Rt Hon Lord Provost of the City of Edinburgh and veterans champion was in attendance.

Fighting with Pride support LGBT+ Veterans, serving personnel and their families, particularly those who were affected by the ‘gay ban’, ultimately lifted in January 2000. Before then, thousands of LGBT+ service personnel were removed or forced from service and abandoned, after serving with pride.

The Sacro Veterans Mentoring Service is proud to have signed up for the Pride in Veterans Standard and is committed to providing inclusive and welcoming support to LGBT+ veterans and their families.

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