Posts bySandra Davey


SWO Gareth Davies, RAF Scampton, but formerly of RAF Brize Norton , during his time there, assisted by Emily Morgan the gymnasium cleaner, organised a Tandem Skydive with the RAF Falcons in July( ….report below) and a sponsored ‘Turkey Trot’ at BZN before Christmas. Both Read More


September 30th saw the handover of a cheque for £20,000 from SOS to Hounds for Heroes to sponsor our first Assistance Dog for an injured veteran. With the drawdown of troops from Afghanistan, we had a surplus of funds from donations and fundraising so trustees Read More

Gloucester Letters

Dear Nickie Our son was away and received one of your wonderful Boxes. He is home for R and R at the moment and has showed us  your letter. When he contacted us on Christmas Day. He said he had a fun filled Day and Read More

Head Office Letters

“THANKS FROM SIERRA LEONE” Received today from 1 Scots: “Dear Agnes On behalf of the soldiers of 1 Scots, deployed on Op Gritrock in FOB Kombia, I would like to thank you for the boxes we received. It’s amazing how great Irn Bru tastes after Read More

Cumbria Letters

Dear Ryan, Thank you and all the other people in ‘SOS’ for sending all of us Christmas boxes last year.  I received mine on Christmas morning along with the other British personnel out here in Kabul.  It was a nice surprise to open a box full Read More



For our Service men and women away from home this Christmas. On Christmas Day at 2pm Support Our Soldiers invite you to join with them once again and to light ‘A Christmas Candle of Hope’.    

Christmas Parcel Update

With the drawdown of troops from Afghanistan, numbers remaining in a mentoring capacity are greatly reduced therefore,  it follows that the parcel requirement for Christmas this year, but still including those at other overseas locations,  is substantially  reduced.  With that in mind, we will have Read More

Hounds for Heroes

Assistance dogs for veterans

NEWS UPDATE Assistance Dogs for Veterans SOS & ‘Hounds for Heroes’ With the drawdown of troops from Afghanistan  taking place, the parcel requirement will reduce, though not cease altogether. There will still be some troops retained on mentoring duties and others at various locations overseas, Read More

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Total Warrior

Update on Total Warrior……………..A fantastic day was had by all, despite the awful weather,  the course as completed and they’ve already signed up for next year!!! Well done all of you! Total warrior takes place this Saturday at Shap Village, near Penrith Cumbria. It’s a Read More

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Over 300 members of the North East branch of the ‘Badlanders Motorcycle Club’ roared into town at Bents Park, South Shields, on 22 June in support of our troops for Armed Forces Day. The sixth annual Families’ Fun Day, organised by the ‘Badlanders’ helped by Read More