Head Office

A Smile from ‘The Oldies’ to the ‘Young Uns’

The annual Support our Soldiers Troops’ Christmas Parcel Appeal is well underway and making their annual contributions on Thursday 12th November were the residents and staff of Panrock and Bradan Road Sheltered Housing Units in Troon. The South Ayrshire Sheltered Housing Units have supported SoS Read More

trustee visit to RAF Scampton

RAF SCAMPTON – HOME OF THE RED ARROWS The trustees had the privilege and pleasure of visiting RAF Scampton this weekend at the invitation of  Trustee, Stn Warrant Officer Gareth Davies, who hosted our first Trustees Meeting of 2015. Gareth and his staff couldn’t have 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

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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‘Tunnocks Crosses the Miles with Smiles’

Air Traffic Controllers in Oman benefitted from the continuing generosity of Tunnocks of Uddingston, as they tucked into some caramel wafers which were part of a recent consignment for overseas troops, which is part of the ongoing support provided by the company to ‘SOS’.   SAC Read More

Manchester Fun Run

Louise Dyson Asst AC South Pennines(Glossop&Tameside) & friend Tom Mulcahey preparing for Manchester Fun Run Louise ‘in recovery’ Finishers’ Medal “Louise Dyson, Asst AC South Pennines (Glossop & Tameside) , along with friend Tom Mulcahey , ‘ran the race’ for SOS  in the  recent Manchester BUPA Read More

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Sponsored Walk of Hadrian’s Wall

In June 2013, young William Brummette(15) of London, along with his parents, Donna & Jeff, and  friends undertook a sponsored walk of Hadrian’s Wall principally to kickstart his special project to attain his Eagle Scout Badge (US equivalent of our Queens Scout Badge) to  raise funds for our Read More

Gareth Davies

GARETH RUNS A MARATHON

On Sunday 13th April, Flt Sgt Gareth Davies, Brize Norton chief PTI, will be undertaking the 26 miles of the London Marathon on SOS’s behalf. Gareth is an inspirational and committed supporter of the charity. Please show your support by visiting his just giving page. www.justgiving.com/gazrunsagain or Read More

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IRN BRU & TUNNOCKS ‘HIT THE SPOT’

In November, I was approached by the Scottish Parliament to help get a bulk donation (2 pallets!!) of Irn Bru and caramel wafers they had requested from Barrs & Tunnocks, out to the frontline. Both companies have been conscientious supporters since SOS’ inception and thanks Read More