Mallorca playing a vital role in helping wounded British veterans fight to make the very best of life
An average of 22 British military veterans either attempt to or commit suicide every day in the United Kingdom.
I know scores of wounded UK military veterans who would jump at the chance to help.
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Members of the armed forces who saw action in The Falklands, Northern Ireland and Gulf 91 will be arriving on the island at the end of this month.
The third and final group of physically or mentally wounded British military veterans have been enjoying some well-earned rest and recuperation in Majorca this week.
For the seventh year running the Not Forgotten Association has been bringing groups of British forces veterans to Majorca.
"I was hit twice in the stomach, once in the side and then blown up by a hand grenade."
"I was happy to have taken it. Could have been a mate."
Two groups of British servicemen and women who have been wounded on active service will be arriving on the island with their partners for a week’s holiday.
"A few years back, there did seem to be a bit of apathy towards the armed forces. However, over the past few years, on Remembrance Day, we have noticed the number of the general public coming out to support us grow significantly."
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