The Sandbag Times - Issue No:57

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The Veterans Magazine

Introduction from Suzanne Fernando

Hello everyone and welcome

to your AFVBC news.

This section will focus solely

on Veteran Breakfast Clubs

across the UK.

I’m delighted to take the reins

as your AFVBC Correspondent,

I’m looking forward to

my new role and trust these

Monthly updates will keep

everyone informed of club

news.

Send your articles and stories into

afvbc@sandbagtimes.com

The Armed Forces and Veterans

Breakfast Club’s official

monthly magazine

You will find information

attached should any of you wish to contact me regarding an

article and I look forward to hearing from you.

Suzanne Fernando

AFVBC Correspondent for the SBT

Saltcoats AFVBC

A few members of the Saltcoats Veteran

Breakfast Club recently attended

an army engagement presentation

and reception called “Your Army” at

Ayr Racecourse. The event was an

opportunity to find out a bit about the

British Army and what it has been up

to, and to ask questions of a senior

panel.

Ayreshire AFVBC

With 290 members, the Ayrshire Breakfast Club continues to grow from

strength to strength. Often heading to the local Legion for a games

afternoon once their bellies are full.

Dunoon AFVBC

Kilmarnock AFVBC

Since establishing the Kilmarnock Veteran

Breakfast Club in December, they

now have over 50 members.

Dunoon Breakfasteer, Dave Scott from the Royal Marines Association

City of Glasgow Branch recently received the Royal Marines

Freedom of Glasgow.

Freedom of the City is an honour given by a local council, for

example, to either a person (civilian) or military unit, in recognition

of their exceptional service to the City. It’s one of our oldest

surviving traditional ceremonies.

Dave can be seen in the back row, 2nd from the left.

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