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Tuesday, 8 May 2018

Veterans' Badge & Medals

You can get an Armed Forces Veterans badge if you’ve served in any of the UK armed forces - there’s no fee.

You can apply if you were in the:
Army 
Royal Navy 
Royal Marines 
Royal Air Force (RAF) 
volunteer or regular reserves 

You can’t apply if you:
Served in the armed forces of another country 
Served alongside the UK armed forces, for example in the Canadian Navy or Royal Australian Air Force

    You’ll usually get your veterans badge within 6 to 8 weeks of applying.

    You can also apply for a medal if you’re eligible. 
    For information on how to apply for a Veterans Badge,