provide a formal identity card, proving former service, which is
recognised nationally with members costs offset by benefits.
- MoD has been
making empty promises to provide a proof of service card since
about 2003, but for some the requirement is now.
- We run British
Veterans essentially as a not-for-profit-organisation, taking
0% commission from discounts and covering incurred costs with
our goal is to help initiate a nationwide Veterans ID Card funded
by the government or the MoD
ex-servicemen established British Veterans back in 2003 after discussions
with the MoD and the realisation that a formal Veterans ID Card
was unlikely to be introduced in the near future – and as we saw
earlier this year, is still some way off. We felt there was a requirement
to be able to prove former service without the need for discharge
British Veterans is primarily an Identity Card proving former service,
we have sought to provide a range of benefits to members by creating
Partnerships with commercial organisations that acknowledge what
it means to be a veteran, and offer discounts.