The finalists for each category in the 2019 Soldiering On Awards, celebrating the best of the Armed Forces Community, have been announed…

The Awards President, General the Lord Dannatt and his Vice-President Debra Allcock-Tyler led a distinguished panel of judges as they had to choose from an outstanding field of nominations, with twice as many submissions being received than the previous year.

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Two of the categories, the People’s Choice Award sponsored by Thales and Pets at Home Animal Partnership Award, will be decided by a Public Vote, which will open at 20.00 on the 13th February. Voting will take place at www.soldieringon.org

The 2019 Awards include two new award categories: The Defence Inclusivity Award and the Education, Training and Development Award. There are also a number of individuals and organisations who have been selected for Special Commendation.

Awards President and Head of the Judging Panel, General the Lord Dannatt, said: “The 2019 Soldiering On Awards Finalists represent the wonderful work of the Armed Forces and all that they stand for. The Awards recognise those who have gone above and beyond what was required, time and again, an ethos learned for many of our Finalists in the service of their country.