Nominations for the 2020 Soldiering On Awards are now closed.
Thank you to everyone who has taken the time to nominate. Finalists will be announced in the new year.
2020 is our 10th anniversary of the Soldiering On Awards designed to honour and recognise many truly inspirational people and teams; highlighting the outstanding achievements of current and former service men and women, their families and all those who support the Armed Forces Community.
For your info, these are the categories that our judging panel will be considering…
Honouring a person, family or group whose selfless commitment, dedication and support for others in the Armed Forces Community ensures that they are cared for, supported or helped. This selfless act is therefore a shining example to society and should be recognised.
Honouring a person, team or organisation that has demonstrated an enduring commitment and a collaborative approach, engaging with external organisations to support the sector within the wider community.
Recognising excellence in the provision of vocational education, training or skills in support of preparatory, ongoing or transitional development for members of the wider Armed Forces Community.
Honouring a person or team that has demonstrated a major commitment and contribution in support of the physical or mental welfare of serving or former members of the armed forces community. This may be through healthcare, therapeutic treatment or rehabilitation services and support.
Honouring a person or team that has overcome challenges, inspired others and demonstrated outstanding achievement in the field of sport.
– sponsored by NatWest
Honouring a person or group that has overcome significant challenges, injury or disability, and whose ongoing or past outstanding achievements are an inspiration to others.
Honouring the unique relationships and companionship provided by animals, and/or the achievements of individuals or organisations engaged with animals that support and/or empower members of the Armed Forces Community.
Recognising the commitment and achievements of individuals and organisations in achieving greater diversity and inclusion throughout the Armed Forces Community.
Honouring a person or group whose lifetime of dedicated service has provided a significant contribution in support of the Armed Forces Community.
Honouring a new business that was started by an individual linked with the armed forces who still retains a minimum of 51% interest in the venture, and that has been in business for less than two years (after 1 Oct 2017).
– sponsored by The London Stock Exchange
Honouring a business that was established over two years ago (before 1 Oct 2017), started by an individual linked with the armed forces who still retains a minimum of 51% interest in the venture.
Honouring a business that was started up by an individual linked with the armed forces, that has a made a real impact within the Armed Forces Community.
13 People’s Choice Award – sponsored by Oracle
Selected by the Independent Judging Panel from the nominations across all Award categories, to represent the diversity and capture the spirit of the Armed Forces Community’s Soldiering On Awards.