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The Wright move! One man’s successful  cross-border  resettlement
The Wright move! One man’s successful cross-border resettlement
COVER STORY
Being based in Germany – and wanting to stay there – former WO2 Ian Wright found making the transition from military to civilian life a tougher than usual proposition, but his meticulous planning of his resettlement paid off and has seen him carve out a successful new life in his adopted country. His story has some useful pointers for others who might find themselves in a similar position …
A walk  on the  Wild side
A walk on the Wild side
COVER STORY
Former frontline medic, Francesca Burrows, served in the Army for 12 years and was awarded the DZ Award for Bravery* during her tour of Afghanistan. She left the Services in 2016 and has found a way of transferring her unique experiences to a new role delivering first aid and leadership training programmes with Call of the Wild, one of the UK’s most innovative training companies …
The perfect match
The perfect match
COVER STORY
Take one man’s flair and passion for rugby, add it to his skills in kit design and marketing, and what have you got? A pitch-perfect combination that has seen former Royal Signals SNCO Bob Lovell launch his own bespoke sportswear range – and it’s going from strength to strength
Future perfect!
Future perfect!
COVER STORY
WO Dean Wood served in the RAF for more than 38 years, spending most of his time on the front line. Now a management consultant, with a side-line as partner in a mobile bar business, he is keen to share his resettlement experience with Quest readers – the motivation behind his decisions, the projects he’s become involved in outside the military, his continuing aspirations … and, above all, the importance of meticulous step-by-step planning in achieving precisely the desired outcome
A successful new career – engineered!
A successful new career – engineered!
COVER STORY
Wanting to take his electrical engineering career in a different direction, former RAF Chief Tech Michael Harney hung up his uniform for the final time last September and is now working as a reliability maintenance engineering technician for the largest internet consumer company in world. He tells us how he planned his route and has plenty of sound advice for Quest readers too!
Fit for purpose!
Fit for purpose!
COVER STORY
With a host of transferable skills from his Forces training, a burning desire to break out on his own and the support of some very valuable mentors, ex-RAF Aerosystems Engineering Officer David Smith found himself well equipped to step out into civvy street as the owner of his own gym, CrossFit Spitfire
Drive to succeed!
Drive to succeed!
COVER STORY
Former Naval Seaman Neil Rankin may have swapped one uniform for another, but he’s still working hard to serve his fellow countrymen.

Training See all

Wiltshire College | Health & Safety
Wiltshire College works closely with local and regional employers in and around the South West, delivering a wide range of professional and vocational qualifications. As a provider of work-based learning programmes and bespoke training packages for business, our courses are all designed to enhance the skills sets of your employees, adding to their continual professional development.
South West
International Compliance Training | Banking & Finance
Provider of ICA’s internationally recognised professional qualifications in anti money laundering; governance risk and compliance and financial crime prevention
International, Nationwide

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The Haberdashers’ Aske’s Boys’ School -  Sports Centre and Swimming Pool Assistant | Schools Support StaffSports / Fitness & Leisure
Working on behalf of the Estate and PE Department under the direction of the Sports Centre Manager the Sports Centre and Swimming Pool Assistants will assist in running and maintaining the Sports Centre facility and equipment, provide reception and booking functions, assist with the organisation and staffing for key events, act as a swimming coach for learner swimmers and part of a lifeguard team for other swimming events.
The Haberdashers’ Aske’s Boys’ School

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University of Hull | Health & Safety
Founded in 1927, the University of Hull has been changing the way people think for 90 years. As England’s 14th-oldest university, we have a proud heritage of academic excellence, and a history of creating and inspiring life-changing research.
Yorkshire and Humber
Anglia Ruskin University | Distance Learning
The first university in the United Kingdom to offer a fully globalised curriculum developed in collaboration with key institutions in India, Australia and United States. Our unique distance learning MSc course can be accessed worldwide and takes a global perspective of civilian and military veteran and family well-being
International