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Signing of the Isle of Man Armed Forces Community Covenant

Saturday, 03 December 2016 16:41

His Worship the Mayor of Douglas Councillor John Skinner JP has signed The Isle of Man Armed Forces Community Covenant on behalf of Douglas Borough Council to demonstrate the local authority’s support for the Island’s armed forces community.


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The Covenant is an official declaration of the Island’s recognition of and support for Isle of Man residents who serve or have served in the British Armed Forces.


The Covenant seeks to ensure the Island’s military veterans and active personnel are not disadvantaged by their service.


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The occasion provided the Mayor and the Mayoress Mrs Gill Skinner with an opportunity to meet with reservists at the Army Reserve Centre in Lord Street, Douglas.