The British Cold War Veterans are pleased that the Independent Chairperson of the Government Medal Review; Sir John Holmes has agreed to meet with representatives of our organisation to consider a formal submission for a British Cold War Medal.
RAF Squadron Leader (Rtd) Paul Tofi and former RAF Policeman Andy Davies will represent the BCWV and make the submission.
The meeting will take place on Wednesday 13th June at 3pm.
Welcome to the British Cold War Veterans website
British Cold War
Veterans are those people who served in HM armed forces (Regular and Reserve)
during the Cold War (1945 – 1991), a period which has been described as the
‘most dangerous time ever in world history’ when the powers of both East and
West squared up militarily taking everyone to the brink of global
It was a ‘war’, often
fought covertly and in secret, but one in which the men and women of Great
Britain’s armed forces, who served during this period, were in a constant state
of readiness for what was seen as being mankind’s final conflict.
The freedom which this
country and the Western world enjoyed throughout this time owes much to the men
and women of Britain’s armed forces who stepped forward ready to defend with
their lives if necessary, its values and democracy. They served at home, in
Europe, with NATO, and many other parts of the world, but they served with
Applications are now
invited for membership
Dedicated song for CWV's and Veterans in
general. Taken from the REME Past and Present forum. Tune and lyrics by
Malcolm Farrel, ex Boy of Arborfield AAS and a REME Craftsman.