2018 AWARD CATEGORIES

 Now into our 8th year the Soldiering On Awards recognises

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.

Please read the Terms and Conditions of Entry here.

Who do you know who deserves to be recognised?

Nominations are welcome from the Armed Forces Community and the general public under the categories below. (Categories 1 to 9.c)

The nominations process is now open – we look forward to hearing from you!

 

  1. Healthcare & Rehabilitation Award

In recognition of a person or team who have made a major contribution in

the treatment of ill health or injury, or provided exceptional skill and

commitment to healthcare treatment, recovery and rehabilitation of

serving and former members of the Armed Forces Community

 

  1. Family Values Award

In recognition of a person, family or group whose selfless commitment,

dedication and support for others in ensuring that they are cared for is a

shining example of Family Values

 

  1. Sporting Excellence Award

In recognition of a person or team who have overcome their

disability or injury to excel in the field of sport

 

  1. Inspiration Award

In recognition of a person or group who have overcome

significant challenges, injury or disability and whose

achievements are an inspiration to others; embodying the

spirit of Soldiering On

 

  1. Forces in Mind Trust Working Together Award

In recognition of a person, team or organisation that has

demonstrated an enduring commitment and collaborative

approach to supporting the sector within the wider community

 

  1. Animal Partnership Award

In recognition of the unique companionship and support

provided by animal partners and the achievements of

organisations who support the Armed Forces Community

 

  1. Lifetime Achievement

In recognition of of a person or group whose lifetime of

dedicated service has provided a significant contribution in

support of the Armed Forces Community

 

  1. International Award

In recognition of outstanding achievements and comradeship

demonstrated internationally, by individuals, groups or organisations in

support of the British Armed Forces Community

 

 Three new business categories in partnership with X-Forces.

 

 9.a   Business of the Year Award – Start Up

In recognition of a new business, that was started by an individual

linked with the armed forces, that has been in business for less

than two years

 

9.b Business of the Year Award – Scale Up

In recognition of a business, that was started by an individual

linked with the armed forces, that was established over two years

ago and still retains a minimum of 51% interest in the venture

 

9.c  Business of the Year Award – Community Impact

In recognition of a business, that was started up by an individual

linked with the armed forces, that has a made a real impact to the

Armed Forces Community

 

Ren Kapur, Founder & CEO, X-Forces 

Ren Kapur: “X-Forces are delighted to be partnering with the

Soldiering On Awards to recognise the enterprise

skills of the Armed Forces Community. The UK has

seen some of the most impactful entrepreneurs who

are making a real difference to the economy and others

and it is an honour to be celebrating this great talent

through these Awards.”

 

 

The People’s Choice Award

This is an award granted following a public vote. Further details of this

award are provided to all nominees of the categories above. No nominations required.

 

Outstanding Contribution Award  – Awarded at the Judges’ discretion. No nominations required.