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Mayor signs Armed Forces Covenant

Mayor of Abergavenny and Lt Col JPR Gossage
Mayor of Abergavenny and Lt Col JPR Gossage

Together with Monmouthshire County Council and the towns of Monmouth, Usk, Caldicot and Chepstow, The Mayor of Abergavenny Cllr Tony Konieczny signed the Armed Forces Covenant at a signing ceremony took place in the Council Chamber at County Hall on Thursday 16th January.

The Armed Forces Covenant represents a promise by the nation that those who serve or have served, and their families, are treated fairly.   The covenant aims to bring together the armed forces community and the civilian community on a local level, nurturing mutual understanding and raising awareness of issues faced by the armed forces.  It is a pledge that together we acknowledge and understand that those who serve or who have served in the armed forces, and their families, should be treated with fairness and respect in the communities, economy and society they serve with their lives.

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