The new memorial to the conflicts in Iraq and Afghanistan recognises the contributions of all those who took part, both military and civilian.
Armed forces reserves
Ministry of Defence Permanent Secretary Stephen Lovegrove looks at how civil servants are supporting the Armed Forces Covenant.
The Reserves Experience is taking to the road again this autumn, starting in the North East of England.
A new film introduced by the Chief Executive of the Civil Service highlights the opportunities and benefits that Reserve service offers.
MOD Permanent Secretary Jon Thompson writes about the Armed Forces Covenant, and how the nation supports its serving armed forces and veterans.
Civil servants in Scotland can find out how joining the Reserves could benefit their day job by visiting the Reserves Experience in Edinburgh and Glasgow later this month. Read what the events have in store.
Civil servants in the North West can find out how joining the Reserves could benefit their day job by visiting the Reserves Experience in Manchester on 15 October. Read what the event has in store.
As the Reserves Experience rolls out across the country, civil servants - and their line managers - tell how the skills gained in the Reserves have benefited their Civil Service careers.
Lesley Woods is one of many who testify that skills gained in the Reserves have benefited their Civil Service career. Find out more as the Reserves Experience event continues its tour of the country this autumn.
Dave Stockton tells how he has successfully transferred skills from his service with the RAF Reserves to his day job at HMRC.