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Pathfinder International Magazine Launches Lockdown Awards

UK military resettlement publication, Pathfinder International magazine has launched the Armed Forces Community Lockdown Awards this week.

The awards produced in association with legal firm Hugh James have been designed to celebrate the commitment, dedication and achievements of the military community during COVID19.

The awards are the beginning of the publication’s 30th year anniversary proceedings and they are split into six categories.

They are:

  • Most Outstanding Service Personnel in Lockdown (Individual) in association with Caps Lock
  • Most Outstanding Service Personnel in Lockdown (Group) in association with the Invictus Games
  • Most Outstanding Veteran in Lockdown in association with Hugh James
  • Most Outstanding Charitable Contribution or Gesture in Lockdown in association with Inzpire
  • Most Supportive Business to the Armed Forces during Lockdown in association with Angel Call Handling
  • Greatest Lockdown Achievement from the Armed Forces community in association with Pathfinder International magazine

The awards are open for anyone to nominate one or all the categories, with nominations to be sent into Pathfinder editor, Mal Robinson by Sunday February 21, 2021.

Editor, Mal Robinson added,

“We have been inundated with stories of excellent work being done by our forces and so it made sense to celebrate these achievements in what are unprecedented times by holding these predominantly online awards. I hope to see as many nominations as possible!”

The awards have been backed by various organisations, companies and bodies including Hugh James as main sponsor, Caps Lock a Cyber Security Training Programme, The Invictus Games Foundation, which was initiated by HRH Prince Harry, Inzpire – one of the fastest growing companies in UK Defence, Angel Call Handling and the Forces Pension Society.

FPS Chief Executive Neil Marshall commented

“The Forces Pension Society are delighted to support the Armed Forces Community Lockdown Awards – recognising those who have made an ‘over and above’ contribution during challenging times. We have been championing Armed Forces Pensions for 75 years and are here to offer guidance when you need it most.”

Speaking on behalf of main sponsor, Hugh James, Partner and Head of Hugh James’ military team, Simon Ellis said,

“We are delighted to be sponsoring the Hugh James Armed Forces Community Lockdown Awards and to be able to lend our support. The awards recognise the incredible service that those who are working in the Armed Forces provide us with and give them the acknowledgement they deserve.

Through our work advising and assisting military personnel with their legal issues we are continually reminded of their dedication and contribution to society and it’s fantastic to be able to recognise that commitment”

The general public and military community are invited to submit nominations by emailing Pathfinder editor Robinson at

For a full insight into the criteria for each award category please visit

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