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Who we are

Our Vision, Purpose,
Values and Behaviours

Our Vision:

To be the trusted source for independent Armed Forces Pension advice, campaigning when appropriate

Our Purpose:

Provide accurate, timely and credible technical pension advice and other services to our Members;

Represent the whole Armed Forces Community at the top tables of government in relation to Armed Forces Pensions, holding to account when necessary;

Raise awareness across the Armed Forces Community on the complexities and benefits of their Armed Forces Pension;

In order to empower our members to make the best pension choices

Our Values:

Trusted. Providing a timely, accurate and personalised service to all our members

Influential. Driving the debate and adding value at every stage

Passionate. Passionate about what we do. Empathy with everyone we represent

Collaborative. Ready and willing to work with others yet strong enough to stand alone

Our Behaviours:

Take pride in being the experts in our field – continue learning and seek to better ourselves

Communicate – honestly, openly and fully

Sustain and develop the team – be respectful, exploit our diversity and trust in one another

Work smarter – share best practice and embrace change

Focus on the Member – always with compassion, professionalism and honesty

Our word is our bond – we do what we say

What we are

The not-for-profit military
pension watchdog

The Forces Pension Society is an independent, not-for-profit organisation
that acts as the pension watchdog for the entire military community.

What we do

Pension advisory service

Our pension advisory service empowers members to make better informed decisions.


Campaigning is at the very heart of the Society’s ethos, history and reputation.


Our group briefings help serving members of the Armed Forces better understand their pension.


We keep our community informed with a constant flow of topical Armed Forces Pension related news and content.

What our members say


“Many thanks for the email and the extremely comprehensive response. It has been invaluable.”


“Thank you”

“Thank you for your time and advice, would you also pass on my thanks to those who come out and give briefings at unit level as it was them who planted the seeds.”

Roadshow attendee

“All very clear”

“Thank you for this information. It has made it all very clear; unlike anything the MOD has to offer!”


“Superb service”

“Thanks for being so helpful and providing a superb service – I will continue to sing the praises of the Forces Pension Society.”



“I learnt a great deal and I am very grateful that you have been able to go over and double-check the figures for me. I feel most reassured.”


“Very comprehensive answers”

“I have been spreading the word about the great work you and the Team do and hope you have a few new members as a result.”

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