IUNVA  |  Honouring Caring Remembering

A Soldier

    I was one of those that others did not dare to be                                                                                                                                                                   
    I went where others feared to go
    And did what others failed to do                                         

    I asked nothing from those who gave nothing
    And reluctantly accepted the thought of eternal loneliness
    ...Should I fail

   I have seen the face of terror
   Felt the sting of fear
   And enjoyed the sweet taste of a moment's love

   I have cried, pained and hoped
   But most of all I have lived times
   That others would say are best forgotten

   At least now today
   I am able to say

  That I am proud of what I was

            .......A SOLDIER

A problem shared can be a problem solved

 Members of IUNVA or ex-soldiers who are experiencing problems due to domestic circumstances, depression and anxiety, suicidal thoughts or actions, financial difficulties or medical conditions can contact IUNVA for advice or assistance.  This will be treated in a very professional and confidential manner and details will not be disclosed or discussed outside the role of Welfare Officer.  You may not like to approach your Post Welfare Officer for personal reasons; you can contact the National Welfare Officer HQ IUNVA or a member of National Executive Committee whom you may know.  These details will not be communicated or discussed with your Post they will be dealt with at HQ level. Your case will be treated with high standards to ensure the privacy and confidentiality of that information, strictly in accordance with the data protection acts, 1988 and 2003.  If you have a problem do NOT hesitate to make contact.

Contact IUNVA

Arbour House 
Mount Temple Road
Dublin 7 

T: +353(0)1-6791262
E: iunvahq@eircom.net

 

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