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Magazine Article for Direct Transitioning Help (DTH)

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I was recently approached by Gemma Gardner, the founder of not-for-profit organisation, Direct Transitioning Help (DTH). DTH does fantastic work in helping military service personnel to prepare and plan for transition out of the armed forces, and into civilian life. Gemma asked me to produce an article for publication on a leading armed forces website. The brief was to produce an overview of DTH – including some background information about the organisation, as well as the exciting plans Gemma and her team have for the future.


Sergeant Gemma Gardner enjoyed a successful career in the army, earning a decent wage and living in a comfortable house with her family. In 2014, everything changed. After 15 years of service, Gemma was discharged from the army on medical grounds. Unable to walk without assistance, and in severe pain, Gemma found that the life she had built began to disappear.


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