Definition of covenant
1. a usually formal, solemn, and binding agreement
2. a written agreement or promise usually under seal between two or more parties especially for the performance of some action
The Armed Forces Covenant is a promise from the nation that those who serve or have served in the armed forces, and their families, are treated fairly.*
"To those who proudly protect our nation, who do so with honour, courage, and commitment, the Armed Forces Covenant is the nation's commitment to you.
It is a pledge that together we acknowledge and understand that those who serve or who have served in the armed forces, and their families, should be treated with fairness and respect in the communities, economy and society they serve with their lives.
The Armed Forces Covenant is a promise by the nation that those who serve or have served in the Armed Forces, and their families, should be treated fairly and should not face disadvantages when seeking to access public or private goods and services in the UK."**
*Sourced from https://www.gov.uk/government/collections/armed-forces-covenant-supporting-information
**Sourced from armedforcescovenant.gov.uk/about/
We at Brampton Parish Council support and will endeavour to uphold the principles of the Armed Forces Covenant #forourforces
You can view the full, signed covenant below.