Sunderland veterans are being urged to come along to an exhibition to get advice on jobs, isolation and health.
The first ever Armed Forces and Veterans Resettlement Expo is kicking off at St. James’ Park.
A host of exhibitors and specialists will be on hand to discuss a range of topics.
Pathfinder International Magazine Editor Mal Robinson says there’s thousand of veterans in Sunderland.
There’s 28 thousand registered as veterans in Sunderland.
Mal says it’s a big deal for those attempting to returning to civvy street.
BAE System’s are leading on the Armed Forces and Veterans Resettlement Expo in Newcastle.
And Mal explains how veterans aren’t just elderly former military personnel.
Mal also points out it’s not just the retiring soldiers who need help.
Find out more about the event here.