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I am attempting the Black Dragon Challenge for National Gulf Veterans and Families Association because I want to raise money for the NGVFA charity

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  • Team members: Ioan Perkins
  • Event: Black Dragon Challenge, 06 Apr 2019

National Gulf Veterans and Families Association

The NGVFA is a UK charity supporting those affected by the 90-91 and 03-09 Gulf/Iraq conflicts, and the ongoing conflict in Afghanistan. Providing hands-on welfare support to veterans and their families including; counselling, tribunal representation, a respite break, and 24 freephone helpline.

Charity Registration No. 1074867

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I have decided to attempt the Black Dragon Challenge (https://www.ldwa.org.uk/challenge_events/show_event.php?event_id=20740 ) to raise money for the National Gulf Veterans and Families Association.They are the only charity in the UK that specifically help service men and women suffering both physical and mental illness following deployment in either Iraq or Afghanistan.

After becoming ill on my second and third tours of Iraq, my list of health issues has grown in numbers over the last 13 years, from chronic headaches and migraines, pain from head to toe, insomnia, dizziness, nausea, now Fybromyalgia, all of which led to serious bouts of depression. I now also have bulging discs in 5 vertebrae, 3 in my neck and 2 in my lower back, needless to say, training for this is extremely hard but I am determined to try and succeed for such a good cause.

Here is the link to find out more about the charity :

http://www.ngvfa.org.uk/

I have set a high total to aim for with only a short time to the event, but any help is appreciated.

Many Thanks

Pabs





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