Disabled veteran takes on swimming challenge for Armed Forces charity

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Posted Monday, August 12, 2019 - 6:21pm

A local disabled veteran from Exeter has raised £2,800 for SSAFA, the Armed Forces charity through a swimming challenge at the Mercure Hotel in Exeter.

Tony Cox served in the Royal Army Ordnance Corps for 5 years, but after leaving the service he suffered from complex health and mobility issues that took their toll on both his work and personal life.

On Friday 26th July, Tony completed a swim of 500 lengths, a total distance of 7.5 kilometres, for SSAFA, the Armed Forces charity. 

Tony has raised has an amazing £2,800 for SSAFA, the Armed Forces charity. If you would like to support Tony, please follow justgiving.com/fundraising/t-cox-ssafaswim

If you would like to find out more about SSAFA Devon, please contact the branch on 01392 254 611.

SSAFA, the Armed Forces charity, provides lifelong support to anyone who is currently serving or has ever served in the forces, and their families. This includes both regulars and reserves.