Tuesday, 19 February 2013

Questions (599)

Regina Doherty

Question:

599. Deputy Regina Doherty asked the Minister for Defence if pre-retirement programmes and or advice and support are given to members of the Defence Forces prior to their retirement; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [8417/13]

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Written answers (Question to Defence)

I am advised by the military authorities that a Pre-Retirement Briefing Package is offered to Defence Forces personnel who are due to retire, or are considering retirement, to assist with their transition to civilian life. The Pre-Retirement Briefings Package is available to Defence Forces personnel of all ranks.