Member´s AreaDefence Forces Member's Area<!-- Vimeo Video -->Updated: 04 JUNE 2020- Chief Of Staff address to Óglaigh na hÉireann RE COVID-19Chief of Staff's Message 'To the Men and Women of Óglaigh an hÉireann' 14 JULY 2020IMPORTANT Information on COVID-19Internal Announcements for DF Members2019 Defence Forces Values Champions AnnouncedTraining Announcements and UpdatesTrainee Technician Scheme Now Open for applicationsInformation Booklet on Trainee Technician SchemeReturning To Work Guidance DocumentsNEW Training Instruction - Training in a Covid 19 EnviornmentNEW TI 03/2020 Training in a Covid 19 Enviornment SummaryNEW DF Guidance on workspaces/shared facilities/accommodationNEW DF Guidance on workspaces/shared facilities/accommodation SummaryDefence Forces Press Statements and Internal Messaging02 April 2020 - Information on DF Training Courses UPDATE: State Ceremonial Events 21 Apr 2020Important Message to An Cosantoir SubscribersInformation on Service UndertakingsA Message from DF VeteransFOCNS - Video Address to Naval PersonnelOnline Access to DF Physio AssistanceDF Physio Virtual ClinicsAdvice on keeping Active Advice on Maintaining a Safe WorkstationInformation for ex soldiers who wish to re-enlistPermission to Leave the State - 24 JunePress StatementsStatement COVID-19 12 March 2020Statement on Helicopter door 21 May 2020Statement of UNIFIL Rotation 22 May 2020SOPs & Tac AidesSOP for Sick ParadeSoldier's CardSOP for Troops Deploying and Returning from Overseas Soldier's Card for those Deploying/Returning to/from OverseasGuidance on Reusable Barrier Face Masks DF Podcast - Series 1Episode 1. Looking After Your Mental Health - with Comdt Dorota O'BrienEpisode 2. LÉ James Joyce in the Fight Against COVID-19 - with Lt Cmdr Mike BrunicardiEpisode 3. The Sniper - with Sgt Karl JohnsonEpisode 4. The Air Corps Cadetship - with Lt Niall DunganEpisode 5. The Army Cadetship - with Capt Grainne KenneallyEpisode 6. The Naval Service Cadetship - with Lt Paul O'BrienEpisode 7. The Cavalry Corps - with Sgt Larry HavensEpisode 8. The Military Diver - with L/S Ryan CarrollEpisode 9. The Air Corps - with Capt Eugene MohanEpisode 10. 26 Years of Service - with CS Sandra Murphy, Sgt Rena Kennedy and Sgt Leona Walsh DF Podcast - Season 2Episode 1. From Dundalk to Lebanon - with Sgt Rico LucchesiEpisode 2. Recruit Training in the Naval Service - with L/S Katie O' LearyEpisode 3. The Ordnance Corps - with EOD OfficerEpisode 4. SERE Training - With Capt Barry JonesInstructional VideosBest Practice in the Workplace and at HomePt.1 - How to Stop the Spread of COVID-19 Pt.2 - Minimal Contact with Shared Surfaces Pt.3 - Social Distancing in the WorkplacePt.4 - Tips on Hosting Meetings Pt.5 - Mental Health Practical AdviceAB Wipes InstructionAB Wipes Skin UseAB Wipes Surface UsePPE InstructionHow to Donn Defence Forces PPE - Level 3 Doffing of Defence Forces PPE - Level 3 Health & Fitness during QuarantineExercise at Home with the DFPESDefence Forces Documents on COVID - 19FAQs for DF Members on COVID - 19Hand Hygiene PosterGuidance for DF members on use of PPEHealth Service Executive (HSE) Public Information and AdviceHSE Information on COVID - 19Department of Health Press Statement 12 March 2020COVID-19 Public Health Info and Advice by The Department of HealthFAQs for General Public on COVID-19Government Action Plan on Covid-19Government Launch "Community Call" Phase 3 - Government Re-Phasing Roadmap on June 29thPersonal and Family InformationMental Health and WellbeingWorld Suicide Prevention DayConcerned about suicide? Step by Step GuideHow to Manage and Reduce Stress How to Live with and Cope with AnxietyGrieving in Exceptional TimesINSPIRE Hub Login Information 12 May Update for families on access to INSPIREYOUR Mental health during Covid-19Situational Anxiety toolkit Covid-19Coping with Covid-19 AnxietyPSS Covid Anxiety PosterPSS Going Home ChecklistFREE Stress Control ProgrammeResilience During Covid-19Inspire Counselling for families extended to Dec 2020Financial ConsiderationsInformation on Pandemic Support PaymentInformation for Families Renting PropertyRecent Government Releases on COVID Initiatives25 March FAQ's re Income Support26 March Message from ANSACUpdate 27 April - Info on school transport refund/NCT/Driver's LicencesHelping Children CopeTalking to children about Covid-19Helping Children Cope with StressCoping with Death for ChildrenHelping Teenagers Cope with DeathInformation on State ExamsGrieving in exceptional times General InformationUpdate on Social Isolation and Child Care AdviceMore information for Defence Forces Families (PSS)Important Contacts and ReferencesGoing Home ChecklistGovernment Support and AdviceInformation on events for Pride 2020Defence Forces Chaplaincy ServiceA Thought From Your Chaplaincy Service Member's AreaThe Defence Forces member's area allows serving personnel access to information of general interest to them during or after duty hours. It is targeted, in particular, at junior enlisted personnel who do not have access to email and the internal Defence Forces information portal.This member's area is one of several Defence Forces communication channels aimed at improving internal communications across the Defence Forces. Its aim is to make sure that serving personnel are communicated with in order to ensure that our people feel valued, listened to and have a common purpose.Public Relations Branch Internal Communications Team are happy to receive feedback on how to improve the member's area.Send your suggestions to email@example.comThe Chief of Staff's MessageCOS Message to DF Members 14 JULY 2020Internal Communication Digest (ICD)September 2019 Issue of ICDOctober 2019 Issue of ICDNovember 2019 Issue of ICDDecember 2019 Issue of ICDFebruary 2020 Issue of ICDDefence Forces Newsletter - CONNECTDefence Forces Newsletter for March 2019Defence Forces Newsletter for August 2019Defence Forces Newsletter for October 2019Defence Forces Newsletter for February 2019Defence Forces Newsletter/Posters/CircularsCONNECT A2 Centerpiece Poster October 2019Defence Forces Social NoticesDefence Forces Values Award 2018 WinnersDefence Forces Values Award 2019 WinnersSynopsis of 2019 DF Values ChampionsDefence Forces Training Courses (Information)Trainee Technician Scheme 2020Defence Forces Information CircularReport of the PSPC (PDF)Summary Bulletin of the PSPC (PDF)DF Social Media Policy (PDF) Representative Organisation Publications PDFORRA APPDefence Forces Daily Media BooksWe have listed the current week's Defence Forces Press Books. The Press Books are a collection of articles from the current week's National Newspapers, Websites, and other Media sources.Defence Forces Media LinksDefence Forces YouTube ChannelDefence Forces Flicker Channel RELATED LINKJTF 'FORTITUDE'The JTF provides, within means and capabilities, Aid to the Civil Authorities (ATCA) support to government departments and agencies (with priority to the Dept of Health and HSE), by providing personnel and equipment to a range of requests for support.