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New recovery unit for our troops opens.

Army

7:40am 24th October 2011

A new recovery unit for our troops is opening at Catterick Garrison today.

Soldiers who can no longer serve on the front line will be given re-hablitation in to the community through the center.

They will recieve treatment and advice for returning to life as a civilian.

Pheonix house is a new Army-led Personnel Recovery and Assessment Centre.

It's a Defence Recovery Centre delivered in partnership with Help for Heroes and The Royal British Legion.

Interim facilities will be available to recovering personnel.

Phoenix House is one of the five Personnel Recovery Centres across the UK that form the Army Recovery Capability, which is a multi-million pound venture between the MOD, Help for Heroes and The Royal British Legion.

The first injured personnel have begun to move into the centre, based at   Munster Barracks, and facilities such as temporary residential accommodation, classrooms and catering facilities are already up and running.

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