Tom is a veteran, actor who has 26 years of military service in the Royal Air Force having joined in 1988 and working in a wide variety of roles and was awarded the MBE in 1999 whilst serving with NATO, including in the Falklands, Basra, Iraq and Afghanistan.
After losing his leg in Afghanistan in 2011, Cassidy has returned to his first love of performing. He attended drama school in Missouri and went on to join an American dance troupe before coming to live in the UK and joining the 42 Commando Royal Marines. It was on his second tour to Afghanistan as part of 42 Commando that Cassidy lost his right leg in an IED blast. He was in an induced coma for a week and hospitalised for two months.
Nicola joined the Royal Navy as a Commissioned Officer aged 19 and trained as Pilot and an Air Traffic Controller. During her time in the navy she undertook a psychology degree through the Open University and graduated with first class honours.