Major movements

It’s safe to say that the north of England’s military community is one that’s used to change, but this year and next will be a busy one for families moving in or out of the area as Op Faran – the name given to ...

Curbing coronavirus career concerns

Maintaining spousal employment is important to AFF, no matter where you’re posted. In Germany, AFF’s co-ordinator Lindsay McCran is delighted to report on some positive support employees have received during th...

Come to a kickabout with Gary Lineker

On 24 September, military charity and media organisation BFBS, in partnership with Tickets For Troops, invites the UK military and their families to a free online Q&A event with international football legen...

Business as usual for Cyprus families

Back in July, a new contract for social work and welfare services for the forces community in Cyprus was introduced. Here, Claire Thomas, business support manager from the British Forces Social Work Service (BF...

Taking a leap of faith

A blog from Army&You’s autumn edition by Emma Jones, @emmajonesfitness At the start of lockdown, I couldn’t help feeling I was in familiar territory. Uncertainty is a factor of military life. Not seeing...

Coronavirus correspondence

A blog from Army&You’s autumn edition by Emma Krause, @armywifemumme An open letter to my husband, deployed throughout COVID-19 in a land far away! Of course you are away. Birthdays, nit outbreaks, kitc...

A new term

Most of us are used to a flurry of cheerful posts on social media documenting first days, new uniforms and nervous smiles at the beginning of the new school year. This time, however, is likely to feel very dif...

Enter our Autumn 2020 giveaways

We have sourced some perfect prizes for this autumn’s Army&You. If you’re a British army family, regular or reserve, click here to open the entry form. The form will open in a new window so you can refer ba...

A package arrives

Hywel Griffiths was working as an operational dog handler with Gwent Police, when he was told by a neurologist that he was suffering with Parkinson’s disease. He has since been raising awareness of Parkinson’s ...

Get involved in the Paperchains project

When the history books are written about the events of 2020 and particularly the UK lockdown, there will be voices missing. We know we will hear from the politicians, the sport stars and the celebrities, we may...