Free study for disabled veterans

FORMER Servicemen and women disabled during their time in the Forces are being offered free study courtesy of a new fund set up by The Open University. Under the Disabled Veterans’ Scholarships Fund, ex-pers...

A Postcard From Kinloss

FROM: Catherine Ainsworth, husband Lawrence and Labrador Ziggy WHERE: Kinloss, Scotland How long have you been an Army family? We married on New Year's Eve 2015 but we've known each other since universit...

Island enterprise

With limited work opportunities in Cyprus, some spouses and partners make the most of their time in the sun by using their passions to earn a second income. Carolyn Aggar, AFF’s WSBA Co-ordinator, met with Army...

A HIVE of information

AFTER 12 years working in the banking sector, Army spouse Sarah Quinn (pictured above) moved to Cyprus last year and became the information support officer at Dhekelia HIVE – a good place to start if you’re loo...

Long-term vision

IF you live in Cyprus, you may have heard about Androcles and Apollo and wondered what they are. Project Androcles is looking at the long-term plans for British Forces Cyprus, including what tasks British For...

Brothers in Arms

GOT a poem you would like to share with Army&You’s readers? Send it, preferably along with a photograph, to deped@aff.org.uk and we’ll feature it in Well-versed. Clive Sanders is a proud veteran who dedicat...

Women’s war role remembered

THE role of women – including the Queen – in the Second World War has been remembered at a special ceremony at the National Memorial Arboretum marking the 80th anniversary of the formation of the Auxiliary Terr...

Review: First Man In

GUEST reviewer Jennet Whitehead, Catterick resident and wife of Royal Logistic Corps corporal Tony, gives her verdict on First Man In, the autobiography of TV personality, ex-SBS sniper and former Army&You ...

Podcast seeks entrepreneurial Service spouses

ENTREPRENEURIAL Service spouses are being sought for the second series of a weekly podcast. The Independent Spouse, hosted by military wife and business owner Jess Sands, wants to hear from others in the For...

National award for Scotty’s founder

THE founder of military charity Scotty's Little Soldiers has been honoured for her support for bereaved British Armed Forces children. Nikki Scott, who set up the charity after her husband and father to her ...