Inspiring images win ABF photo comp

ABF The Soldiers’ Charity has announced the winners of its competition to find inspiring images to feature in its annual calendar. The contest, which was open to both professional photographers and the gener...

Bag backs better backs

ARE you already thinking about kitting out your child for the new school year? When it comes to choosing a school bag, research urges parents to think about their child’s posture. Studies have shown that up ...

Scotty’s issues Spartan challenge

CHILDREN'S charity Scotty’s Little Soldiers is challenging the military community to take on the "best of the best" in a bid to create the first-ever military wave at this year’s Reebok Spartan Race Super at Ma...

BFPO

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. Isabel Palmer describes her experiences as t...

The Army wife

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. Former Army spouse Dale Mitchell wrote this ...

Boosting your pension

NOBODY complains about having too much money in retirement and AFPS 15 makes it easy for you to improve your pension by purchasing Added Pension. Mary Petley (pictured above), of the Forces Pension Society, set...

Wonder wife waits

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. Dale Mitchell wrote this poem whilst she was...

Services show heads for Edinburgh Fringe

A PLAY commissioned by RCET, Scotland’s Armed Forces children’s charity, has been invited to perform for the first time at the Edinburgh Fringe as part of a new cutting-edge performance programme exploring aspe...

Passchendaele pins

THE Royal British Legion has marked the 100th anniversary of the Battle of Passchendaele by producing a limited-edition poppy pin made using melted brass fuses from British shells fired during the battle. So...

Mental health on the agenda

AN INNOVATIVE strategy to improve the mental health and wellbeing of the Armed Forces, their families, veterans, and defence civilians has been launched.  The Defence People Mental Health and Wellbeing Strat...