Movers and shakers

More than 4,000 people from British Forces Germany are rebasing this summer. The majority are moving back to Wiltshire, but also to other UK locations and Cyprus. We’ve been finding out how it’s going… T...

High-flying fiction

In this edition’s Army&You and Reading Force Book Club, three service youngsters share their thoughts on The Boy Who Flew by Fleur Hitchcock. Here’s what they had to say… Charlie and Emilie (Both 9) W...

Grants up for grabs

THE Armed Forces Covenant Fund Trust has announced the latest batch of awards under its local grants programme. A total of more than £500,000, comprising grants of up to £20,000, has been allocated to projec...

The value of volunteering

Living overseas can mean not having access to employment opportunities. However, volunteering can be hugely beneficial for both you and your community. It can help you find friends, connect with others, learn n...

Members of the board

THERE are so many unique experiences to being an army child; frequent moves, parental separation and educational challenges. AFF is working with the University of Winchester and the Army Welfare Service to lear...

Battle Proms tickets up for grabs

THE Battle Proms picnic concert series returns to five of the most celebrated stately homes this July and August, including World Heritage Site Blenheim Palace and Highclere Castle – the real Downton Abbey – an...

Kids who care

AFF Health & Additional Needs Specialist Karen Ross has been looking at what it means to be a young carer in the armed forces community… MORE than 800,000 children and young people across the UK, some ...

Apply now for Big Salute funds

THE BFBS Big Salute fundraising campaign is inviting forces charities to apply for project-based grants. Nicky Ness, director of forces broadcasting and entertainment, said: “We are keen to hear from armed f...