It’s good to talk

AFF would like to know how best to communicate with those it supports – and you can have your say via our latest online survey of Army families. Until the 8 March, you have the chance to give your views on h...

First fast-track homes unveiled

A RIBBON-CUTTING ceremony marked the completion of some of the first homes for Service families created by a £250 million building programme on Salisbury Plain. A total of 917 new timber-framed homes are bei...

The golden rules of home security

WITH many properties in British Forces Germany (BFG) being vacated over the coming months, the area's crime prevention co-ordinator has the following advice designed to make criminals take more time, make more ...

Sharks star shows support

AFTER visiting military veterans late last year as part of a club community programme, Sale Sharks first-team star Curtis Langdon has been made an ambassador of the Broughton House charity.   The Sharks hook...

Seminar to put spotlight on Service kids

A SEMINAR focusing on the needs of Forces children and how they are supported at school is being hosted by Kingston University and Reading Force. The event will see the University’s teacher training students...

Forces spouses face employment discrimination

MILITARY spouses are hiding their military connections when applying for jobs, a new study from Barclays has revealed.   The research from the Barclays AFTER (Armed Forces Transition, Employment & Resett...

Delivering your mail

BRITISH Forces Post Office (BFPO) delivers UK Armed Forces mail to more than 650 locations across the globe providing vital mail services to support the morale of personnel and families overseas. Last year ...

App-ealing addition for Forces families

A FREE mobile app linking Service personnel, veterans and their families living in South East England with helpful organisations has been launched. Commissioned by Forces Connect South East, an Armed Forces ...

You can tell a soldier

You can tell a soldier by Clive Sanders You can tell a soldier by the clothes that he will wear, By the way he stands, his sharp commands, And the shortness of his hair. He will physically look fit...

The medals on your chest

The medals on your chest by Clive Sanders   The Remembrance Day parade had passed through the Somerset town, The old man had dressed smartly, but the rain had hammered down. When a mother with...