The long road to parenthood

Lizzie Allan and soldier husband Steve welcomed baby girl Matilda Poppy to the world in February – five years after they first began trying to conceive. Lizzie chatted to Army&You about their IVF journey… ...

Memorial garden masterpiece

A TEN-YEAR mission to honour those who have given their lives fighting for their country has finally been realised by David Godfrey after he added the final touches to the memorial garden he masterminded. D...

Downton star supports ambitious art project

ACTOR Jim Carter, perhaps best known for his portrayal of butler Mr Carson in ITV’s hit drama Downton Abbey, has become a patron of an incredible art remembrance installation. Planned for November 2018 to m...

Powering up

AFF has teamed up with workforce expert Manpower to give Army families in the Salisbury Plain area the chance to access free-of-charge employability advice and support. We attended one of the sessions to find o...

F&C partners

Soldiers often ask AFF’s F&C team: "Do I have to be married to bring my partner to the UK?" Katherine Houlston, our Foreign & Commonwealth Specialist, looks at the options… IF YOU haven’t been livi...

On the move

Army families have been giving us their views on the impact moving between devolved areas has had on their children. Here’s what they had to say… Scotland to Northern Ireland Mum Rose, and daughters Kezia...

A place to call home

Local authorities desperately need foster carers and many are recognising that Service families have the background, skills and support needed. Army&You spoke to AFF Health & Additional Needs Specialist...

10k boost for Forces kids in Scotland

A UNIQUE education support programme benefitting young people from Armed Forces families across Scotland has been boosted with a £10k donation from ABF The Soldiers’ Charity. The generous gift to RCET – whic...

From the top

Army&You gave you the chance to submit your questions for our exclusive interview with Maj Gen Rob Nitsch, Director of Army Personnel, who has overall responsibility for the wellbeing of soldiers and their ...