Flying high… and solo

Travelling alone between boarding school and home can be a daunting prospect for your children – and you – especially if it’s abroad. But as AFF’s Regional Manager Overseas Esther Thomas discovered, many famili...

Award recognition for Reading Force founder

READING Force founder Alison Baverstock has been honoured by a national award scheme which recognises the roles of volunteers who make a difference to society. Alison's Point of Light award, which is adminis...

Autism research seeks participants

ARE you a care giving parent of a young person with autism within the military community? If so, you’re invited to participate in a PhD research study being conducted through the University of Worcester.  To...

Funding boost for spouses

RECRUIT for Spouses (RFS), an award-winning social enterprise, has secured funding from the Veterans' Foundation to support its coaching programme, which aims to assist the wives, husbands and partners of membe...

Review: The Cold Blue

The Cold Blue, a documentary from award winning film-maker Erik Nelson, features recently-discovered footage shot during Second World War combat missions. The content has been restored and developed for the big...

Shaping the future of housing

A HUGE thank you to everyone who filled in AFF’s big survey on the future contract for housing; your responses have been presented to decision makers to help them create the best deal for families. Here are the...

Food on the go

It’s that time of year when almost every plan you make seems to involve reference to a picnic or a packed lunch. Whether it’s fuel you take to work, dishes for a day out or a relaxed meal in the garden, AJ Shar...

Fairness for forces

When it comes to understanding service life, companies and employers don’t always ‘get it’, that’s why there’s an organisation working on your behalf to help ensure the armed forces community is treated fairly ...