Women’s war role remembered

THE role of women – including the Queen – in the Second World War has been remembered at a special ceremony at the National Memorial Arboretum marking the 80th anniversary of the formation of the Auxiliary Terr...

Review: First Man In

GUEST reviewer Jennet Whitehead, Catterick resident and wife of Royal Logistic Corps corporal Tony, gives her verdict on First Man In, the autobiography of TV personality, ex-SBS sniper and former Army&You ...

Podcast seeks entrepreneurial Service spouses

ENTREPRENEURIAL Service spouses are being sought for the second series of a weekly podcast. The Independent Spouse, hosted by military wife and business owner Jess Sands, wants to hear from others in the For...

National award for Scotty’s founder

THE founder of military charity Scotty's Little Soldiers has been honoured for her support for bereaved British Armed Forces children. Nikki Scott, who set up the charity after her husband and father to her ...

At the heart of your community

London living brings unique challenges for Army families, so who’s on hand to support you? One person who’s helping to bring the community together at Queen Mary Buildings is Army spouse Victoria Cook (pictured...

Trust enters Third Age

THE Forces in Mind Trust (FiMT) has launched its ‘Third Age’ at the charity’s FiMpacT Forum held at The QEII Centre in Westminster, marking the culmination of six years of grant giving to help ex-Service person...

London calling

How do you feel when your soldier’s assignment order comes through for central London? Excited to be in the big city, or daunted by Army life in a busy location? We chatted with AFF’s London Co-ordinator, Becky...