Support through sadness

BEING a mother who experienced both a stillbirth and miscarriage, Army spouse Amy Woodbridge was keen to set up a supportive group in Germany for those away from their family and friends. Amy found on a previ...

Dare to dream

The Forces Wives Challenge (FWC) seeks to unite wives and partners of Armed Forces personnel through adventure and challenge, combating the loneliness that can be so prevalent in our community. Army&You spo...

A good fit for the Forces

Parent Sarah Myers shares her children's experience of boarding at Highfield School and explains why it's a good fit for other Forces Families... Tell us a little bit about your family Stuart and I have...

Blogspot: You cannot pour from an empty cup

IT IS so easy to lose sight of what is really important in life and quite often the little things are forgotten. When you become the partner of someone serving in the Army, many of us know little about the dept...

Army kids

By Reece Stillie (12) Army kids have it tough. Lots of moves which is rough. A new home every two years. Saying bye to friends, lots of tears. New school, new teachers and new friends to make. Done this l...

Book review: Courage After the Battle

MUM-of-three Samantha Englishby, who has been an Army wife for 15 years and has lived in seven different parts of the UK, reviews Courage After the Battle, by Peter Jackson-Lee... The book aims to help e...

A positive fix

Fixers works with young people aged 16-25 by providing professional resources to help them campaign on issues they feel strongly about. Since 2008, more than 23,000 young people have become fixers and created i...

In focus: Children’s mental health

THE Centre for Mental Health states that every year, approximately one-in-ten children and young people experience a mental health problem. With the number of Service children estimated at around 73,000, the ch...

Breakfast clubs – with a side of support

IN Army&You’s latest edition, we looked at families in transition and what effects this huge change can have on both the serving person and their family. Here, Suzanne Fernando – a veteran of the Royal Mili...