Singing Soldiers tell all

Since the release of their debut album ‘Coming Home’ in 2009, The Soldiers have sold over a million albums in the UK. Following their fourth studio album and recent UK tour, we caught up with the group's leadin...

Keeping you in mind

Soldiers in Mind is a free independent service for Forces families who have been affected in the line of duty. The charity, which is funded by the Lt Dougie Dalzell MC Memorial Trust, was set up to support Serv...

Carers in Service families

The Carers Trust estimates there are around six million carers in the UK and a significant number of Service families are caring for a loved one. Here, Karen Ross, AFF’s Health & Additional Needs Specialist...

The Army Dependants’ Trust

 ‘At a very difficult time this award has helped to ease my worries’ It’s not something that any of us want to think about, but if your soldier dies in Service, the last thing you need is financial worry. Th...

AFF in action: making changes

If you are moving back from Germany or a far flung posting or your child is at the beginning of the education phase, you may not be aware of the recent educational changes which may help you. Our Education &...

The importance of spousal employment

Catherine Spencer, AFF Chief Executive, looks at some of the barriers Army families face in pursuing a meaningful career and what can be done in the future… I am delighted that the MOD has launched the Partn...