SSAFA volunteer’s service rewarded

SSAFA volunteer Bridgette Nulty, 67, has received a Commendation from General Officer Commanding (GOC) 1(UK) Division, British Forces Germany. Major General James Chiswell CBE MC presented Bridgette with her...

Winstone’s wish for new Forces play

Following on from the success of The Two Worlds of Charlie F, Armed Forces champion and award-winning actor Ray Winstone has called upon the military community to back an innovative theatre project from The Roy...

Reading Force books new status

READING Force, the shared reading initiative for Service families in the UK and overseas, has become a Charitable Incorporated Organisation. Founded by Dr Alison Baverstock, academic and Service wife for nea...

Poppy print aids Service charities

AN amateur photographer has created a limited-edition print of the famous poppy display at the Tower of London to raise money for Blesma, The Limbless Veterans and the Royal British Legion. Mark Bentley, a s...

Boris backs veterans’ campaign

LONDON Mayor Boris Johnson and newspaper owner Evgeny Lebedev spent a night rough-sleeping on a London street to support of a campaign to raise awareness of the plight of homeless veterans. Armed with just a...

Have your say – register to vote

THE 2015 UK Parliamentary General Election is fast approaching and the only way you can have your say is to be on the electoral register. Registering to vote is simple. Army personnel and their families that...

Royal Ascot releases tickets for troops

ASCOT Racecourse is offering 1,500 two-for-one grandstand admission tickets to Armed Forces personnel and their families and MOD Civil Servants at Royal Ascot on Friday 19 June. As well as featuring a host o...

Voices of the future

Nicky Clarke received a richly-deserved MBE in 2014 for her pivotal role in the success of the Military Wives Choir. She spoke to Army&You about how it all began and her vision for the future... What...

Kick the habit

ACCORDING to a report from the Ministry of Defence, one-in-three Armed Forces members smoke. To combat this high figure, Service personnel and their families are being urged to get involved in No Smoking Day on...