Children’s champion

Annabel Hall, Service Pupils’ Champion for a cluster of schools in Ripon, North Yorkshire, explains how she supports your children…     I LOOK after the emotional wellbeing and social develop...

Armed Forces Day – 100 days to go!

SHOW your support for our Servicemen and women past and present by hosting an Armed Forces Day event this summer, with funding available to support the festivities. This year the celebrations will fall on Sa...

Remembrance reading

This August marks the 100th anniversary of the outbreak of the First World War, which claimed the lives of more than 16 million people from all over the globe. The sacrifices of those who lived through, served,...

Family board meeting

THE front line is not the only place where battles are fought. Partners, parents and children are also deeply affected by a loved-one’s military experiences and often bear a heavy burden if injuries, be they ph...

Positive outlook for allergy sufferers

SCHOOLS will soon be required by law to make appropriate arrangements for supporting pupils with severe allergies and long-term conditions such as diabetes and asthma. The change in legislation follows month...

Warrior welfare widened

THE Warrior Programme is an education and training course designed to give individuals the tools and techniques to manage the ups and downs of life. It has already helped 500 veterans and is now able to reac...

Mission to the Med

Before the new Armed Forces immigration rules came into effect last December, there were many concerned families contacting AFF’s Foreign & Commonwealth (F&C) team. So Katherine Houlston, AFF F&C Sp...

Keeping communities together

AFF Germany Director, Diane Weir (pictured below), catches up with three volunteers helping to make sure your community continues as normal despite the future drawdown…   SHONAH Cross has been runnin...