The Game of Truce – 100 years on

FOOTBALL remembered last night as the British Army and the German Bundeswehr played out a fitting tribute to WW1. In front of a packed crowd, the two teams recreated the 1914 Christmas Game of Truce at Alder...

Remembrance match kicks off this week

In honour of the 1914 Christmas Truce and the game of football that is reputed to have taken place in no-man’s land, the British Army’s Football Team will again take on their German counterparts in the commemor...

Publicity counts

Would you like to support AFF’s work with Army families? Our volunteer programme offers a variety of roles. Rachel Fallows, AFF Volunteer Manager tells us about our latest initiative…   Local publici...

Join the Big Debate

IF YOU are keen to know more about the future of the Army and how families fit in, or want to vent your frustrations about finding a job, your quarter or any issues encountered securing a school place, the Big ...

Grant boost for Scottish veterans

VETERANS suffering from mental health issues in Scotland are set to benefit from a unique charity partnership. The Forces in Mind Trust (FiMT) has awarded a grant of more than £100,000 to Shoulder to Shoulde...

Getting your child to Cyprus

UNTIL last month, if your child was at boarding school in the UK and wanted to travel to Cyprus to visit their family, they had to use the trooper from Brize Norton unless civilian flights had been authorised. ...

Luxury for little ones

OUR guest reviewer Amy Wilde is currently posted in Tidworth. She has 14-month old twin girls, Eva and Imogen and another baby on the way in November. Amy’s been trying out Almondella, a new monthly gift box fe...

Family revives lifesaving kit

THE lifesaving Lifeguard Periscope has been re-released by Duerrs, the family who made them, to commemorate the centenary of The Great War. Manchester-based jam makers Duerr’s were the North-West powerhouse ...