Features

A postcard from… Ascension Island

Fish (aka Alex) Kelly, Harry (11) and Layla (8) tell us about their army family life on the remote Ascension Island in the South Atlantic Ocean… ...

The people’s pavilion

DISHFORTH Yorkshire is an isolated camp with few facilities for families to go to after working hours – making downtime difficult especially when serv...

Fit for the Queen

Army spouse Kathryn Cuthbertson has been a pastry chef all her career and has worked for some of the world’s most prestigious five-star hotels and Mic...

Better births

EVERY woman should feel supported and have their voice heard about the maternity care they’re receiving, especially pregnant military spouses and part...

Sharing the load

WITH attitudes to modern family life changing, Shared Parental Leave (ShPL) is becoming more popular among new parents. Although take up is still cons...

Our Army Family: The Mzungus

Lonje Mzungu and her serving husband Neddie have been an army family for ten years and have little girls Ayanna (7) and Annisha (4). Here Lonje tells ...

Members of the board

THERE are so many unique experiences to being an army child; frequent moves, parental separation and educational challenges. AFF is working with the U...

Kids who care

AFF Health & Additional Needs Specialist Karen Ross has been looking at what it means to be a young carer in the armed forces community… MORE...

Our youngsters’ voices

Growing up in an army family throws up some unique challenges – separation from parents, moving schools and changing friendships to name a few. So, wh...

Come dine with us

We’ve lived in some fantastic Army communities and it seems that often the best spirit lives in the remote postings, writes food editor and Great Tast...