Home&Away

Swift exit

As army families, we’re all used to upheaval, but when families in Kenya and Nepal were given ultra-short notice to move back to the UK during the COV...

Akrotiri Volunteer Army

More than 60 partners and personnel from RAF Akrotiri have been providing vital support to military sections across the Station during the COVID-19 pa...

Virtual VE Day

Military museums join forces to bring the nation together – at home. The three historical institutions of the British Armed Forces invite you to ‘sta...

Crisis fund for families

If you’re a military family in Scotland that’s struggling financially due to the impact of coronavirus, The Royal Caledonian Education Trust (RCET) ma...

Settling overseas

A POSTING abroad can sometimes turn out to be a life-changing experience. Here at AFF, we hear from many families who have fallen in love with their o...

Special surprise for aspiring soldier

Young Noah Clarke-Roberts was hoping for a reply to a letter he wrote to his local army unit saying he wanted to join when he grows up after studying ...

Deployment dough

When your soldier deploys for a lengthy period, normality goes out of the window for a while, and so can your financial health if you’re not careful. ...

Caring Cymru

AFF often asks you about your experiences of army life and it’s your evidence that helps us resolve issues and make changes. So where does the informa...

Pros and pitfalls of putting down roots

WHETHER by accident or design, living married unaccompanied as an army family has its ups and downs. You might be able to pursue a steady career, enjo...

Dealing with deployment

SEPARATION is something you have to get used to as an army family but when the dreaded deployment starts, how do you cope without your soldier at home...