Germany

The BFG remainers

AS the bulk of families leave Germany for pastures new, AFF’s former regional manager Germany, Carole Rudd, tells us what life will look like for thos...

A love note to Germany

KATIE Cole has lived in Gütersloh, Germany for the last three years. As her family’s time there comes to an end, she’s been reflecting on her experien...

Support through sadness

BEING a mother who experienced both a stillbirth and miscarriage, Army spouse Amy Woodbridge was keen to set up a supportive group in Germany for thos...

Auf wiedersehen, pets

You are leaving! Posted, rebased, moving, uprooting; whatever way you describe it, your time in Germany is over. You may be dancing a jig or you may b...

How to choose a school remotely

If you’re moving back to the UK and looking to secure a school place for your child, there’s lots of research you can do in advance. Lucy Scott, AFF E...

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 th...

A NEET idea

YOUR young people can benefit from the BFG 14-19 Partnership, which liaises with schools, work-based learning organisations and employers to benefit y...

Rebasing: a German view

The Army’s drawdown will see many British families coming “home” from BFG. But for German spouses of British soldiers, the prospect of leaving their n...