Living

First-hand experience

Forces Families Jobs is the place to search for your next role. Why? Because all the employers and training providers who advertise have made pledges ...

Dedicated to their duties

2020 is the ‘Year of the Nurse’ and never has it been more apparent how crucial healthcare professionals are to all of us. If you’re an army spouse fa...

How are you?

A word from AFF Chief Exec, Sara Baade... When I first came to the UK about 20 years ago, I thought it was the kindest country in the world because e...

The Big Support

The Milspo Business Network has teamed up with Small Business Britain to help launch an important campaign to support military spouses, partners and o...

Key working couples

A husband and wife team who are both government key workers are getting used to the new normal that COVID-19 has thrust upon many workers in vital rol...

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...

You’re not alone

It’s difficult enough to cope with long periods of separation, but even more so if you have the extra challenge of caring for a family member with add...

Surviving solo suppers

WHETHER you live ‘married unaccompanied’ or your spouse is deployed or away on exercise, it’s all too tempting to avoid cooking altogether and tuck in...

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. ...

Ripples of support

THE Ripple Pond is a UK-wide self-help peer support network for members of the forces community. The emphasis is on meeting and speaking to people in ...