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How much is enough?

DISTURBANCE Expense (DE) is an issue that AFF comprehensively reported on back in 2014 following an overseas survey which suggested wide variations in...

Learning the lingo

Did you know if you’re posted abroad, there’s a range of language training available to Army spouses? Esther Thomas, AFF’s Regional Manager Overseas, ...

Box clever

THE tradition of sending Christmas boxes to our troops originated in 1914 when Princess Mary, the daughter of King George V, came up with the idea to ...

A clean sweep

NO-ONE wants to live somewhere unloved and rubbish-strewn, so father and son Lee and Joshua Atkins (pictured below) decided to take matters into their...

Leaving a legacy

BY THE time the last major units leave Bielefeld, Gutersloh and Paderborn in 2019, British Forces will have been stationed in Germany for nearly 75 ye...

Review: The Fool

Guest reviewer Loretta Brennan, who has a son in the British Army, tells us her thoughts on The Fool by Army spouse Michelle Moore… Loretta Br...

Build a new career

IF YOU are looking for a new career or your soldier is preparing to leave the Army, it’s worth looking at Building Heroes, a charity providing free tr...