A Word From

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...

Where are we with FAM?

AFF Chief Executive Sara Baade and Major General Sharon Nesmith, Director for Personnel of the army, tell us about theFuture Accommodation Model, or F...

Families: The Army’s heartbeat

AFF Chief Executive Sara Baade and Major General Sharon Nesmith, the army’s new Director for Personnel, share their thoughts on the importance of supp...

A word from: Ever-increasing enquiries

LAST year AFF saw a 37 per cent increase in Army families coming to us for support, information and guidance, writes AFF Chief Executive Sara Baade. ...

Engaging with Army communities

by Sara Baade, Army Families Federation Chief Executive and General Ivan Jones, Army Director Personnel THERE are key people in the Army that are imp...

A Word From: Supportability overseas

OVER the last few months, AFF has been looking at how families are supported whilst posted overseas. Many of you contact us because you are unaware of...

A Word From: Breaking down barriers

SOME of the most common enquiries that come to AFF are around employment and how spouses and partners can make work "work" for them, writes AFF Chief ...

Effective communication

A word from Sara Baade, Army Families Federation Chief Executive IN A recent meeting, I was asked: "Why is it that Army families' morale is so lo...