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 important for us at AFF to engage with to ensure that your voic...

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 low at the moment and why are they so averse to change?" At t...

Big thanks for your Big Survey input

MORE than 8,300 families took the opportunity to have their voice heard when we ran our Big Survey 2016: The Future of Military Housing. This is an extraordinary response and I want to start this article by tha...

A Word From: Flying the flag for Army families

IN EARLY November, I was proud to take the reins of the Army Families Federation (AFF) as its new CEO, just a few weeks before the government’s Strategic Defence and Security Review (SDSR) was released. It was ...

A privilege to have served you

I HAVE been hugely privileged to be AFF’s Chief Executive for the last three years, writes outgoing AFF Chief Executive Catherine Spencer. It’s been immensely rewarding as well as enormously hard work and I ha...

What matters to you

FAMILIES have faced unprecedented change through redundancy, restructuring and the rebasing of troops from Germany back to the UK. Servicemen and women have faced long working hours and the impact on families ...