AFF welcomes support for Welsh pupils

THE Army Families Federation (AFF) is delighted to hear that a new £200,000 fund to support Service families in Wales has been announced by the Welsh Government. In 2017, the charity sent a detailed brief on...

AFF on the road

AFF Roadshows give you the opportunity to put your questions about Army life to those that can provide the answers. Last year, we headed to Paderborn in Germany, to hear questions from a packed audience. Region...

AFF on the road

AFF’s Germany Roadshow in Montgomery’s Bar, Paderborn, was one of our most successful ever, with a high turnout of families taking the chance to speak directly to the chain of command and experts from all walks...

Celebrating 35 years of AFF

FROM humble beginnings as the Federation of Army Wives Clubs back in 1982, we’ve evolved into a worldwide charity, working on behalf of all Army families – Regular and Reserve, wherever you are based, whatever ...

Share your Scottish posting experience

AFF is calling on Army families in Scotland to take part in its latest survey to help inform us about the issues families face and any unique circumstances a Scottish posting poses. Families’ feedback will h...

Making sense of maternity muddle

THANKS to your evidence, AFF has been able to press the MOD to make an important update to its maternity allowance policy, so that you’re not disadvantaged if posted overseas. In 2012, the MOD ex-gratia paymen...

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...

Community award for AFF Specialist

HUGE congratulations to Laura Lewin, AFF’s Employment, Training, Allowances and Money Specialist, on receiving a commendation from the Bovington Garrison Commander for her dedication to the local military commu...

Grant boosts AFF’s support to Army families

AFF, along with the Naval Families Federation and the Royal Airforce Families Federation, has received funding from the Forces in Mind Trust (FiMT) to recruit a Transition Liaison who will enable improved suppo...