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...

Temporary closure of AFF’s F&C service

AFF’s Foreign & Commonwealth Assistant, Michelle Prince Burnett, has now moved on after three years of outstanding work. In her time at AFF she has helped thousands of Foreign & Commonwealth families, c...

How do you want to live as an Army family?

RESULTS of AFF’s recent quick poll suggest that the majority of Army families believe patch life is important. More than three quarters of in excess of 1,000 respondents agreed that living on a patch helped ...