Inspiring images win ABF photo comp

ABF The Soldiers’ Charity has announced the winners of its competition to find inspiring images to feature in its annual calendar. The contest, which was open to both professional photographers and the gener...

From the top

Army&You gave you the chance to submit your questions for our exclusive interview with Maj Gen Rob Nitsch, Director of Army Personnel, who has overall responsibility for the wellbeing of soldiers and their ...

Short-term solutions

AFF’s Wiltshire Co-ordinator Carol Morris has added the Services Cotswold Centre (SCC) to the list of places she visits regularly to meet with Army families and discuss issues. The centre, near Corsham, provi...

Posted to Northern Ireland?

When the posting order says Northern Ireland you may be worried. Is it safe to go? Can I get a job? But as many Army families who live there will testify, there are lots of positives to residing across the wate...

Be a VIP for a special celebration

COULD your military family be guests of honour on Armed Forces Day? The National Memorial Arboretum in Staffordshire is giving one lucky family a VIP experience at the event, which takes place on Saturday 24...

Actor revisits Para past

DR WHO and The Wombles star Bernard Cribbins OBE headed to Colchester's Merville Barracks to relive his days as a paratrooper. During the visit, Bernard – who completed National Service in Palestine and Germ...

If you don’t go, they won’t know

Unit welfare teams are there to help and support you through a posting and provide vital care and compassion if the need arises. But what if they do not even know that you’re there? AFF Regional Manager North, ...

AFF Big Debate: Your Say

Army&You chatted to some of the delegates at AFF's Big Debate to find out more about their burning issues about life in and around the Army..   Jill Abram The top issues are definitely hou...

Postbag: Is Army Reserve up to scratch?

A FRIEND of mine is now a Reservist having previously been a Regular soldier. I understand the Army’s need to reduce manning costs, but having heard her description of her most-recent training weekend I am unco...

Pad brat bulletin

Georgia (21) and Harrison (18) Kent have spent their entire lives in a military family. It’s something that they’re both incredibly proud of – so much so that they’ve both decided to pursue careers that will gi...