E-learning for families

AFF was delighted to play an integral part in supporting Coventry, Solihull and Warwickshire Armed Forces Covenant partnership in the development of a series of online Covenant modules. Created by Warwicksh...

The Covenant, good and bad

IS THE Armed Forces Covenant helping your family get a fair deal? AFF’s Covenant&You campaign attracted a mix of both positive and negative experiences. From your feedback, we know there are areas where th...

Growing the community

A YEAR-LONG project in North Yorkshire brought military and civilian families together to share a programme of animal care, craft skills, fruit and vegetable growing, harvesting and cooking. Based at the 110-a...

Covenant success: Distance working

AFTER many years of living and working in the UK, I don’t always see being French as my most defining character trait – although, I suppose, it has influenced the way I have dealt with things in the 20 years si...

Finding a fair deal

With the mobile nature of Army life, you and your soldier can sometimes become accidental landlords if you have to rent out your property to undertake a posting elsewhere. Lt Col Penny Davies ALS (pictured abov...

The Covenant and you

Over the last few years, many of us will have heard the word Covenant being used in relation to the Armed Forces community. But what does it actually mean for you and your family during a posting to Wales? We t...

Covenant case study

Organisation: Nuneaton and Bedworth Borough Council Case study: Laura (pictured below) Summary Being a military spouse can make finding and keeping employment difficult. The hours you’re available t...

Contract concessions

BEING part of a community known for faithfully following the flag, British military families are well-versed in shipping themselves and their lives wherever in the world they are needed. Sitting alongside each...

Covenant Myth Busters

What can the Armed Forces Covenant do for me? Army&You spoke to Kate McCullough, AFF’s Covenant Specialist to find out what the most common misunderstandings are that families come to AFF with... The...

Communities benefit from Covenant cash

All across the country, the military and civilian populations are being brought closer together by the Armed Forces Community Covenant. A&Y checks out some of the latest schemes to have benefited... 1....