Playtime for Hampshire Forces families

THE thousands of military families living in and around the home of the British Army in Hampshire have a new children’s entertainment centre on their doorstep. Located a short drive from Aldershot, 360 P...

Powering up

AFF has teamed up with workforce expert Manpower to give Army families in the Salisbury Plain area the chance to access free-of-charge employability advice and support. We attended one of the sessions to find o...

On the move

Army families have been giving us their views on the impact moving between devolved areas has had on their children. Here’s what they had to say… Scotland to Northern Ireland Mum Rose, and daughters Kezia...

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...

Sign up for SSAFA’s Short Breaks

SSAFA, the Armed Forces Charity, is taking bookings for a pair of exciting, free short breaks designed to offer new experiences and activities for children, young people and families from the Army community. ...

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...

University aids Catterick’s digital delivery

THOUSANDS of Army families in North Yorkshire could find it easier to register for events thanks to the expertise of a local higher education establishment. Teesside University's School of Computing was appr...

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 ...

Art from the heart

CALLING Army families! There’s a new art project from Yorkshire based artist Michelle Clarke-Stables about women’s experience of war through their messages of love and she would love you to be involved. Mich...