More than just a holiday

If your family needs some quality time together, then Give Us Time might be the answer... The tri-service charity offers commercially-let accommodation donated by owners of holiday groups, hotels, holiday home...

It’s good to talk

Service life can place unique pressures and challenges on even the strongest relationships. Whatever happens, it’s good to talk... In the first flush of love, nothing will stop you from being with ‘the one’, h...

Building resilience in schools

The powerful stories of how injured veterans tackled adversity are helping children to cope with the pressures of lockdown during the COVID-19 crisis. The Making Generation R programme of workshops, created by...

Self-care Sundays

Self-care Sunday Series is an initiative from Amy Peak, Kelly Wales and Pollyanna Kane, who were running retreats for military spouses via reviveandrenew.co.uk, but as they could no longer do these in the curre...

First-hand experience

Forces Families Jobs is the place to search for your next role. Why? Because all the employers and training providers who advertise have made pledges to support service families. Our latest FFJ business to be f...

Safety net

We probably didn’t realise how much we relied on the internet until we found ourselves in lockdown due to the coronavirus pandemic. Whether it’s social media, banking, home schooling, catching up with the news ...

Play your part on Armed Forces Day

Educational Charity Never Such Innocence (NSI) is inviting children of currently serving soldiers and veterans to utilise the creative arts to have their voices heard... 6-18-year-olds are invited to share the...

Dedicated to their duties

2020 is the ‘Year of the Nurse’ and never has it been more apparent how crucial healthcare professionals are to all of us. If you’re an army spouse facing frequent moves and long periods apart from your soldier...

Swift exit

As army families, we’re all used to upheaval, but when families in Kenya and Nepal were given ultra-short notice to move back to the UK during the COVID-19 crisis, it was a worrying time. AFF was on hand to hel...

Captain Marvel

We couldn’t let this edition of Army&You pass without acknowledging inspirational war veteran Captain Tom Moore, who was appointed Honorary Colonel of the Army Foundation College, Harrogate, on his 100th bi...