Sign up for SSAFA’s family break

SSAFA is offering a family break exclusively to military families who have children additional needs and disabilities. The weekend away will be held at the Calvert Trust Exmoor on 23 March 2018, with 30 plac...

OurArmyFamily: The O’Briens

Whether married or single, parent, partner, cousin or child of a soldier, we want you to tell us all about your Army family. Follow #OurArmyFamily on Twitter and Instagram for more stories.  Here, MaryAnne O’Br...

A fitting profession

Army spouse Samantha Payne hasn’t always been fit. In fact, she admits that most of her adult life has been spent unfit and overweight, particularly after being pregnant. But with support, Samantha lost six sto...

A caring career

Childminding can be a great employment opportunity for non-serving partners and spouses as it offers flexible home-working to suit your family’s needs, can be done overseas and allows you to give something back...

Who let the dads out?

Being a father in the Forces can be a fraught affair, but Army&You discovered an initiative that’s helping to bring dads together… WHO let the dads out? (WLTDO) is a chaplaincy initiative to create a s...

Mums’ strength in Reserve

Lincolnshire mothers explain how the Army Reserve is helping them fulfil their ambitions of having a military career… PRIVATE Kerry Goldsmith (37) and Private Michelle Isles (34) originally met when workin...

Life in Wales

The Houghton family share their experience of a posting to Wales… How long have you lived in Wales? We’ve had three years in Crickhowell and almost two years in St Athan. What is your quarter like? I’...

Heart of the community

Community Support Development Workers (CSDWs) are the people on the ground delivering activities and events to garrisons and camps across the UK. Do you know yours? Army&You caught up with Caroline Cossens,...

Parenthood and pay

Understanding your leave and allowances when you’re pregnant or becoming a parent can be a bit of a minefield, so we’ve teamed up with MoneyForce to make sense of it all… IF YOU are having a baby, you’re e...