Next stop: Civvy street

YOUR soldier’s final day in uniform is life-changing for the whole family. With a deadline to find a new job, home and school on civvy street, it pays not to leave your planning until the last minute, writes Ji...

Toddlers on their travels

Being posted overseas with young children can be a great adventure, but it can also have its drawbacks. Childcare provision and facilities for under-fives varies from location-to-location, so the key thing is t...

Pre-school page turner

After working with children as an early years educator for more than 15 years, Stacey Turner (pictured above) was inspired to create a book to help settle her eldest daughter into nursery during a difficult tra...

Big support for little people

Living an unpredictable Army life can make keeping a regular and continuous support structure in place for your child tricky. If you add Special Educational Needs and Disability (SEND) into the mix, it becomes ...

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...

Keeping work ready

THERE IS no contract to sign and no extra clause in the wedding vows but when you become an Army spouse or partner do you have to accept that your career will take a backseat?, writes Jill Misson. Living with ...

Created for keeps

Rachel Day and Merry Whitaker are friends, mothers and former serving soldiers who are married to military personnel. Their company, LoveKeepCreate (lovekeepcreate.co.uk), began as a kitchen table business and ...

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 ...