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 ...

Part of the family

It’s a scientific fact that pets are good for our health – physically, mentally and emotionally. For Army families, our furry, feathery or scaly friends can be a huge source of comfort, giving us a sense of pur...

Degree in service

At the age of 18, Heidi Moss decided to join the Army straight from school. However, after six years’ service and having been identified as a potential officer, she became aware that further education was requi...

PGCE on posting

Laura Danieli, a teacher and Service spouse, spoke to Army&You about gaining qualifications whilst living overseas… HAVING qualified as a teacher through the Italian education system, Laura has always ...

Aiming higher

When you see a framed photo of a graduate clutching their scroll and wearing a mortarboard and gown, do you wish you had a degree? There is no need to feel like you’ve missed the boat – people of all ages can s...

How we live

Earlier this year, AFF’s Big Survey received a record number of responses when we asked how you want to live as an Army family. The results will help inform the MOD as it plans how Service families will be hous...

Triple tears of pride

PARENTS Traci and Mark Duffy shed tears of pride as they watched their triplets – Lauren, Mirran and Connor – realise their lifelong ambition to serve in the British Army. The trio, who were born nine weeks pr...

Army life through the lens

For more than a decade, Rory Lewis has been honing his craft to become one of the UK’s most prolific portrait photographers. His work has been acquired by London's National Portrait Gallery and is exhibited wor...

Friends of the Forces

Kate Viggers delves into the practical help available to military families from a variety of Service charities… MILITARY families are resilient and most of you cope happily throughout your soldier’s career...