Strength in numbers

DESPITE its proximity to Newcastle upon Tyne, Albemarle Barracks in Northumberland – home to 3rd Regiment Royal Horse Artillery – is in a very rural location with limited transport links. So when members of th...

Keep your family fighting fit

The Army looks after your soldier’s health and wellbeing – and there are various initiatives which you can support and join in with. Karen Ross, AFF Health & Additional Needs Specialist, spoke to Major Trac...

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...

Winter kitchen: Instant immunity boost

Army wife AJ Sharp, an associate member of the Guild of Fine Food and Great Taste Awards judge, recommends products and trends to get you through the winter months… NOW is the time to dust off the car-scra...

Empowering employment

If you’re an Army spouse with an additional need and/or disability, or if you’re caring for a child with an additional need and/or disability, finding suitable employment can be a real challenge. Army&You s...

A place to call home

Local authorities desperately need foster carers and many are recognising that Service families have the background, skills and support needed. Army&You spoke to AFF Health & Additional Needs Specialist...

Sun, sea & supportability

The thought of sunnier climes or living in exotic locations can be very tempting. But for those of you who have a family member who requires extra support due to a medical condition, additional need and/or disa...

Don’t forget the doctor

Moving is often a juggling act and with so much to think about, some things don’t always make it to the top of the list, such as finding a new GP. A number of Army families have found it difficult to register w...