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...

Special animal lovers needed

SERVICE Dogs UK is on the lookout for dog-loving people in West Sussex, Surrey and East and North Hampshire.‬‬‬ As the charity grows, it is in need of more temporary foster homes for the rescue dogs it has u...

Health in your community

Last year Karen Ross, AFF Health & Additional Needs Specialist, was involved in developing guidance for health visitors supporting the wellbeing of military families. Here, she investigates how they are wor...