Fairness for forces

When it comes to understanding service life, companies and employers don’t always ‘get it’, that’s why there’s an organisation working on your behalf to help ensure the armed forces community is treated fairly ...

The people’s pavilion

DISHFORTH Yorkshire is an isolated camp with few facilities for families to go to after working hours – making downtime difficult especially when serving personnel are away. Fay and serving husband Chris used ...

Better births

EVERY woman should feel supported and have their voice heard about the maternity care they’re receiving, especially pregnant military spouses and partners who might be new to an area, have their soldier away, o...

Movers and shakers

More than 4,000 people from British Forces Germany are rebasing this summer. The majority are moving back to Wiltshire, but also to other UK locations and Cyprus. We’ve been finding out how it’s going… T...

Kids who care

AFF Health & Additional Needs Specialist Karen Ross has been looking at what it means to be a young carer in the armed forces community… MORE than 800,000 children and young people across the UK, some ...

Pilot site for Aldershot

A FUTURE Accommodation Model (FAM) pilot has been developed to help understand how forces families will choose to live in the future and how FAM can be improved. It’s a chance for the MOD to test the policy and...

Our youngsters’ voices

Growing up in an army family throws up some unique challenges – separation from parents, moving schools and changing friendships to name a few. So, what impact do these factors have on service children’s educat...

Across the Irish sea

WHEN Army spouse Sarah and her soldier received their three-year posting to Aldergrove, Northern Ireland they were excited to come to the province along with their children Emilia and Alfie-Jay. AFF’s NI Co-ord...