Culture day celebrates Gurkha contribution

A CULTURE day has helped to break down misconceptions about the vital role of the Gurkhas in Britain’s Armed Forces. The event, at Folkestone’s Shorncliffe Garrison, included a myth-busting session, insight...

Remember Great War heroes

THE Royal British Legion is calling on the public to leave tributes to more than 626,000 unremembered Servicemen and women who served in the Army and gave their lives in the First World War. During the Firs...

Reaching out to you

JACKIE Broadfoot, specialist domestic violence and abuse worker for the YOU Trust, spoke to Army&You about reaching Service families who might need help and support… Seven women every month die as a ...

Empowering military spouses

A NEW evaluation of the MOD’s Spouse Employment Support (SES) Trial has shown the advantages of supporting spouses of Service personnel. The study, funded by Forces in Mind Trust and conducted by Anglia Rusk...

Back on your feet

SPECIAL Forces veteran Ant Middleton has teamed up with military charity SSAFA to launch a fund to help Service personnel get back on their feet as they return to civilian life. The SAS: Who Dares Wins star ...

Are you covered?

YOU may have heard that some motor insurance policies have a so-called airside risk exclusion clause and wondered if this affects you and your family. Forces insurance specialist Keith Frampton explains… ...

Forces families reconnect at camp

MORE than 250 military children and their families came together for a special military camp in Pirbright organised by Forces charity Little Troopers.  Providing attendees the chance to reconnect with one an...

Free study for disabled veterans

FORMER Servicemen and women disabled during their time in the Forces are being offered free study courtesy of a new fund set up by The Open University. Under the Disabled Veterans’ Scholarships Fund, ex-pers...

A Postcard From Kinloss

FROM: Catherine Ainsworth, husband Lawrence and Labrador Ziggy WHERE: Kinloss, Scotland How long have you been an Army family? We married on New Year's Eve 2015 but we've known each other since universit...

A HIVE of information

AFTER 12 years working in the banking sector, Army spouse Sarah Quinn (pictured above) moved to Cyprus last year and became the information support officer at Dhekelia HIVE – a good place to start if you’re loo...