A day in the life

Families officer Jason Broad, from Waterloo Lines in Warminster, works closely with AFF’s Wiltshire Co-ordinator Carol Morris. He tells us about his daily duties… What is a typical day? No two days are th...

Covenant success: Distance working

AFTER many years of living and working in the UK, I don’t always see being French as my most defining character trait – although, I suppose, it has influenced the way I have dealt with things in the 20 years si...

Military maestros’ musical masterclass

YOUNG musicians from across the West Midlands attended an open day hosted by the Band of the Royal Corps of Signals at RAF Cosford near Wolverhampton. Sixteen youngsters aged between 14 and 19 took part in m...

Outgoing head honoured

A HEADTEACHER from the MOD’s Department of Children & Young People has been awarded a commendation from the Deputy Supreme Allied Commander Europe (DSACEUR). Rowland Bucknill received the recognition as ...

Harrogate honours Army community

THE Service community played a starring role as Harrogate Town Football Club marked its admiration for the Army during a recent league encounter. Military personnel and their families from Dishforth Garrison...

A caring career

Childminding can be a great employment opportunity for non-serving partners and spouses as it offers flexible home-working to suit your family’s needs, can be done overseas and allows you to give something back...

Ace escape for EOD experts

FELIX Fund – the bomb disposal charity – was set up in 2011 to provide welfare support and financial assistance to serving military, veterans and the family members of those involved with Explosive Ordnance Dis...

Big support for little people

Living an unpredictable Army life can make keeping a regular and continuous support structure in place for your child tricky. If you add Special Educational Needs and Disability (SEND) into the mix, it becomes ...

Help singers realise new release

THE Military Wives Choirs charity hopes to release an album to commemorate the centenary of the end of World War 1 – but needs support to make it happen. Through the site Pledge Music, choir members are aski...

Bear your bobbles for military charity

ARMED Forces children’s charity Scotty’s Little Soldiers is calling on people across the UK to get their bobble hats on to support the children our fallen heroes left behind. Scotty’s Bobble Hat Day will tak...