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...

Long-term vision

IF you live in Cyprus, you may have heard about Androcles and Apollo and wondered what they are. Project Androcles is looking at the long-term plans for British Forces Cyprus, including what tasks British For...

Women’s war role remembered

THE role of women – including the Queen – in the Second World War has been remembered at a special ceremony at the National Memorial Arboretum marking the 80th anniversary of the formation of the Auxiliary Terr...

Podcast seeks entrepreneurial Service spouses

ENTREPRENEURIAL Service spouses are being sought for the second series of a weekly podcast. The Independent Spouse, hosted by military wife and business owner Jess Sands, wants to hear from others in the For...

National award for Scotty’s founder

THE founder of military charity Scotty's Little Soldiers has been honoured for her support for bereaved British Armed Forces children. Nikki Scott, who set up the charity after her husband and father to her ...

Trust enters Third Age

THE Forces in Mind Trust (FiMT) has launched its ‘Third Age’ at the charity’s FiMpacT Forum held at The QEII Centre in Westminster, marking the culmination of six years of grant giving to help ex-Service person...

London calling

How do you feel when your soldier’s assignment order comes through for central London? Excited to be in the big city, or daunted by Army life in a busy location? We chatted with AFF’s London Co-ordinator, Becky...

Review: The Very White of Love

GUEST reviewer and Army spouse Louise McCleery, from Brunsumm, shares her thoughts of The Very White of Love by SC Worrell, a powerful story of love and war based on the author’s own family history… When...