‘Twas the night before moving

LOTS of military families will be able to relate to army spouse Gillian Low’s poem summing up her experience in moving house... ‘Twas the night before moving ‘Twas the night before moving, when all ...

Army kids

By Reece Stillie (12) Army kids have it tough. Lots of moves which is rough. A new home every two years. Saying bye to friends, lots of tears. New school, new teachers and new friends to make. Done this l...

Military Child

WRITTEN one evening at boarding school, Lottie Butterworth (14) sent this poem to her dad who has been away on an eight-month tour in Afghanistan. It was inspired by the dandelion, the flower of military childr...

Poetic licence

Service spouse Ruth Fry contacted Army&You to share the heartfelt poem she wrote about – and for – her son Reuben... THERE IS A HERO   There was a hero in the recruiting office; He swore an...