Forces fight club

Alive Amateur Boxing Club in Tidworth, founded by serving soldier Chris Milligan, has only been running since 2015, but it already has almost 300 children and adults on its books, around half of which are conne...

Marvellous May for veteran Lamin

INJURED ex-guardsman Lamin Manneh has a hectic month ahead of him after making the Invictus Games squad and being selected as an ambassador for the 2016 Mobility Roadshow. Gambian-born Lamin, who lost both l...

Downtime: The skate escape

Army wife Kerstine Reynolds tells us why ice hockey is the perfect sport for families on a posting to BATUS… ICE hockey is as popular in Canada as football is in the UK. If you can imagine playing sevens r...

Cricket for the community

IS IT possible to combine work, family life, pleasure, education, exercise, support for animal conservation and support for the local community all in one day out? It is in Kenya. Recently, BATUK (British Ar...

Downtime: Spouse’s net asset

Annabel Ingram tells Army&You why netball is one of her top priorities... WHEN we receive a posting most of us Google the area or new schools first. Not me, I search for the netball clubs, which a...

The Game of Truce – 100 years on

FOOTBALL remembered last night as the British Army and the German Bundeswehr played out a fitting tribute to WW1. In front of a packed crowd, the two teams recreated the 1914 Christmas Game of Truce at Alder...

Joe Roots for our heroes

SPORTS retailer Mr Cricket has teamed up with English manufacturer Gunn & Moore to launch a new GM "Hero" cricket bat to support Help for Heroes (H4H). Paul Redfarn, Managing Director of Mr Cricket, expl...

Injured Hero selected for ParalympicsGB

INJURED ex-Serviceman Mick Brennan will represent his country once more following his selection as part of the ParalympicsGB team for this year’s Winter Paralympic Games in Sochi, Russia with support from Help ...

Courting camaraderie

Formed for fun and fitness, Wattisham Blades Netball Club has become a major player in Suffolk's Service and civilian community. Emma Eveleigh, the thriving team's publicity officer, tells Army&You more... ...