The ripple effect widens

JULIA Molony and Sue Hawkins launched The Ripple Pond in 2012 after realising that they had no one to turn to for help. Sue said that there’s massive support available to families at first, but it’s often much...

Heart of the community

Did you know that the Army Welfare Service (AWS) provides confidential support to military families wherever they are located? Julie Mounfield, AFF Regional Manager South, looks at what they can offer… AWS...

Public positive about British troops

NEW research shows public support for the British Armed Forces is high. Using data from the 2011 British Social Attitudes survey, the team at the King’s Centre for Military Health Research and the Aberdeen C...

Support for children in Wales

SEPTEMBER 2012 saw the Welsh Government take responsibility for Service children in the Vale of Glamorgan. Katie Coleman became a Forces Family Support Officer, as a result of the MOD’s £3m fund for schools wit...

Focus on fitness helps veteran fight PTSD

A SUPER-FIT Army veteran has used his passion for exercise to forge a new career and help combat Post Traumatic Stress Disorder. Adam Rundle, who was deployed to Northern Ireland, Iraq and Afghanistan while ...