Life in Scotland

Army spouse Lucy tells us about her family’s experience of a posting north of the border… How long have you lived in Scotland? We have lived in Colinton in Edinburgh for three years. What’s your quarter ...

Scotland spotlight

A POSTING to Scotland might mean an opportunity to get back to your roots or an adventure a long way from home but either way, Scotland has lots to offer Army families. Whether you are planning to soak up the c...

Life in Wales

The Houghton family share their experience of a posting to Wales… How long have you lived in Wales? We’ve had three years in Crickhowell and almost two years in St Athan. What is your quarter like? I’...

The Covenant and you

Over the last few years, many of us will have heard the word Covenant being used in relation to the Armed Forces community. But what does it actually mean for you and your family during a posting to Wales? We t...

Sharing success

If you want something changed – anything to do with your life as an Army family – tell AFF.  Our local co-ordinators across the UK are here to listen to your issues and take action. Here are some examples of wh...

Rural postings

If you choose to accompany your soldier on their postings, sooner or later you may face one to a rural area. This is likely to increase as rebasing plans see the expansion of some isolated camps. Jill Baines, A...

The big move

Rebasing – the removal of British troops from Germany and a series of internal unit moves and re-roles within the UK – is one of the most complex restructures the Army has ever faced. Kate Viggers finds out how...