Google of the garrison

When Natalie Trezise met her future husband, she was living in Nottingham and working as a science teacher and he was based in Germany. They did the ‘long-distance thing’ for five years before he was posted bac...

A clean sweep

NO-ONE wants to live somewhere unloved and rubbish-strewn, so father and son Lee and Joshua Atkins (pictured below) decided to take matters into their own hands after they moved from Wiltshire to North Yorkshir...

Northern life

Catterick is already the largest British Army garrison in the world and over the next few years, further expansion will see it become the third-largest town in North Yorkshire. So what’s a posting there really ...

Rebasing round-up

Over the next 12-18 months, many Army families will be involved in unit moves as part of the Army Rebasing Programme. Army&You spoke to Collette Musgrave, AFF’s UK & Overseas Director, about this large ...

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...

At the heart of your community

London living brings unique challenges for Army families, so who’s on hand to support you? One person who’s helping to bring the community together at Queen Mary Buildings is Army spouse Victoria Cook (pictured...

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...

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...