#OurArmyFamily

Meet the Keen family. Chris is a freelance radio presenter, DJ and military spouse. He runs @SpouseHour on Twitter and also writes a blog offering advice to other ‘followers of the flag’ – especially men – call...

Highland help for service children

Highland Council leads a group that promotes better understanding of what service life is like for children and young people. The Military Liaison Group Education aims to ensure your child’s time at school is t...

School report: Raigmore Primary

Army&You highlights the support that schools worldwide show our military children. This edition, we’re heading to Scotland… Name of school: Raigmore Primary Location: Inverness Number of service pu...

A fitting tribute to British heroes

A poppy mural made from thousands of thank you notes will be installed at MOD Lyneham, the base where soldiers who lost their lives in Afghanistan were repatriated to. The BBC’s Local Radio stations are asking...

Your Mind Matters

The Royal Caledonian Education Trust (RCET), Scotland’s Armed Forces Children’s Charity, has a new service supporting military youngsters across Scotland with their mental health. ‘Your Mind Matters’ – the fir...

Writing from the heart

Army veteran and Never Such Innocence (NSI) Poet in Residence Clive Sanders writes poems on a daily basis and when he posts them on his Facebook page, tens of thousands of people view them. Here, he shares how ...

Book club: Fairy, fairy good!

In this edition’s Army&You and Reading Force Book Club, our forces youngsters share their views on Roxy & Jones: The Great Fairytale Cover-Up, written by Angela Woolfe… Michelle (9) The story is...

Happy tails from Cyprus

AFF is constantly receiving questions from army families about financial support and assistance with transporting pets to and from overseas assignments but under current policy pets are a personal choice and it...

Recipes for forces friendship

Nothing brings patch families together as quickly as sharing food or drinks and often recipes are passed over the fences and pushed through letterboxes. Our culinary queen AJ Sharp has been exploring the world ...

Railcard for veterans making life better

Double Olympic gold medalist and armed forces veteran, Honorary Colonel Dame Kelly Holmes, has teamed up with Sophie Faldo, former army officer and winner of the Great British Bake Off, to support the launch of...