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A postcard from Kuwait

Karen, Charles, Amelia (10) and Oliver (8) on getting to grips with life in the Gulf How long have you been an army family? We’ve been together sinc...

Rate revamp

Are you living or posted overseas this summer? If so, make sure you’re aware of the changes to the way Local Overseas Allowance (LOA) is being calcula...

Regional reshuffle

For those of you who live in England, you may have noticed that AFF has made a slight change to the geographical areas we cover. The addition of three...

Marvel at Marchwood

Captain Si Macey (RLC), the unit welfare officer from 17 Port and Maritime Regt at Marchwood, Hampshire, explains how a grant has helped to transform ...

A postcard from Norway

Zoë, soldier Andrew and Rory, who is four, on forces life by the fjords. How long have you been an army family? Andrew has been serving since 2005. ...

Studying in Scotland

Did you know, in Scotland, universities and further education colleges are working closely together to better support the military community? AFF’s e...

App brings heroes to life

A new, free family activity uses augmented reality technology to tell moving stories of sacrifice at the National Memorial Arboretum in Staffordshire....

Wraparound childcare

Wraparound care trial in Catterick There’s good news if you’re based in Catterick with children aged four to 11, you can now apply for free before- a...

Parenting from afar

For many in the army, it is the decision to opt for continuity at school or further education that puts miles between parents and their children. What...

Irish innovations

From sustainable projects to a skate park – wheels are rolling on Aldergrove adaptations. It's an exciting time at Aldergrove in Northern Ireland wit...