Cyprus

Fostering from afar

Phil and Ange Dakin have lived and worked in Episkopi Station for 12 years. They’ve been registered as a foster family for the last three, providing e...

A postcard from Cyprus

The Mediterranean, meze and mountains. Partners Daniel Knott and Major Michael Brigham share a tour of their army life on the island of Cyprus... How...

Happy tails from Cyprus

AFF is constantly receiving questions from army families about financial support and assistance with transporting pets to and from overseas assignment...

Business as usual for Cyprus families

Back in July, a new contract for social work and welfare services for the forces community in Cyprus was introduced. Here, Claire Thomas, business sup...

Akrotiri Volunteer Army

More than 60 partners and personnel from RAF Akrotiri have been providing vital support to military sections across the Station during the COVID-19 pa...

Island enterprise

With limited work opportunities in Cyprus, some spouses and partners make the most of their time in the sun by using their passions to earn a second i...

A HIVE of information

AFTER 12 years working in the banking sector, Army spouse Sarah Quinn (pictured above) moved to Cyprus last year and became the information support of...

Jewels on the move

Army wife Fiona Dowling believes you can make jewellery anywhere as long as you have the tools and materials. In fact, she started her business, Jewel...

A caring career

Childminding can be a great employment opportunity for non-serving partners and spouses as it offers flexible home-working to suit your family’s needs...

Excellence in Episkopi

IN Army&You’s summer edition we’ve explored what’s available at Service Children’s Schools overseas (page 44). We spoke to Dan Browning, executive...