Health

Our happy girl

Army life can be challenging for most of us, but it can be even more difficult for those families who are caring for a child with additional needs. He...

Aiming high

Craig Johnson is the Nurse Advisor for the MOD’s Directorate Children & Young People (DCYP). It might sound unusual to have a nurse working in an ...

Celebrating healthcare

The health – mental and physical – of loved ones is arguably our biggest priority and as army families, it’s reassuring to know there are lots of heal...

How are you?

A word from AFF Chief Exec, Sara Baade... When I first came to the UK about 20 years ago, I thought it was the kindest country in the world because e...

You’re not alone

It’s difficult enough to cope with long periods of separation, but even more so if you have the extra challenge of caring for a family member with add...

Surviving solo suppers

WHETHER you live ‘married unaccompanied’ or your spouse is deployed or away on exercise, it’s all too tempting to avoid cooking altogether and tuck in...

Ripples of support

THE Ripple Pond is a UK-wide self-help peer support network for members of the forces community. The emphasis is on meeting and speaking to people in ...

Join in the fun

JOIN SSAFA for a family fun-filled adventure break this autumn! The Service charity is offering a free mid-week residential holiday to military famili...

The voice of the voiceless

HAVING suffered a challenging health journey, army spouse Elizabeth Amoaa set up Speciallady Awareness – a foundation to support women suffering from ...

Worry workshops

In her role as the service pupils’ champion with North Yorkshire County Council, Nickie Young found an increasing number of families seeking support f...