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Combating isolation

Last year, SSAFA, the Armed Forces charity was awarded a grant to help alleviate loneliness and isolation amongst the forces community during the pand...

School report: Attenborough

Name of school: Attenborough School Location: Sennelager, Germany Number of pupils: 61 – with more coming in 2021 School motto: ‘We care’ ...

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...

Fertility joy for army couple

Forces family Ann and Mike, from Derbyshire, explain how after the painful loss of their daughter and discovering a rare genetic condition, they have ...

No barriers to foster care

Don't be put off becoming foster carers because you have to move often or are frequently deployed. Military life needn’t be a barrier and many local a...

Building your family

If you’re a military family considering adoption, SSAFA, the Armed Forces charity, can support you through the process to create a loving family. They...

Stories of resilience

SAS hero and TV star Mark ‘Billy’ Billingham has told how he felt guilt about the impact his danger-fuelled life had on his family... The Who Dares W...

Step away from the boxes!

Tempted to get a head-start on packing ahead of your move? Cat explains why you should leave it to the experts… Normal removals policy is that the MO...

On the job front

Forces Families Jobs is now in its second year and despite the coronavirus pandemic and lockdowns, it’s seen success stories through military family m...

Championing the Cause

When you’re trying to forge a career while supporting your serving partner, there can be conflicts about which comes first. An increasing number of o...