A Word From: Flying the flag for Army families

IN EARLY November, I was proud to take the reins of the Army Families Federation (AFF) as its new CEO, just a few weeks before the government’s Strategic Defence and Security Review (SDSR) was released. It was ...

A privilege to have served you

I HAVE been hugely privileged to be AFF’s Chief Executive for the last three years, writes outgoing AFF Chief Executive Catherine Spencer. It’s been immensely rewarding as well as enormously hard work and I ha...

What matters to you

FAMILIES have faced unprecedented change through redundancy, restructuring and the rebasing of troops from Germany back to the UK. Servicemen and women have faced long working hours and the impact on families ...

Recruit the soldier, retain the family

We are beginning to see long overdue improvements in the delivery of housing, healthcare and education for Forces families, writes AFF Chief Executive Catherine Spencer. There’s a long way to go but the Arme...