BlogSpot: I choose to bloom!

A blog from Army&You’s spring 2024 edition by Ellen Owusu Two and a half years ago, when my husband shared with me the news of his new posting to Belgium, I was beside myself with conflicting emotions. O...

BlogSpot: Making it into print

A blog from Army&You’s spring 2024 edition by Rachel Lynch I’ve always dreamed of becoming a published author, but I didn’t see it as something I could do as a job until we were posted to Argentina, when...

BlogSpot – Musical movements in Cyprus

A blog from Army&You’s winter 2023/24 edition by Louise McIntyre In 2013, my husband Archie was getting ready to leave the army and retrain as a gas engineer, while I worked as a teacher. However, there ...

Blogspot – Being there for army families

A blog from Army&You’s winter 2023/24 edition by Michelle Morgan I’m the Army Welfare Service Community Development Worker (CDW) in Woodbridge, Suffolk. I’ve been here for nine years and did the same rol...

BlogSpot – Spinning plates

A blog from Army&You’s winter 2023/24 edition by Julia Barr Military life can be challenging when it comes to meaningful spousal employment – military bases aren’t always in areas with easy connections t...

BlogSpot – army mum bursting with pride

A blog from Army&You’s winter 2023/24 edition by Roushana Cherryholme Whilst posted in Brunei my two eldest sons completed their GCSEs, gaining excellent results. One wanted to join the RAF like his frie...

BlogSpot – stepping into the legal profession

A blog from Army&You’s autumn 2023 edition by Liz Edmunds When I became an army spouse – and step-mum to two young children – more than 15 years ago, my career in child protection and family court work g...

BlogSpot – Stacey’s journey

A blog from Army&You’s autumn 2023 edition by Stacey Heartford. I’ve known my husband for 21 years and we must have spent ten of those apart. Like so many military marriages, he comes and he goes; pre-de...