Cross at constant rule changing

A blog from Army&You’s autumn edition by Nathaniel My dad is in the army, and for the past four years I have been a boarder at my school while we have lived overseas. Over the last year I’ve felt unsure...

From army wife to army mum

A blog from Army&You’s summer edition by Clare, @StokieBird Up until getting married in 1998 my only association with the army was through my grandad, who served as a PTI in the Royal Artillery. I remem...

Uniformed approach

A blog from Army&You’s summer edition by Suneeta, @justsayithowitis I’ve been with my husband for five and a half years now. I met him at a Home Office event. He was there representing the army and I was t...

I’ll take the high road

A blog from Army&You’s summer edition by Alisha, @armylifewiththerobertsons In May 2019, our lives changed. We packed up and made a massive move from Scotland to England. 371 miles and seven hours away fro...

Dealing with deployment before marriage

A blog from Army&You’s summer edition by Holly, @lifeofamilitarywife My fiancé and I met in 2017 and immediately became best friends. Only six months later, we went on holiday and decided, there and then, ...

Happy but not hitched!

A blog from Army&You’s summer edition by Tara, @thenotwifelife As I head towards my sixth year as an unmarried military spouse, I wanted to share my take on it. Being a military family, everyone just assum...

Our journey

A blog from Army&You’s spring edition by Rosie, @aaronswifeyx I met my husband in 2014. We got married the following year and moved into first our quarter. I instantly made the house our home and was so ex...

Thanks to the community

A blog from Army&You’s spring edition by Jodie, @themilwife When I first started my Instagram account, I never thought it would go anywhere. I thought I could just anonymously post about the highs and lows...

High and lows of life in the ‘junior ranks’

By Alex, aged nine I live with my mum, dad and brother Ollie who’s eight. My dad is in the REME and this means that we usually have to move every two or three years. I’ve lived in five different houses an...

Paws for thought…a dog’s view

A Blogspot by Duke, @duke_of_dorset Being an army dog isn’t that bad. When dad is away mum will let me sleep on her bed so she doesn’t get scared. Normally I’m only allowed in their room every now and again. ...