Warm reception

In the summer edition’s Army&You and Reading Force Book Club, our forces youngsters share their views on The Weather Weaver by Tamsin Mori... James Wright (9) I didn’t want to put it down. Stella finds an...

Young eagles fly through lockdown

Before the pandemic took hold, children from Middle Wallop station and surrounding villages were regularly attending Friday nights at the Army Flying Museum and learning about the history of aviation through fu...

Revealing resource

Charity Little Troopers has launched a new downloadable resource to help your children make sense of their emotions during challenging life events such as deployments, moving home or starting a new school. The...

Striking a balance

Juggling family life with service commitments is a difficult balance, and some new dads may need some extra support. Former soldier Adam Rockley tells us more about how you can seek help through DadPad… “I’m p...

Play streets coming this summer

Calling all service children! Look out for ‘play streets’ – coming to a garrison near you this summer. So that you can play safely outside, the road is closed for a couple of hours, creating a safe space for a...

Working wonders in Wales

Supporting Service Children in Education (SSCE) Cymru is a Welsh Local Government Association programme with a mission to provide the best possible educational support to your children in Wales. So, if you’re p...

Are you an army of one?

Being a single parent and holding down a full-time job is challenging enough, but if you’re from a Commonwealth country and choose to join the British Army, it takes it to a whole new level. AFF has noticed a s...

All shapes & sizes

There is no set mould for modern families, so how is the army adapting to support our changing community? Jill Misson reports… While many army families consist of one serving person living with their spouse an...

Mission possible

Bereaved forces children can take part in top-secret missions at home, in the garden or in the park, thanks to a partnership between charity Scotty’s Little Soldiers and education provider Commando Joe’s. The ...

Winning wordsmith

Never Such Innocence, which runs an annual international poetry, art, speech and song competition for youngsters aged nine to 18, focusing on conflict and its impact, has announced its 2020-21 winners. Army ch...