Sleep out to help out

Throughout March, Royal British Legion Industries (RBLI) is encouraging people to take part in The Great Tommy Sleep Out, to raise funds for and awareness of homeless ex-servicemen and women. There are estimat...

Paperchains award-winning entries

Following the Paperchains Project, a lockdown initiative which created a spotlight for young people, including armed forces families, to express their feelings through art, poetry or writing, Army&You is de...

New funding for forces communities

The Armed Forces Covenant Fund Trust has announced new funding programmes designed to support veterans, forces families and serving personnel recover from some of the wider impacts of the COVID-19 pandemic. Co...

VOCAL SUPPORT

With over 70 choirs and more than 2,000 members in military bases across the UK and overseas, the Military Wives Choirs (MWC) is a charity that brings all women in the military community, not just wives, closer...

LEAN ON US

Being a parent has never been easy. It can be lonely, frustrating, heart-breaking and overwhelming. The charity Home-Start is ready to support you through your toughest times. Home-Start volunteers are trained ...

Sign up to sing

With 72 choirs and nearly 2,000 members in British military bases across the UK and overseas, the Military Wives Choirs is a charity that brings women in the military community closer together and empowers them...

Jack draws planes for armed forces charities

13-year-old Jack Berry from Sunderland is an aviation fanatic and has drawn planes creating a truly inspirational and informative book in aid of military charities including SSAFA, the Armed Forces charity. Ja...

#OurArmyFamily

Meet the Greenwood family: Sam, Hannah, Harry (7), Aubrey (4), and Monty, the Jack Russell. Sam was a soldier long before he met his wife of almost 11 years, so military life is all Hannah has known of married ...

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 pandemic. Part of this grant was dedicated to SSAFA’s Forceslin...

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 emergency and respite fostering to the British Forces Cyprus ...