Winter warmers

How can you keep your family happy and healthy this winter? At the end of a tough year for most people, this edition’s food column is focused on keeping your spirits up. Our culinary queen AJ Sharp has been exp...

Experienced, evolving and eager for your evidence

A word from the new AFF Chief Executive, Collette Musgrave... Firstly, a big hello to all army families reading Army&You. I’m very honoured to have recently been appointed as the new chief executive of th...

More than an office

Are you still working, living and playing inside the same four walls? Have you started talking to the dog yet? When lockdown eases, seek out your local Military Coworking Network (MCN) hub. They're not just a p...

Meet the businesses buffering the pandemic

You’d be hard pressed to find a small business not impacted by the COVID-19 pandemic in one way or another. Some have thrived with increased demand, while others have struggled to survive, and many have had to ...

From pad brat to Cheshire housewife

Model-turned-reality TV star Tanya Bardsley talks exclusively to Army&You about her patch past and why she doesn’t take exception to being a ‘wife of’... Catterick may lack the expansive estates and exquis...

Surplus scenarios

What's the difference between retention of an SFA and surplus SFA? AFF housing specialist, Cat Calder, explains all… Retention is an extension of your entitlement at your previous posting and there are strict ...

Join webinar for job support

RFEA – The Forces Employment Charity is expanding its support for ex-servicewomen, military spouses and partners. On 24 November, the charity will be hosting a new webinar, Empowering You, led by business lead...

Putting smiles on faces

Growing up without your mum or dad by your side is one of the toughest things to go through as a child, so knowing you’re not going through it alone is vital. For national military charity, Scotty’s Little Sol...

There for each other

The Army Widows’ Association (AWA) was formed in 2004 for army widows, widowers, recognised partners and their family members, to provide comfort, support, hope and a special understanding. Staff provide a muc...

More than just a charity

Established 16 years ago, the Forces Children’s Trust (FCT) was the first British charity to specifically help children whose parent had died or sustained life-changing injuries whilst serving as a member of th...