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...

Calling all book worms…

Last year’s online Summer Reading Quest – which was devised to bring 8- to 17-year-olds together through fun challenges linked to books, poetry and comics – proved a huge success. The initiative was set up by S...

Going it alone

Following on from the feature in our summer edition, All Shapes & Sizes, looking at how the army is adapting to support our changing community, single dad Brian talks about his experiences of jugging parent...

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...

Regional reshuffle

For those of you who live in England, you may have noticed that AFF has made a slight change to the geographical areas we cover. The addition of three virtual assistants working remotely, plus our new central c...

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...

Long-haul love on the move

Here at AFF, we’ve received a number of enquiries from those of you in long-term relationships (LTR) who’ve been trying to work out which allowances you can claim when moving on assignment. Generally, if you’r...

Bid for NAAFI funds

The NAAFI Fund 2021 is now open for bids. As well as the continuing last year’s theme of improving life for serving personnel and their families living on or near a military base; this year the focus is on maki...

All families, everywhere

At AFF we support all types of army family and their individual needs, whether they are in a long-term relationship, living apart, a dual-serving couple, single parent or a blended family. The recently publish...