Life beyond the wire

As the Army heads for a settled future in the UK, military families are getting more involved in civilian life. A&Y investigates the benefits of creating connections with local communities... DIPPING into ...

Grape Expectations

Army&You talks cadets, courting and Chianti with world-renowned wine expert Oz Clarke   WHAT connections do you have with the Army? My father and mother met when they were both serving with the Ar...

Long distance love

Can spending too much time apart ruin a relationship? Or does absence really make the heart grow fonder? Army&You talks to spouses and partners of serving personnel about the ups and downs of long-distance ...

Coming home

Army&You catches up with Britain’s best-selling classical artist Russell Watson ahead of his new single release and UK tour…   WHEN the MOD asked Russell Watson if he would head up their new cha...

Life-changing study

MY husband Nickolas and I are originally from Guyana, South America and I married into the British Army in 2005 after we got together during his basic training. My father was a lawyer and I used to work and ...

The big move

Rebasing – the removal of British troops from Germany and a series of internal unit moves and re-roles within the UK – is one of the most complex restructures the Army has ever faced. Kate Viggers finds out how...

Beacons for entrepreneurs

We all know that it isn’t easy to find a job in each new location when your home life is uprooted every few years, but there are some military wives based in and around Brecon in Wales who have found a differen...

The model professional

Anna Shillinglaw started her model agency, Milk Management, from a bedroom in her Army quarter. A&Y caught up with her to find out how she’s developed it into a successful international business…   ...