Courses for entrepreneurs

Are you considering self-employment? Spouses and partners of serving personnel can now access exclusive training sessions from X-Forces Enterprise in a comprehensive three-day training course that explores th...

Coping with a mobile life

Many military families face a very mobile life, and feel that they are constantly on the move. In fact 22 per cent moved for service reasons in the last year* – with the army being the most mobile of the thre...

On the move again

Army families are currently facing high levels of mobility – Jill Misson looks into the impact of frequent moves and what support is in place. Moving house is an upheaval whether you’re new to military life ...

Someone to call on in a time of need

Understandably, a cancer diagnosis can come as a shock and be frightening, taking a toll not only on an individual’s physical wellbeing but also their emotional and social state. While the support of family a...

Bereaved children share their stories

Military youngsters have shared their personal stories of bereavement to highlight new data that shows an estimated 2,100 children each year suffer the loss of a parent who served in the armed forces. Brook...

Connecting military families

Professor Alison Baverstock, the founder of Reading Force, was awarded an MBE in recognition of her services to military families in the King’s Birthday Honours list.   Launched in 2010, Reading Force is a t...
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Charity supports military community

FearFree is a charity which supports current and ex-service personnel in Wiltshire, who are worried about how they treat their loved ones. Emily Denne, FearFree’s Service Director, said: “Domestic abuse take...

A helping hand for army families

AFF sometimes receives enquiries of a sensitive or more challenging nature around sexual violence, domestic abuse, addiction, gambling and more general mental health and wellbeing issues. We are always explo...

BlogSpot – Research is challenging but rewarding

A blog from Army&You’s spring 2024 edition by Lyndsay Spencer I’m a military wife, mum to three wonderful service children and undertaking a part-time PhD at the University of Surrey. The focus of my PhD...

Boarding briefing – the financial impact

Every year many army families consider boarding school as an option to ensure their children’s education is not disrupted by the frequent moves that come with army life. When you’re thinking about all the opt...