Akylah Rodriguez at BFBS

BFBS – the worldwide media service

BFBS services are available far and wide to ensure you’re connected with home from almost anywhere in the world. Here’s what’s on offer… BFBS TV – the best of UK TV, sport and movies, pretty much anywhere in...
Pre-schoolers

Your guide to the Overseas Nursery Authority

You may find that you accrue hidden childcare costs whilst living overseas, however, there are mechanisms in place to help offset some of these. AFF’s Education & Childcare Specialist Anna Hutchinson, tel...
Children playing

Adventures and opportunities at MOD schools overseas

Your children’s education is bound to be a priority if you’re posted overseas and, in some locations, schooling is provided by Defence Children Services. So what can your child expect if they’re enrolled at a...

Army unit moves to Cyprus

Whilst some of 1st Battalion the Royal Anglian Regiment arrived in Cyprus last summer in an unusual fashion following a 3,900km epic charity relay from Woolwich across Europe involving running, cycling, swimm...
Callum and his girlfriend, Israel

Before you go: Overseas checklist for army families

If you've been offered a posting overseas, you’ll want to be armed with as much information as possible before you go. So here, AFF’s Overseas Manager, Esther Thomas, helps you to understand new resources, cu...
Group Captain Mark Richardson

Healthcare change for Cyprus

From 1 April, secondary healthcare in Cyprus is switching to the American Medical Centre (AMC) in Nicosia instead of the Ygia Polyclinic in Limassol. Whilst some families may be concerned about the extra trave...